Submission – First Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing

Home  →  Submissions Library  → Submission – First Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing


First Peoples’ Health and Wellbeing’s (FPHW) is an Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation (ACCHO) providing affordable primary healthcare services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People and their families in urban Melbourne.

This submission from FPHW is a response to Yoorrook’s health inquiry and details:

  • Inequities in the Medicare and My Medicare systems
  • Inequities faced by those under the ACCHO Award
  • Inherent mistrust of ACCHOs by funders and the associated excessive administrative burdens
  • Data sovereignty
  • Interactions with mainstream providers
Date: 6 June 2024