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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs

At the heart of our work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is a commitment to reconciliation. 

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Our work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is across four focus areas – cultural competency and capacity building, youth and children, community engagement, and leadership. Listed below are some of our programs from across Australia.

Townsville

  • Walkabout Talkabout Warriors Leadership and Resilience Program for young men aged 14 and older in partnership with Traditional Owners, community members and the Defence Force
  • Practical support to Uncle Alfred’s Mens Group
  • Participating in Deadly Family Day Out – focussing on domestic violence

Mount Isa

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary school aged students from remote communities attend Salvation Army summer camp in Sydney
  • Mount Isa Recovery Services – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific drug and alcohol service
  • Normanton Recovery and Community Wellbeing Service – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific drug and alcohol service in partnership with Aboriginal Medical Service Gidgee Healing

Logan City

  • Kapun Tagai Mob Kinnectors – Family, school and student support delivered by Gunya Meta

Sydney Northern Beaches

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Education House – Hosting high school aged students from regional and remote areas during school term

Alice Springs

  • An Aboriginal worship service
  • The Waterhole – an Aboriginal painting and craft program
  • Extensive community programs, including a drop-in centre, internet access and showers and laundry facilities
  • The Salvation Army Red Shield logo
  • Salvos Stores logo
  • Employment Plus logo
  • Aged Care Plus logo
  • Salvos Legal logo

The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.

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