We provide culturally appropriate skin care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples across Victoria.

Key points

  • We provide culturally appropriate skin care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples across Victoria
  • Aboriginal Health Liaison Officers (AHLO) available to provide additional support if needed
Patients need a referral from their GP or healthcare provider. Access referral information

What we do

Our First Nations Dermatology service provides care for the skin health of First Nations communities across Victoria. Established by Aboriginal clinicians, the service aims to engage in culturally appropriate care.

We care for all types of skin diseases including inflammation, infection and immunity-related conditions such as:

  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Infections of the skin
  • Conditions that affect the hair and nails

Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) is a proud funding partner.

Our clinics

Dermatology First Nations Clinic
The RMH Parkville
For patients
For health professionals

Need to change or cancel your appointment?

Do one of the following:

  • Access Health Hub to change the appointment yourself
  • Complete our online form and we'll change it for you
  • Call Specialist Clinics (Outpatients) on (03) 9342 7393 and we'll help you over the phone

What to bring

Every time you come

Every time you come in for a test, day procedure, surgery or treatment, you should bring:

  • Medicare card
  • Health Care card (if you have one)
  • Concession card (if you have one)
  • Adverse drug alert card (if you have one)
  • Medications you are currently taking, including any that you have bought without a prescription
  • X-ray films, scans, ultrasounds or any other test results you have which are related to your procedure
  • Private health insurance card (if you want to use it)
  • Aids (glasses, hearing aid, walking frame)

For a clinic appointment

If you come for a clinic appointment, you should also bring:

  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • Your appointment book (if relevant)
  • TAC or WorkCover claim number
Head of service
Dr Crystal Williams
Contact us
(03) 9342 4531
Enquiries & Dermatology Clinical Nurse Consultant (Biologics)
(03) 9342 4542
Dermatology Research Coordinator
(03) 9342 7366
The RMH Parkville
Level 8 Centre for Medical Research
300 Grattan St, Parkville, Victoria
(03) 9342 4234
Referrals for Specialist Clinics
Last updated 01 February 2023