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Naidoc Week March 2022

4th July 2022
It was great to see large crowds turn out for the street march, flag raising ceremony, awards presentation and the morning tea at Victoria Park.  It was also pleasing to see so many young people involved in the celebrations, continuing their culture, celebrating their history and looking to more

Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Annual Commemoration Service 2022

12th June 2022
184 years ago Myall Creek witnessed a dark and terrible, yet defining, event of Australia’s colonial history - a massacre of 28 Aboriginal older men, women and children, for which seven of the perpetrators were prosecuted, convicted and hanged - the first time white men were held accountable more

Inverell NAIDOC Awards

9th June 2022
The Inverell NAIDOC COMMITTEE have awards presented to community members every 2 years and it’s that time again to put your thinking caps on to nominate an Aboriginal person as per one of the categories outline in the nomination form and the reason you are nominating that particular person more

Christmas 2021

27th December 2021
Have a Merry Christmas from the Armajun Team, Please stay safe over the festive season and spend some quality time with your families, see you in the new more

Naidoc Day 2021

15th December 2021

Keep Our Mod Safe

30th August 2021

Elders Vaccinated

24th August 2021
Contact your local Aboriginal Health Service to book an appointment to have your vaccination Call 1800 276 more

Armidale Lockdown

9th August 2021
As a result of the Armidale Local Government Area lockdown due to 2 cases of COVID19 being detected in Armidale overnight, Armidale's Armajun AHS will be making a few changes to its daily operations to keep patients, staff, and the Community safe.   People are not to leave their homes more

Covid Vaccinations Armidale 2021

21st July 2021
COVID 19 Vaccinations will be available at the Armajun Armidale Health Service starting from the 22nd July 2021 and will continue every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday with both vaccines available: Pfizer vaccination available for Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander people between 18 years old more


5th July 2021
Armajun Aboriginal Health Service Inverell held a small NAIDOC ceremony for our staff this morning to acknowledge the start of NAIDOC celebrations, more

New Building

28th June 2021
Armajun has finally made the move into our new building from the 28th June 2021. Works are ongoing with Inverell Shire Council completing the street parking and landscaping. We are planning on having an official opening in 2022 when COVID restrictions are more

Ashford School NAIDOC Week

22nd June 2021
Celebrating NAIDOC week with Ashford School on the river. What an amazing day fishing, painting and making clap sticks, yidaki's and boomerangs. Our elders really enjoyed themselves thanks for the invite, happy NAIDOC. more

Ross Hill Schools Annual All Schools NAIDOC Art Competition 2021

17th June 2021
Armajun Aboriginal Health Service proudly supporting the Ross Hill Schools Annual All Schools NAIDOC Art Competition 2021. Students from local schools in Inverell and surrounding district have their Art pieces displayed at the Inverell Town Library. We encourage everyone to go down for a sticky more

Goodbye Jenny

21st May 2021
Today we say good bye to our beloved Jenny Ryan who is moving on from Armajun to something new and exciting. All the best from all the staff at Armajun we wish you well for the future and hope we can continue on with your hard work and dedication to support both the service and more

COVID-19 vaccination rollout

4th May 2021
Armidale Armajun commenced it's COVID-19 vaccination rollout today, with Auntie Debbie Green leading the way putting her hand up to receive her 1st dose pictured with Dr Kate Martin as the administering Doctor. To receive your Astra Zeneca COVID-19 Vaccination you must be an Aboriginal more

First Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine

12th April 2021
Armajun Inverell delivered it's first doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine today with some of our local Elders volunteering to have there 1st dose. If you are aged 50yrs and older and would like to have your vaccination. Contact your local Armajun AHS office on 1800 276 2586 and speak with our more

Armajun's Covid-19 Vaccination Program

1st April 2021
Once Armajun AHS receives a supply of Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccines (early to mid April), clients will be contacted individually and invited to attend an appointment to discuss and receive their COVID-19 vaccination. The first people to be offered appointments will be Aboriginal people 55 years more

Community Connector Pamphlet

27th November 2020
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY CONNECTOR? As trusted community member, Community Connector play a critical role in identifying and engaging with people with disability and their family. Collaborating with partners in the community, Community Connector are able to help participants who require additional more

Armahealthy Mob

10th November 2020
715 Health Check Incentive Armajun Aboriginal Health Service encourages our Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community members to visit their local Armajun GP for a 715 Health Check. The aim of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Check (MBS item 715) is to help ensure that more

Extra boost to support final stage of relocation

14th August 2020
THE construction of a new purpose built medical clinic to house Armajun Aboriginal Health Service at Inverell has received a financial 'shot-in-the-arm' from the State Government. During an site inspection to track the build progress of the new facility, Northern Tablelands MP Adam more

Joining Community Partnership Program of Regional Australia Bank

3rd July 2020
Armajun is now listed as a charity with the Community Partnership Program of Regional Australia Bank. Anyone interested in supporting our organisation through this program, please call into one of the branches and ask for more information or phone 13 20 67. Remembering the more supporters, the more

Delivery of Woolworths Basic Boxes

28th April 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic,Armajun AHS has secured a limited number of Woolworths Basics Boxes.Over the next week or two, staff will be making contact with our most vulnerable clients to deliver basic boxes across communities in Armidale, Ashford, Glen Innes Guyra, Inverell, Tenterfield, more

Flu Vaccines 2020

16th April 2020
Contact Armajun Aboriginal Health Service today to arrange an appointment to receive your FREE Flu Shot before Winter arrives. Safe measures have been put in place for the protection of each and all of us. Phone Us, If you would like an appointment booked or, if you have any questions or concerns more

Armajun Colouring Competition

17th March 2020
Armajun will be running a Easter Colouring competition for our kids 12yrs and younger, starting from today and finishing on Friday 3rd April we have 6 x $50 Easter Hampers to give away.  Details below  Armajun’s Easter Colouring Competition 6 x $50 Easter Prize Hampers up for more

Armajun acquire NAIDOC artworks completed by talented Ross Hill students

25th September 2019
Armajun Aboriginal Health Service has acquired powerful artworks completed by students for the Sapphire Community and District Schools NAIDOC Week Art Competition. Organised by Louise Walburn and Christina Howard the competition opened up a discussion about this year's theme: more

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service staff excited to build new centre

18th April 2019
Published by the Inverell Times - April 15th 2019 With cramped office spaces, a lack of wheelchair ramps and the carpark doubling as a dental moulding room, Armajun Aboriginal Health Service staff can't wait for work to begin on their new $4.7 million building. The service is more

Walkabout Barber coming to the New England

15th January 2019
Community Cuts, Connection & Conversation Walkabout Barber is the first of its kind and is a mobile Barber and Trauma and Recovery service designed to provide a space for cuts, connections and real conversations to take place. Brian Dowd is one of the most sought after “Indigenous more

Inverell doctor honoured at GP Synergy Awards night

3rd December 2018
Armajun Aboriginal Health Service senior clinician Dr Julia Fomiatti was named GP Synergy Supervisor of the Year for the New England/Northwest. The statement ‘it takes teamwork to train the next generation of general practitioners’ was apparent at GP Synergy’s awards more

Community Awareness Day for Chronic Lung Disease

22nd October 2018
Armajun Aboriginal Health Service, Inverell is holding an Aboriginal community awareness day about chronic lung disease that commences at 10.30am today, Thursday, October 18. The community are welcome to attend a free barbeque and information session that will include education, more

Because of Her, we can!

17th July 2018
Friday’s NAIDOC Week events began with a large crowd marching down the main street to Victoria Park. Wearing red, black and yellow, proudly carrying banners highlighting this year’s theme ‘because of her, we can’ young and old joined in. Kelvin Brown more

Inverell Hosts Women's Gathering for NAIDOC Week

17th July 2018
Because of Her, we Can! The strength of women was front and centre during a NAIDOC gathering at the East Bowling Club on Thursday. The booked out room celebrated women’s contribution to society, and focused on the 2018 NAIDOC theme ‘Because of her, we can’. more

Armajun Flu Vaccination Sessions

16th May 2018
Armajun, the Aboriginal health service, held a session to inoculate adults and children against the strands of flu experts expect in the coming months. There was a steady stream of people at the mobile clinic on Lang Street on Wednesday. Visitors got the reassurance of the flu jab plus the more

Armajun, a one-stop shop for Aboriginal health services, meets national standards

5th March 2018
Armidale’s primary health care provider for Indigenous people, the Armajun Aboriginal Health Service, has received a national award of accreditation, demonstrating its commitment to quality and safety. Since opening in Armidale in 2016, the practice has worked hard to build up its more

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance Graduates

24th November 2017
Congrats to both Armajun Workers James Sheather and Tom Faulkner. From the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health: "Today our certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance Scholarship holders graduated from their course. We are extremely proud of the achievements of these Aboriginal more

The Colour Run was Blast

26th September 2017
Thanks #INVERELLTINGHANAIDOCCOMMITTEE for a great day holding a colour run at Cameron Park for everyone. Hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did 👍😁Thanks to all the volunteers who helped on the day also we couldn't do it with out more

Armajun - Glen Innes New immunisation Fridge

26th July 2017
NEW FRIDGE: RN Sara McGregor, Tim Bell-Levy, Lianna Fuller-Byrne, Josey Peterson and James Speedy with the new fridge which has been freshly stocked at Armajun on Monday. Photo: Rachel Baxter. After months of paperwork and preparation, Armajun in Glen Innes are thrilled to house a new immunisation more

Glen Innes Armajun NAIDOC Day 2017

4th July 2017
For the first time, Glen Innes Armajun is opening its doors to the community for NAIDOC Day. And there’s a whole lot planned for the celebrations, including craft lessons, bingo, jumping castles, face painting, rock painting and a barbecue. The centre will also be holding more

One Year in Armidale

15th May 2017
Armajun Health Service has provided care to the Aboriginal community in Armidale for one year Now the number one Aboriginal healthcare provider in the Northern Tablelands region, Armajun Aboriginal Health Service is celebrating one year in Armidale. CEO Debbie McCowen said the service now has more

Hunter New England Health and Armajun join forces

18th April 2017
Armajun and Hunter New England Health are joining forces in a “unique” way to deliver health services in Glen Innes and across the region. “There is no one else who works in partnership with organisations to improve the health outcomes for Aboriginals as we have,” more

Empowering addicts to find recovery

17th January 2017
Though more serious than losing a few kilos or resolving to exercise, seeking freedom from addiction is a goal for some when the New Year turns. The reality of making the decision to address dependency, no matter economic status, culture or age, is ultimately in their hands but several local more

Armidales Primary Health Care Provider for Aboriginal people

21st October 2016
Armajun Aboriginal Health Service will be Armidale’s primary health care provider for Aboriginal people in the 2017-2018 year, after receiving almost $2.6 million of federal funding. The Inverell-based company is currently providing medical services out of the Pat Dixon Medical Centre. more

Lynette Lackay appointed as Appointment of Tablelands & Peel Aboriginal Health Coordinator

9th August 2016
Lynette is an Aboriginal woman with bloodlines connected to both the Kunja/Barkindji language groups. Lynette brings with her a wealth of experience to the Aboriginal Health Unit, namely working as a Case-Work Manager for the NSW Department of Family & Community Services for the past 29½ more

More Money for Health Service

25th July 2016
(Author: Craig Thomson. First appeared in Inverell Times on the 16th August 2016) THE STATE Government has allocated more funding to the Armajun Aboriginal Health Service to enable it to focus on disease prevention. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall announced another $212,000 in annual funding more

Funding Boost

11th July 2016
Aboriginal Health centre to receive $200,000 in annual funding, Marshall announces. (Author: Steve Green. First appeared in Inverell Times on the 11th July 2016) RECURRENT funding for Armajun Aboriginal Health Services worth $200,000 per annum was announced by the Member for Northern Tablelands, more