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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Lurrtjurringa lan program

 

Overview

The Lurrtjurringa lan (joining together) program aimed to improve access to mainstream health services for Indigenous people in the Laverton region of Western Australia (WA). It also aimed to promote access and inclusion for Indigenous people in the community who are living with a disability.

The program commenced in 2006 and is a joint initiative of the Goldfields Midwest Medicare Local, the WA Disability Services Commission and the WA Health Department. One of the program's main activities was conducting regular health clinics with Aboriginal health workers in many communities within the Laverton region.

The program also:

Abstract adapted from National Rural Health Alliance

Contacts

Goldfields Midwest Medicare Local (GMML)
Level 1
209 Foreshore Drive
Geraldton WA 6530
PO Box 111
Geraldton WA 6531
Ph: (08) 9960 6800
Fax: (08) 9960 6899
Email: mail@gmml.org.au

Related publications

Keating T (2007)

Lurrtjurringa Lan Project: joining together.

Paper presented at the 9th National Rural Health Conference: standing up for rural health: learning from the past, action in the future. 7-10 March 2007, Albury, NSW

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Last updated: 19 March 2014
 
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