As part of its commitment to staff health and wellbeing, the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) held its first Deadly Health Day last Thursday 8 August.
The Deadly Health Day was supported by GLaWAC’s Aboriginal partner organisations – Gippsland & East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-Operative (GEGAC) and staff from its medical and dental teams and Tanderra Alcohol and Drug Service, as well as staff from Lakes Entrance Aboriginal Health Association (LEAHA) and Yoowinna Wurnalung Aboriginal Healing Service.
The key East Gippsland regional health services, Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS), Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS), Orbost Regional Health and Gippsland Lakes Community Health (GLCH) were well represented as well as staff from Ambulance Victoria, Diabetes Victoria and Cancer Council Victoria and Lakes Entrance Aquadome whose staff set up a cross-fit circuit and guided staff through correct equipment use. A healthy and delicious breakfast and lunch was provided to all participants courtesy of the chefs from the Bairnsdale Regional Health Service.
To read the full release, Deadly Health Day Thursday 8 August