Chief Executive Blog

It’s time we have a more difficult conversation

21st March 2019

Today is Harmony Day, coinciding with Cultural Diversity Week and the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a time to celebrate inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background. It also comes as our many communities debate and decry...

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cohealth’s submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health

12th February 2019

cohealth is one of over 7000 individuals and groups that took the opportunity to provide input into the development of the terms of reference for the upcoming Royal Commission into Mental Health. This is an issue we care deeply about, given our extensive history of providing services for people experiencing...

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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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