Wuchopperen Health Service Limited is a community controlled organisation that delivers a suite of wholistic primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Far North Queensland. The organisation is governed by a 10 member Board of Directors that are elected annually by its members. The organisation has 622 members.
The organisation employs approximately 180 staff of which 75% are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
Wuchopperen delivers a range of local and regional programs that address the medical, social and emotional wellbeing of families and in addition provides child wellbeing services.
Located in the beautiful city of Cairns, with a clinic in Atherton, Far North Queensland, the service area is quite large and extends from Gordonvale in the South, Croyden in the West, East to Yarrabah and North to Mossman. Some of the regional programs do extend beyond these boundaries.