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Christmas Closures 2022

Armajun will be closed for Christmas from 4.30pm on Thursday 22nd December 2022Re-Opening 8.45am on Wednesday 4th January 2023 We would like to wish all of our clients and the community a very Merry Christmas and a safe, happy and healthy New Year. Don't forget to see your doctor to organise ...
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Naidoc Week March 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 th...
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Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Annual Commemoration Service 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 f...
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Inverell NAIDOC Awards

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 for...
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Christmas 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 year....
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Naidoc Day 2021

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Keep Our Mod Safe

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Elders Vaccinated

Contact your local Aboriginal Health Service to book an appointment to have your vaccination Call 1800 276 2586...
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Armidale Lockdown

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 exc...
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Covid Vaccinations Armidale 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 a...
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NAIDOC 2021

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service Inverell held a small NAIDOC ceremony for our staff this morning to acknowledge the start of NAIDOC celebrations,...
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New Building

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 lifted....
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Ashford School NAIDOC Week

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. ...
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Ross Hill Schools Annual All Schools NAIDOC Art Competition 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 and...
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Goodbye Jenny

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 community.....
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COVID-19 vaccination rollout

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 clie...
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First Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine

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 friend...
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Armajun's Covid-19 Vaccination Program

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 an...
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Community Connector Pamphlet

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 assi...
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Armahealthy Mob

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 Abo...
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Extra boost to support final stage of relocation

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...
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Joining Community Partnership Program of Regional Australia Bank

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...
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Delivery of Woolworths Basic Boxes

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...
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Flu Vaccines 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 ...
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Armajun Colouring Competition

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...
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Armajun acquire NAIDOC artworks completed by talented Ross Hill students

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...
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Armajun Aboriginal Health Service staff excited to build new centre

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...
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Walkabout Barber coming to the New England

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...
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Inverell doctor honoured at GP Synergy Awards night

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...
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Community Awareness Day for Chronic Lung Disease

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...
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Because of Her, we can!

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...
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Inverell Hosts Women's Gathering for NAIDOC Week

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...
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Armajun Flu Vaccination Sessions

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

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 ...
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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance Graduates

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...
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The Colour Run was Blast

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....
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Armajun - Glen Innes New immunisation Fridge

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 ...
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Glen Innes Armajun NAIDOC Day 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...
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One Year in Armidale

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...
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Hunter New England Health and Armajun join forces

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,” ...
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Empowering addicts to find recovery

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...
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Armidales Primary Health Care Provider for Aboriginal people

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

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 ...
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More Money for Health Service

(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 ...
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Funding Boost

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...
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