Victorian Aboriginal Health Service

  1. About this service

    The Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) 2020 vision is “Creating and inspiring healthy Aboriginal people and families through quality, efective community health services, education and training. VAHS will achieve this with a fexible approach that is innovative, embraced by community and sets a standard as a Centre for Excellence for Aboriginal Health internationally”

    The objectives of the VAHS Medical Clinic are to:

    1. To promote, improve and support the quality of life of the Community.
    2. To provide a holistic approach to the physical wellbeing of the person, the family and the Community in a culturally appropriate way.

    - The VAHS Medical Clinic ofers the following services:
    - General primary medical consultation, including minor procedures
    - Screening and assessment
    - Immunisations
    - Chronic Disease Management
    - On-site Pharmacist and dispensary
    - Specialist and Allied Health Services
    - Health promotion and education
    - Medical Transport

    Referral to an extensive range of services within VAHS including allied health, midwives, maternal and child health nurse, social and emotional wellbeing services, and medical specialists. Education and training of medical students, Registrars and Aboriginal Health Workers. Clinic Operating Hours Monday to Thursday 8.30AM - 5.00PM Friday 8.30AM - 4.00PM Saturday 9.30AM - 12.30PM Sunday Closed

      • Service name

        Victorian Aboriginal Health Service

      • Service address

        VAHS Fitzroy 186 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, 3065
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      • Additional sites

        VAHS Preston Site 238-250 Plenty Rd, Preston VIC 3072

      • Phone

        9419 3000

      • Urgency levels

        Some Help, Direct Help

      • Service hours

        Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm Friday 9am to 4pm Saturday Medical Clinic Only 9.30am to 12.30pm

      • Service type


  2. Victorian Aboriginal Health Service