Partners & Affiliated Associations
The Asthma Foundation NSW
The Asthma Foundation NSW is committed to improving the health and well being of people by helping individuals and communities understand and use best practice asthma prevention and management strategies. The AFNSW provides information, education and community programs, and continues to be Australia’s largest provider of independent funding for scientific research focused on finding a cure and improved treatments for asthma.
Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)
The ADF is a non-government, not for profit organisation that works in partnership with the community so as to strengthen its capacity to prevent alcohol and other drug problems, and reduce alcohol and other drug harms.
Australian Health Management (AHM)
AHM is a national provider with more than 30 years’ experience in the Australian health care industry. AHM has earned a reputation as an industry leader in providing a full range of health insurance products and customised health management programs.
The Cancer Council NSW (TCCN)
TCCN is the leading cancer charity in NSW and is involved in cancer research, clinical trials and cancer prevention, providing information, education and skills to cancer sufferers and their carers as well as health professionals.
CityCoastCountry Training Ltd
The CoastCityCountry Training region encompasses seven Divisions of General Practice and three major training hospitals. Academic stakeholders and partners in the delivery of medical education include four universities, three NSW Health Area Health Services and ACT Health. CCCT’s focus is on educational and organisational innovation, commitment to deliver quality medical education programs and creating a competitive and attractive option for registrars and stakeholders.
Hammond Care is a not-for-profit, non-denominational and independent Christian organisation focusing on the provision of aged care and dementia services for older people within the community and in residential facilities. The organisation was established in the 1930’s and today has a strong reputation as one of the most innovative aged-care organisations in Australia.
Illawarra Division of General Practice (IDGP)
The IDGP is an independent general practice organisation which represents, supports and challenges general practice, through interaction with the community to improve the primary health care of the Illawarra.
National Breast Cancer Centre (NBCC)
The NBCC is Australia’s peak body for breast and ovarian cancer control. The Centre works with women, health professionals, cancer organisations, researchers and governments to reduce the number of Australian women who die from breast and ovarian cancer.
National Drug Research Institute (NDRI)
The National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) conducts and disseminates high quality research that contributes to the primary prevention of harmful drug use and the reduction of drug related harm in Australia.
NDRI, which was formed in 1986, plays a key role in national harm prevention strategies through research designed to establish the preventive potential of legislative, economic, regulatory and educational interventions.
NDRI is located at Curtin University of Technology's Health Research Campus in the western Perth suburb of Shenton Park and receives core funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
South Coast Aboriginal Medical Service
SCMSAC is an Aboriginal community controlled health service established in 1982. It offers primary health care, substance use, mental health and family support services to Aboriginal communities in the Shoalhaven and coordinates some regional approaches for the south coast region, which stretches from the Illawarra north of Wollongong down the coast to the Victorian border.
SCMSAC employs about 40 staff across five locations (Nowra AMS, Family Services cottage, Falls Creek Substance Use Service, Wreck Bay and Jerrinja clinics). It has three service teams a primary health care clinic, a family support team and a substance use and wellbeing team. SCMSAC covers the Shoalhaven Local Government area, including Aboriginal Communities in Gerringong and Gerroa, Jerrinja, Bomaderry, Nowra, East Nowra, South Nowra, Wreck Bay, and the Bay and Basin area south of Nowra, totalling over 3,000 Aboriginal people.