Our Governance

We are an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation governed by a Board of Directors, the majority of which are drawn from the communities we service. 

Our Vision:

Travelling and working together to help people feel better, keep well, and improve wellbeing in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.

Our Mission:

The Ngaanyatjarra Health Service will work in a malparara way [two-way learning] as a part of the Ngaanyatjarra community to promote the health and wellbeing of people in the Lands, ensuring a professional health service that is accountable, culturally appropriate, anticipates and responds to the community’s changing health needs and priorities and takes a collaborative approach with other service providers to deliver best practice services.

We Value:

  • Strong community leadership and good governance through which community control of the health service can be maintained and is transparent.
  • Employing Ngaanyatjarra people (Yarnangu) and working alongside Yarnangu in a malparara, two-way learning way.
  • Health care that is culturally appropriate and ensures the rights, views, values and expectations of Yarnangu are incorporated into everyone’s business.
  • A holistic approach and to build relationships with stakeholders to deliver quality health services with attention to people’s physical, spiritual, cultural, environmental, social and emotional strengths and needs.
  • Optimal quality health services based on evidence based practice, continuous quality improvement and a high level of accountability to funders.
  • Building community capacity to respond to priorities in Primary Health Care and contribute to health promotion and illness prevention initiatives.
  • Partnerships and collaboration with other agencies on Ngaanyatjarra Lands and other external stakeholders.
  • Actions to provide services based on evidence based practice and meet targets and Key Performance Indicators.