Aboriginal Health

Our Aboriginal Health Team can assist all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all ages. We help and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people prevent and better manage their chronic health conditions. We can help you access a wide range of health and community services, in a culturally supportive way.

Why should I identify?

We care about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ identity.
When you share your identity with us, this information helps us know how to prioritise your health care in a culturally supportive way.

The Elders Community Lounge

This is a culturally safe ‘drop in’ space for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families. It is located at the IPC Health Wyndham Vale Campus. The room is available Monday – Friday, during office hours. Contact the Aboriginal Health team for more information.

How do I get an appointment?

Contact the Aboriginal Health Team on 9216 7777 to make an appointment.

Is there a fee?

No. If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, our services are free and you are prioritised.

Reduced pharmaceutical costs

IPC Health’s General Practitioners across Deer Park, Wyndham Vale and Hoppers Crossing are registered for the Closing the Gap scheme. Closing the Gap registration specifically caters for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients who are over 15 years and have a chronic illness, however anyone who identifies as either can be registered under the scheme for the PBS Co-payment.

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