About

Yoorana Gunya means “Loving Home”

Vision Statement

To continue to secure funding and strategic partnerships within the health service to provide a one stop walk in health facility to the Aboriginal community and surrounding district.

Mission Statement

To provide Aboriginal people with the opportunity to maintain a high standard of health and mental well-being, access to specialist services provided in a culturally appropriate manner and to strengthen families and the community through cultural re-connection

Yoorana Gunya Family Healing Centre Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service. The organisation was established in 1997 and is governed by an all-Aboriginal Board of Directors. Whilst the organisation was originally established to reduce and combat family violence in the community, time has seen the needs of the Aboriginal community change and the focus of the organisation today is on providing primary health care and welfare services.

In 1997 Yoorana Gunya, through internal identification, noted a lack of Aboriginal appropriate health services within the area and formed a much needed service in partnership with Greater Western Area Health Service (GWAHS). This resulted in the opening of our Medical centre.

Yoorana Gunya is a non-profit Aboriginal Corporation funded by the State and Federal Government. Yoorana Gunya is proud to offer high quality health services and evidence based health promotion activities to both the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community to improve their physical, social and emotional wellbeing. Yoorana Gunya’s primary health care is supported by General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurses, Aboriginal Health Practitioners, tele-link Psychologists and Psychiatrists, Family Support Workers, Domestic Violence Specialist, Wellbeing Worker (Suicide Prevention), Social & Emotional Wellbeing Workers, our Receptionists and visiting allied health service including Optometrist, Dietician, Podiatrist and Audiologists.

Yoorana Gunya is committed to ensuring the Aboriginal family kinship unit is spiritually and culturally maintained in a suitable environment that is psychologically and physically healthy and content. Yoorana Gunya works holistically with Aboriginal people to address all issues relating to health and wellbeing. Our dedicated team of health practitioners have the skills and resources to manage all of your health needs.

Additionally, Yoorana Gunya auspices Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service

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Binaal Billa is auspice by Yoorana Gunya Family Healing Centre Aboriginal Corporation.

Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service is based in FORBES and also provides outreach services to Parkes, Peak Hill, West Wyalong, Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo and Murrin Bridge.
Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service is funded by the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and overseen by NIAA (National Indigenous Australians Agency) to provide Legal Assistance, Advice & Advocacy to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander victims of Family Violence and / or sexual assault.

We do not provide assistance to perpetrators of family violence or sexual assault
Binaal Billa has in house case management support and Victims Services applications and support. Offering Holistic culturally appropriate support and referrals for up to 12 months.

Bila Muuji, meaning ‘river friends’ was formed in 1995 as a strategic approach by a group of CEO’s to offer support to regional CEO’s in rural and remote NSW.The Bila Muuji Aboriginal Corporation Health Services Incorporated comprises Aboriginal Community Controlled Medical Services from Brewarrina, Bourke, Coomealla, Coonamble, Dubbo, Forbes, Orange and Walgett and are very active in trying to address the health inequality in each of our local communities. Bila Muuji’s approach is to “provide health services addressing not just the physical well-being of the individual but also the social, emotional and cultural well-being of the whole community”.
The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) is the peak body for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) across NSW. The AH&MRC is committed to ensuring their 47 Member Services have access to an adequately resourced and skilled workforce. The AH&MRC works with our membership in NSW to ensure accessibility to an adequately resourced and skilled workforce who provide high quality comprehensive primary health care services for Aboriginal communities. The AH&MRC works in collaboration with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health partners to systematically address the social determinants of health and wellbeing.
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is the national leadership body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in Australia. Our organisation provides advice and guidance to the Australian Government on policy and budget matters while advocating for community-developed health solutions that contribute to the quality of life and improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. NACCHO represent 143 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs) that operate in over 300 clinics across Australia, delivering holistic, comprehensive and culturally competent primary healthcare services. These ACCHOs are initiated and operated by local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The sector is the largest employer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia, with well over half of its 6,000 staff being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.