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Health Policy and Grants

The Health Policy and Grants Coordinator works with Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in South Australia to assist them with health policy requirements and population health grants. 

The purpose of this position is to strengthen the focus on health policy and grants and ensure that member ACCHS are kept informed about health policy developments and funding opportunities.

The primary aims are to: 

  • Strengthen the voice of member ACCHS and ensure their concerns and needs are heard
  • Ensure that policy and advocacy activity aligns with member priorities and needs
  • Strengthen member ACCHS ability to identify and access funding opportunities and funded programs

Key activities of the role include:

  • Following health related policy development at State and Commonwealth levels and keeping member ACCHS informed of any changes
  • Working closely with AHCSA staff, Members and other stakeholders to support Aboriginal health policy direction
  • Closely following grant opportunities and supporting members with grant applications 
  • Coordinating and supporting ACCHS responses to Royal Commissions and Inquiries