GV Health acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in the Goulburn Valley region. We pay respect to past, present and emerging elders of this land.
The Greater Shepparton area holds significant Aboriginal cultural heritage, and is amongst the most culturally diverse municipalities in regional Victoria. Historically there were eight tribes that occupied what is now known as Greater Shepparton, consisting of the Yorta Yorta, Bangerang, Kalitheban, Wollithiga, Moira, Ulupna, Kwat Kwat, Yalaba Yalaba and Nguaria-iiliam-wurrung clans, all of which spoke the Yorta Yorta language.
GV Health’s vision for cultural responsiveness is to ensure that we are a culturally safe and welcoming health services for all people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
GV Health values its relationships with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities and our aim is to deliver equity and opportunity in employment, health and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.
We are committed to working in partnership with the local clans of the Goulburn Murray region to address inequity and to plan and provide a culturally sensitive service that reflects the needs of our community.
GV Health is committed to creating a workforce that celebrates Aboriginal culture and ensuring that our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander team members have access to ongoing career and development opportunities.