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Apunipima Cape York Health Council is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO).

As a community controlled organisation Apunipima is accountable its members.

Membership is free and open to those over 18 who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and normally reside on Cape York.

Apunipima members can:

  • Nominate to become an Apunipima Board Member
  • Vote in your local Board Member
  • Attend, speak, vote and put forward resolutions at the Annual General Meeting and special general meetings
  • Ask Board Members to call a general meeting
  • Look at Apunipima’s books and records (at the discretion of the Board).

If you would like to join please fill in the online form.

You will be sent a membership pack within six weeks.

If your membership application is not successful we will be in touch within two weeks.

Membership Form

How do I stop being a member?

If you are a member and no longer wish to be one, you can resign in writing.

Please post your letter of resignation to:

Apunipima Cape York Health Council
PO Box 12045
WESTCOURT QLD 4870 

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Membership expiry

If we are unable to contact you on three separate occasions we will assume you no longer wish to be a member and remove your name from the membership register.

For this reason, it is important to let us know when you move house.

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Apunipima is accountable to its members

Membership is free and open to people who are over 18 and identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and normally reside on Cape York

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