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The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales (AH&MRC) is the peak representative body and voice of Aboriginal communities on health in NSW. It represents its members, the Aboriginal community controlled health services (ACCHS) that deliver culturally appropriate comprehensive primary health care to their communities.
The purpose of the organisation is to:
The AH&MRC also operates a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) under the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) legislation. The role of HREC is to assess research proposals affecting the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people and communities in NSW, and to monitor the collection of data on Aboriginal health in order to ensure these activities are conducted ethically.
The AH&MRC is governed by a Board of Directors who are Aboriginal people elected by its members on a regional basis. It represents, supports and advocates for its members and their communities on Aboriginal health at state and national levels.
Adapted from Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW
Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW
Level 3, 66 Wentworth Ave
Surry Hills NSW 2010
PO Box 1565
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Ph: (02) 9212 4777
Fax: (02) 9212 7211
All correspondence should be addressed to the Chairperson or Chief Executive Officer.