Armajun Health Service

Armajun Health Service

10 Aug 2022

Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce visited Inverell today to officially open and inspect the new $6.6 million Armajun Aboriginal Health Service which has been servicing the region since last year.

The service incorporates medical and dental clinics, specialist and allied health professionals consultation rooms, administration, social and emotional wellbeing, mental health, drug and alcohol, family healing and other culturally appropriate health and community services.

Mr Joyce who is also Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs said indigenous health services like this are vital in rural and remote communities.

“It’s so impressive touring the centre today, seeing what they’ve done here in Inverell for the regions indigenous health needs.”

“Whether you live in the city or out here in the country, everyone is entitled to quality and professional healthcare,” Mr Joyce said.

This centre was made possible through the Federal Governments Building Better Regions Fund, which saw $2.35 million committed to the project, $3.3 million committed by the Armajun Aboriginal Health Service and $250,000 committed by the New South Wales Ministry of Health.

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