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Mallacoota Community Health, Infrastructure and Resilience Fund Inc. (CHIRF) is a registered tax deductible charity. It was created to provide support across a wide range of activities in the Mallacoota community but focussing on primary medical support issues effecting the community.

A small group created in May 2016 following a community meeting that was called to discuss the future of the medical practice.

The “About” page provides a comprehensive breakdown of CHIRF activities to date

  • Tuesday 1 Oct 2018

    REMOTE VICTORIAN TOWN RECEIVES INNOVATIVE HEALTH FUNDING FROM A MAJOR CHARITY.

    The remote towns of Mallacoota, Gypsy Point, Genoa and Cann River, Far East Gippsland, Victoria are celebrating receiving $136,864 to support the development and implementation of additional health services through Mallacootas local G.P. medical clinic led by Dr Sara Renwick-Lau.
    
    As part of its Enhancing Country Health Outcomes (ECHO) grant program, the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) https://www.frrr.org.au/ awarded Mallacoota Community Health, Infrastructure and Resilience Fund Inc. (CHIRF) a major grant.
    
    This will be deployed to
    
    ·         improving mental health services including a pilot teen clinic,
    
    ·         continue its nationally acclaimed Dr Search initiative
    
    ·         professionalising its administration .
    
    CHIRF was established by local volunteers two years ago to find ways to ensure medical services in Mallacoota survive.
  • EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH CHIRF
  • DR MUBASHAR SHERAZI
  • NEW MEDICAL CENTRE GRANT FROM THE COMMONWEALTH
  • LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW ON 3MGB ON 3 JULY WITH SHANE TURNER EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE COUNCIL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
    • (Please note I left the weather report in at the start as the small amount of  banter set the scene for where Shane picks up the story…its only 4 minutes….sorreeee.Robin)
  • Our research into the history and development of Mallacoota’s health infrastructure and our current assessment of aged care demand  with Dan Hilvert Advisory’s Analysis of Aged Care Demand (April 2018) –  Mallacoota gap analysis
 

Mallacoota Community Health Infrastructure & Resilience Fund Inc.
PO Box 368
MALLACOOTA VIC 3892
E: Secretary@chirf.org
ABN:42 598 645 477

Bendigo Bank Account for donations

CHIRF Medical Account

BSB  633 000 Account No 159 562 776

Contact Robin Bryant  secretary@chirf.org

mobile 0417 271 852