Governance

We are governed – and inspired – by representatives of our four founding community controlled health services in consort with independent expert directors.

Members

The Membership of the IUIH comprises the IUIH Moreton ATSICHS and the four founding Community Controlled Health Services.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane Limited

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane Limited was formed by community members and concerned general practitioners as a small volunteer group in the early 1970s. The service provided primary health care to the Indigenous community around Spring Hill. It has grown to be one of the largest Indigenous community organisations in Queensland and proudly remains community controlled and managed. ATSICHS provides a diverse range of health and ancillary services in a culturally appropriate setting to more than 12,000 clients throughout the greater Brisbane area.

For more information visit the ATSICHS website


The Kalwun Development Corporation

Kalwun Development Corporation is located at Nerang on the Gold Coast and provides services to the Gold Coast and surrounding region. Core functions include The Kalwun Housing Program, Home and Community Care and the Health Service that operates from a purpose-designed facility in Miami. The service caters for the primary health care needs of the community with 3 doctors and a dental service. It also runs specialised programs, developed and facilitated by Aboriginal Health Workers.

For more information visit the Kalwun Development Corporation website


The Kambu Medical Service

When founded 32 years ago, the Kambu Medical Centre provided culturally appropriate health care by doctors who travelled from the Aboriginal and Islander Community Health Service Brisbane for one day a week. By 1994 the staff had increased to a CEO, Finance Officer, doctor, two health workers, a trainee health worker, a driver, nutrition field officer, trainee receptionist and trainee admin assistant, all managed by a community-elected Board of Directors. Today, Kambu Medical Centre employs over 35 staff (not including visiting specialists) and provides comprehensive medical and specialist services to the Ipswich and surrounding areas.

For more information visit the Kambu Medical Service website


The Yulu-Burri-Ba Health Service

Yulu-Burri-Ba has been providing health related services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities on Stradbroke Island for 25 years, and became incorporated as Yulu-Burri-Ba in 1994. During that time Yulu-Burri-Ba has established a community controlled health service providing multiple community care facilities and services. Initially the service commenced with three providers at the Dunwich Hall on a weekly basis every Thursday. Currently Yulu-Burri-Ba has over 40 staff and a second clinic located at Capalaba, providing access to General Practitioners and various Allied Health Services. Yulu-Burri-Ba is now located at their new facilities at 16 Dickson Way, Dunwich.

For more information visit the Yulu-Burri-Ba Health Service website


Moreton Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service

Moreton Bay Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service operates comprehensive primary healthcare clinics located at Morayfield, Strathpine, Caboolture and Deception Bay. The community in the Moreton Bay region has long been without a community controlled health service and we are pleased to now be able to offer a service that allows people to access quality healthcare closer to home. Our services include GP’s, Physician, ENT, Paediatrician, Cardiologist. Allied health include Aboriginal Health Workers, Psychologist, Social Worker, ATODS, Podiatrist, Physiotherapist, Chronic Disease Nurse, Speech Therapist, OT, Dietitian, Oral Health Therapist. Programs include Mums & Bubs, with Midwife and Child Health Nurse and the “Work it out” exercise program.

For more information visit the Moreton ATSICHS website