Bulgarr Ngaru employs more than 50 people from local communities across the region including health professionals, clerical, and managerial staff. We are the leading employer of Aboriginal people and workers in the community health sector in the region and more than 60% of our staff members are Aboriginal people.
Bulgarr Ngaru is a central part of the economic and social fabric of the region and based on recognised health service economic multipliers the organisation has an economic impact $14,700,532 in the region.
In 2012 a new centre for clinical and administrative services was opened in South Grafton adding to our comprehensive primary health care facility in North Grafton’s business district.
Demonstrating our commitment to communities across the region an expanded health facility in Casino is underway to complement the busy GP clinic and through additional services such as dental, audiometry and social and emotional wellbeing.
Building on our current regional network of health facilities and our significant client base, Bulgarr Ngaru looks forward to the next two decades of service development and innovation.
Key priorities for the future include:
- Capital Works in Casino
- Traineeships and community capacity building
- Consolidation of existing services and business structures
- Community involvement is setting directions for health service deliver