Our Vision

To reduce the impact of chronic disease experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in South Australia. READ MORE

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this publication may contain names and/or photographs of people who have since passed away.

Our Artwork

The artwork reflects the interdependence of prevention, care and after care to achieving the best health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. READ MORE

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The ‘Friends of the Consortium’ are any individuals or organisations who have an interest to support the vision and goals of the SA Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium. Click here to find out more about what it means to become a friend of the Consortium.

“to prevent things happening to our people in our communities.”

Auntie Janice Rigney

Our Newsletters

‘News from the Consortium’ is our quarterly newsletter providing updates on the progress and activities of SA Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium, along with information relevant to our work.

View the first edition here – August

View the second edition here – December

Latest News

Consortium YouTube now active

The Consortium now has a YouTube channel for you to check out our videos.

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Important Dates

26th January

Survival Day

13th February

Anniversary of the Australian Governments: Apology to the Stolen Generations

17th March

National Closing the Gap Day

26th May

National Sorry Day – which commemorates the history of forcible removal of children and its effects

27th May to 3rd June

National Reconciliation Week

3rd June

Mabo Day – Commemorates the courageous efforts of Eddie Koiki Mabo to overturn the fiction of terra nullius (land belonging to no-one), the legal concept that Australia and the Torres Strait Islands were not owned by Indigenous peoples because they did not ‘use’ the land in ways Europeans believed constituted some kind of legal possession.

First Sunday in July to the second Sunday in July (2018)

National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) – It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.

4th August

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

9th August

Worlds Indigenous Peoples day