Jill Gallagher on the historical exclusion from healthcare

“For generations, Aboriginal individuals were subject to a system of healthcare marked by colonial control. Picture the mission hospitals. These institutions were not places of healing…[Mission hospitals] were symbols of oppression where Aboriginal individuals were subject to standards of care and denied dignity that they deserved.”

Aunty Jill Gallagher, CEO of VACCHO told Yoorrook Commissioners.

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