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Rosemary’s Story: Helping Aboriginal Elders find Housing

ACS is privileged to have been given permission to share the story of Rosemary, an Elder who has been through a lot, and come out the other side in a
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Respecting the knowledges of ACCOs through collaboration

Respecting the knowledges of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) through collaboration was pushed in the recent Closing The Gap Review, and Aboriginal Community Services (ACS) aims to reflect this through
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Our friends at the Fringe Festival

Aboriginal Community Services was pleased to find out that some of our community members and friends are involved in events showing as part of the Fringe Festival. Perhaps other Elders
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ACCOs to the forefront and the aged care gap: Aboriginal Community Services on the Closing the Gap Review

There was one thing resoundingly clear in the recent Closing the Gap review, and that was the government’s failure to recognise Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) as the way forward.
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Uncle Jerri from the ACS Outreach team stands netx to the ACS truck in Amata

Our Outreach Team’s Guide To Culturally Appropriate Support

Our Outreach team is responsible for assisting Elders in a crisis and also provide cultural advisory training and services. There are seven key points that the Outreach team consider when
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Adelaide Book Club Spreads Christmas Cheer to Aboriginal Elders

Aboriginal Community Services helps care for over 800 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders in Adelaide and regional South Australia. We aim to support and enable all Elders to have
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AGM 2023 and Board Governance

The Aboriginal Community Services Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 23 November 2023 at the Hilton Hotel, Hilton.  Thirteen members were present, and two absent members provided proxy votes
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Annual Report 2022 – 2023

Excerpt from CEO, Graham Aitken’s report: It is with pleasure that I present this report and I am happy to seethe number of Elders receiving our services continuing to grow.Our
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What sort of aged care is available to First Nations Elders & what is ACS doing to improve it?

Consumers of Aboriginal Community Services can access a range of different aged care funding packages depending on what they are eligible for. This will be decided by My Aged Care
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Over 300 First Nations Elders Gather for ACS Christmas Lunch

325 First Nations Elders came together on the 6th of December for Aboriginal Community Service’s annual Christmas celebration! After the success of our NAIDOC event earlier this year, the Christmas
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