Category: Sector News

Free governance workshops for the ACCHO Sector

As the Sector expands, it’s important to equip our health leaders with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure ACCHOs comply with governance requirements.

Regulators will always keep updating regulations, and we need to make sure our Sector is continuously improving and updating the skills of our leaders.

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Carbal – An innovation model of sustainability

When Brian Hewitt, CEO of Carbal Medical Services was appointed to the position eight-and-a-half years ago, he lamented that programs that were beneficial to the health of the community ceased as soon as funding streams discontinued.

Coming to terms with the variability of government priorities and their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations led Mr Hewitt to a conclusion.

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Sector Leader Magazine is published by the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC).

We welcome submissions from our Members, Associates and Affiliates on the great work being undertaken within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation Sector. 

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that this publication may contain images or names of people who have passed away.