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Jul 06 2022

Get Up! Stand Up! and Show Up! this NAIDOC Week

This year NAIDOC celebrations are being held from 3-7 July. The theme is Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! which encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and non-Indigenous Australians to work together to keep getting up, standing up, and showing up for systemic change and reconciliation.
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Jun 30 2022

NAIDOC Cup Returns with a lively event after COVID-19

Last Tuesday a number of our staff had the opportunity to once again volunteer at our region’s 12th annual NAIDOC Cup event, held at Hunters Field in Emu Plains.
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Apr 08 2022

Be a Health Hero and Protect Yourself this Winter

This winter we are urging you to get vaccinated against the flu and to ensure your COVID-19 vaccinations are up-to-date, by getting your booster or winter dose before it’s too late.
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Jun 30 2021

NAIDOC Cup Celebrates 10 Years

On Friday 18 June, after being delayed due to COVID-19 last year, our region was finally able to host the 10th annual NAIDOC Cup at Hunters Field in Emu Plains.
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Jun 15 2021

More than a word. Reconciliation takes action.

Last week, we celebrated National Reconciliation Week with a special event that included neighbouring organisations in our building. It was a chance for us to come together as a community to listen, learn, understand and further our journey towards reconciliation.

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Dec 05 2019

New Aboriginal Mental Health & Addiction Support Workers

Our organisation has always had a strong commitment to supporting the local Aboriginal community, which is encapsulated in our Reconciliation Action Plan that we launched earlier this year.

The voice of this community is an important one, and helps us to shape how our services are designed so they culturally appropriate.

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Jun 06 2019

Introducing our Reconciliation Action Plan

Last week, in recognition of Reconciliation week, we were proud to officially launch our first Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). This RAP formalises our vision to improve the health of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and embed their community needs into our everyday business and culture.

“Reconciliation” is not just a word - it is a process that requires a change of culture and positive action. It is an ongoing journey. Whether we’re engaging in challenging conversations or unlearning and relearning what we know, this journey requires all of us to walk together with courage.

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Lizz Reay is the CEO of Wentworth Healthcare, provider of the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network. Previously Deputy CEO of Nepean Blue Mountains Medicare Local & Nepean Division of General Practice, she has an extensive background in public health.

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