All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible for a yearly Indigenous-specific health check. This health check (listed as item 715 on the Medicare Benefits Schedule) is designed especially for Indigenous people. The aim of the health checks is to provide Indigenous people with primary health care matched to their needs by supporting early detection, diagnosis and intervention for common and treatable conditions. Ask your doctor for more information today!
GEGAC provides assistance with respite activities and a disability planner to assist families to connect with community supports.
GEGAC provides a space for meetings and gatherings for Aboriginal community members and organisations.
Provides HACC delivered meals and property maintenance to Aboriginal people across Gippsland.
GEGAC offers outreach workers to support Aboriginal men with specific issues. To get involved with an outreach worker, please contact GEGAC medical.
This Aboriginal women’s social gathering group provides information and support to access health, welfare and legal services.
Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place
The Keeping Place is a museum housing a vast collection of artefacts, art and information about the culture and history of the Aboriginal people of East Gippsland. It provides an opportunity for visitors to learn the history, heritage and culture of Aboriginal people. Personalised tours for groups and individuals are available.
Men’s Gym Group
This group is available to all men who would like to improve their fitness. Tuesday, 1pm to 3pm.
Women’s Gym Group
This group is available to all women who would like to improve their fitness. Wednesday and Friday, 11am to midday.
Women’s Swimming Group
This group follows the gym group on Wednesdays from midday to 1pm.
Women’s Walking Group
This group operates from Medical. Tuesdays 11am to midday.
Koorie Offender Support and Mentoring
Support programs and mentoring for adult offenders over 18 years old on Community Based Court Dispositions.
Transport provided to attend medical and specialist appointments for eligible clients.
Phone: 03 5150 0700
37-53 Dalmahoy Street, Bairnsdale VIC 3875, Australia