Gidgee Healing is the trading name of Mount Isa Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services Limited, a public company limited by guarantee and registered under the Corporations Act 2001. Gidgee Healing is also a registered charity.
As the only Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service in the region, Gidgee Healing provides a raft of primary health care services to support the health and wellbeing of all local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families.
Gidgee Healing is Accredited through the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) and is currently undergoing assessment against ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance Certification.
As a membership based organisation, Gidgee is accountable to its members through an elected Aboriginal Board of Directors.
Gidgee currently provides services to approximately 70% of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We strive to maintain the utmost focus on providing culturally appropriate, high quality services with the strong involvement of local communities.