Category: Equality and Inclusivity

Maddocks Gardens cultural garden a showpiece for all to share

An Aboriginal cultural garden is the latest addition to Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s Maddocks Gardens aged care facility – one where Aboriginal people and all residents and visitors can meet, chat and feel welcome. The garden, developed at a cost of $80,000, includes a specially-designed one-off yarning circle, picnic

BRHS Careers Expo offers a wealth of opportunities

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service’s careers expo next week is a chance for students, jobseekers and professionals to consider the range of employment opportunities at one of East Gippsland’s most vital community assets. Take The Next Step: BRHS’ Careers Expo, will be held from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesday, 21

Drive for genuine change as BRHS celebrates NAIDOC Week

More than 250 people attended a community celebration at BRHS to celebrate NAIDOC Week and the special relationship between our team and East Gippsland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. BRHS used the occasion to celebrate its 40-year tradition of specialised care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Celebrating 40 years of Aboriginal health care

Growing up in East Gippsland, Bidwell woman Auntie Helen Morgan learned a thing or two about the power of community. In 1982, that experience made her the perfect person to pioneer specialist health care for Aboriginal people at the Bairnsdale Hospital (as the Bairnsdale Regional Health Service was known