Our People to Live Stronger & Longer

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We also pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

About

Paving the Way for Aboriginal Health and Education

AH&MRC’s work is to enable Our People to Live Stronger and Longer.

Who we are:

The Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC) is the peak body and voice for 49 ACCHOs (Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations) across NSW and works to ensure ACCHOs have access to an adequately resourced and skilled workforce to provide high-quality health care services for Aboriginal communities.

Resource Centre

Discover the large array of complimentary resources we offer, ranging from posters and wellness cards to annual reports and strategic plans.

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Alcohol and Other Drugs

For culturally appropriate resources to assist with AOD treatment and rehabilitation.

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Annual Reports

Annual Reports

For all AH&MRC Annual Reports and related documents.

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Bushfire Safety

Bushfire Safety

For resources to educate, inform and prepare community for bushfires.

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COVID-19

COVID-19

For culturally appropriate COVID-19 resources promoting testing, social distancing, good hygiene and wearing a mask.

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COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

For resources that encourage community members to yarn-up about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Digital Health

Digital Health

For digital health resources, including My Health Record booklets.

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Ear Health

Ear Health

For ear health resources, including member success stories.

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Emergency Preparedness

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Ethics

Ethics

For templates and guidelines to use when submitting an Ethics application.

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Flu Vaccination

Flu Vaccination

For resources to promote flu vaccination in Aboriginal communities.

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Living Longer Stronger

The Living Longer Stronger resources have been created for health care professionals who treat Aboriginal clients with chronic conditions.

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Palliative Care

Palliative Care

For culturally appropriate end of life resources for end-of-life care.

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Policy Submissions

For all policy submissions and related resources.

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Sexual Health

Reproductive and sexual health is just one part of the bigger picture of health in Aboriginal communities.

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Social and Emotional Wellbeing

For culturally appropriate resources that promote good mental health, self care and connection to culture, click here.

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Strategies, Reports & Papers

Policy strategies, reports, paper and constitution.

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Webinars

All webinars and forums from all departments and programs.

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Education and Training

Our organisation is an official Registered Training Organisation (RTO), allowing us to deliver high-quality, customised training programs that are not only tailored to the unique needs of our sector but can also be nationally accredited.

At AHMRC, we understand the importance of providing education and training initiatives that are specifically designed for Aboriginal healthcare. Our comprehensive Education and Training section offers a wide range of courses and programs, all developed with a deep understanding of the sector’s requirements.

CHC43215 – Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

CHC43315 – Certificate IV in Mental Health

BSB50420 – Diploma of Leadership and Management

11307NAT – Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research, Theory and Practice

HLT30113 – Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

HLT40113 – Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

HLT40213 – Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care – Practice

SIS30321 – Certificate III in Fitness

SIS40221 – Certificate IV in Fitness

Help us Raise Funds for First Nations Health and Disaster Response

As the peak body for the ACCHO sector, we are in a unique position to be able to identify gaps in funding and have identified 3 key areas of need – Disaster Response, Elective Surgery and Scholarship

Upcoming Events

In line with our dedication to supporting ACCHOs and the Aboriginal Health sector, we host a range of events that are open to either our members or the general public. Take a look at all the offerings below:

Bidjigal and Gadigal Festival
26 Jan

10:00 am - 06:00 pm

Victoria Park, Parramatta Rd, Broadway NSW 2008

Yabun

4 Mar

International Convention Centre Sydney

AH&MRC Indigenous Health Summit 2024

Latest News

23 Feb

Countdown to AH&MRC Indigenous Health Summit 2024

Calling Indigenous healthcare leaders! Directors, CEOs, Managers, Program Coordinators, and community leaders in Clinical and…

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15 Feb

Expression of Interest for Vaccination Support

The public health team is requesting an EOI from ACCHOs wanting support for their yearly…

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15 Feb

Cryptosporidiosis alert for NSW

After a steep recent increase in cryptosporidiosis cases across the state, NSW Health is advising the community…

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