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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 Marsha...read 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 mor...read 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, T...read 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 ...read 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 grabs...read 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: Voice...read 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 curr...read 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 Trau...read 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 n...read 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, screeni...read 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 hel...read 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’. O...read 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 fu...read 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 ...read 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 Stude...read 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 you....read 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 ...read 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 didg...read 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...read 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,” ...read 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 service...read 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. ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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, A...read more