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TIS delivers Drum Beat at Geraldton Universities Centre open day
Posted 21 October 2020 TIS delivers Drum Beat at Geraldton Universities Centre open day

Tackling Indigenous Drum Beat session with Mayoni Banda

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service calls for Elder, Youth and
Posted 15 October 2020 Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service calls for Elder, Youth and Scholar of the Year nominations

GRAMS invites you to nominate an outstanding individual for the Elder, Youth and Scholar of the Year Awards to be presented at the GRAMS NAIDOC Ball Saturday 7 November 2020

GRAMS TIS team encourages youth participation and engagement through
Posted 30 September 2020 GRAMS TIS team encourages youth participation and engagement through sport competitions at local PCYC

The Geraldton Police and Community Youth Centre (PCYC) and the Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) team is supporting youth wellbeing through friendly sport competitions.

Bridging the Gap in remote Indigenous communities with NDIS
Posted 25 September 2020 Bridging the Gap in remote Indigenous communities with NDIS

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service is committed to providing culturally appropriate support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander living with disability under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Hapee-ear health screening at Mungullah Village
Posted 23 September 2020 Hapee-ear health screening at Mungullah Village

A great day shared by all at the Hapee-ear Health screening and Health promotion day held on August 20th at Mungullah village.

Health Promotions kicks off in Carnarvon
Posted 21 September 2020 Health Promotions kicks off in Carnarvon

The GRAMS Health Promotions team travelled to Carnarvon recently to deliver training and support to the Aboriginal Medical Service and evaluate strategies in improving the services and programs aimed at promoting Aboriginal community health and wellbeing.

GRAMS promoting mental health through suicide prevention workshops in
Posted 18 September 2020 GRAMS promoting mental health through suicide prevention workshops in regional Indigenous communities

Stage II of the Suicide Prevention trial undertaken by GRAMS and Peter Kenyon from Bank of I.D.E.A.S is in the final stages of a twelve-month contract with WAPHA.

Delivering more COVID-19 care packages with HACC team
Posted 16 September 2020 Delivering more COVID-19 care packages with HACC team

The GRAMS team continues to deliver support to vulnerable community members by giving away COVID-19 care packages in Carnarvon and surrounding remote Indigenous communities

Clinics and communities receive COVID-19 resources thanks to Minderoo
Posted 02 September 2020 Clinics and communities receive COVID-19 resources thanks to Minderoo Foundation

GRAMS has received medical supplies and equipment from the Minderoo Foundation to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure we continue to provide exceptional medical services to our patients.

NAIDOC Photography Competition winners announced
Posted 31 August 2020 NAIDOC Photography Competition winners announced

We would like to thank everyone who participated and entered our competition. We received many amazing entries that celebrated what ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ means to the First Nations people.

Social activities and exploring health decisions with the Elders
Posted 19 August 2020 Social activities and exploring health decisions with the Elders

Learn more about the upcoming activities in our Elders Day program and our new initiative,

Elders Day Program - creating a place to connect with our Elders
Posted 13 August 2020 Elders Day Program - creating a place to connect with our Elders

We recently launched our Elders Day Program to recognise the Elders in our community and create a culturally safe place for yarning, sharing and storytelling.

What's On in Mount Magnet, Murchison Outreach Service
Posted 11 August 2020 What's On in Mount Magnet, Murchison Outreach Service

GRAMS is working to provide health promotion programs in Mt Magnet to empower Aboriginal health services in rural communities.

Taking part in Mentally Healthy Day at Meekatharra District High School
Posted 07 August 2020 Taking part in Mentally Healthy Day at Meekatharra District High School

To help raise the awareness of mental health, our Deadly Cru team travelled to Meekatharra last week to provide mental health training and workshops at Meekatharra District High School.

Deadly Cru helping young men getting back on track
Posted 28 July 2020 Deadly Cru helping young men getting back on track

The Back on Track program is a youth engagement program provided in partnership with Headspace and government initiative, Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS).

COVID-19 care packages support local community
Posted 27 July 2020 COVID-19 care packages support local community

The coronavirus (COVID19) situation pandemic has had a significant health and financial impact on a national, state and local level. GRAMS has been working hard to prepare COVID-19 care packages for those most in need.

WOmen's action for Mums and Bubs (WOMB) Project - A research initiative
Posted 21 July 2020 WOmen's action for Mums and Bubs (WOMB) Project - A research initiative to improve maternal and child health

The Women’s action for Mums and Bubs (WOMB) project is an initiative conducted by James Cook University Australia which aims to identify opportunities to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander maternal and child health.

Drum Beat Program provides positive outlet for local youth
Posted 20 July 2020 Drum Beat Program provides positive outlet for local youth

The Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) team is excited to launch a weekly Drum Beat Program from 30 July 2020 at Geraldton Police & Community Youth Centre (PCYC).

GRAMS Reserve Upgrade Project
Posted 09 July 2020 GRAMS Reserve Upgrade Project

The GRAMS Reserve is undergoing an upgrade to design and construct new recreational facilities including scooter and skate park, art elements, lighting and basketball half-court.

Community Safety and Well Being Action Plan to be developed by community
Posted 22 June 2020 Community Safety and Well Being Action Plan to be developed by community engagement

Western Australia Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) has provided funding to GRAMS to facilitate the development of a Community Safety and Well Being Action Plan for the communities of Geraldton, Mt Magnet and Carnarvon as part of the Midwest Suicide Prevention Trial

NAIDOC Photography Competition 2020
Posted 16 June 2020 NAIDOC Photography Competition 2020

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) is launching a photography competition to showcase the 2020 NAIDOC theme of ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’.

Go Gero Van at GRAMS
Posted 23 May 2019 Go Gero Van at GRAMS

The Go Gero Van will now be at GRAMS on Monday mornings between 9 and 9.15am.

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