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Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council (KAMSC)

 

Description

The Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council (KAMSC) is a regional Aboriginal community controlled health service (ACCHS) providing a collective voice for a network of member ACCHS from towns and remote communities across the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The KAMSC collective represents four independently incorporated ACCHS:

The KAMSC Governing Council is made up of one representative from each of its independent member services and one representative from the community councils of Beagle Bay and Bidyadanga, where independent ACCHS are not yet established. KAMSC general meetings are held quarterly in different locations across the region.

KAMSC provides a wide range of regional services to support member ACCHS, with business units including:

While KAMSC's major role is in regional advocacy and support for member services, it also provides comprehensive primary health care services in the remote communities of Beagle Bay, Bidyadanga and Kutjungka (Balgo, Mulan and Billiluna communities).

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council abstract

Contacts

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council
Cnr Anne St and Dora St
PO Box 1377
Broome WA 6725
Ph: (08) 9194 3200
Fax: (08) 9192 2500
Email: kamsc@kamsc.org.au

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Last updated: 25 September 2013
 
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