Chief Executive Blog

speaking out against racism

14th August 2018

If you read the paper, watch the news, interact with social media or otherwise have your eyes and ears open, you may have noticed the resurgence of a populist narrative around ‘African gangs’...

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A treaty is vital for good health

24th July 2018

A treaty negotiated between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and our governments has undeniable moral and symbolic importance. As an important part of self determination it will also have significant health benefits…

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serious threat to our right to speak out for a healthy community

15th March 2018

Right now cohealth and other not-for-profit organisations and charities face serious threats to our ability to continue to advocate for a healthier, more inclusive society. The federal government wants to change a number of laws and regulations, all of which will limit the ability of charities to advocate on behalf...

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racism. it’s a health problem.

7th December 2017

Acting to address racism of all types, and wherever we see it, is key to having a strong, inclusive and healthy community. I urge you to stand firm in repudiating racism, add your voice to the call for Victoria Police and the Victorian Parliament to monitor and stamp out the...

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