Five aboriginal organisations have been selected to participate in the project: connecting home, djirra, gunaikurnai land and waters aboriginal corporation (glawac), ramahyuck district aboriginal corporation (ramahyuck) and the victorian aboriginal health service
Colin Mitchell of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service
, with 22 years experience as a health worker, said it was his "passion for improving Indigenous health" that had kept him working in the role.
While administrator of the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service
, Ian played a key role in a team of other workers who established a community-based research program, with a focus on youth health and issues for injecting drug users.