Aboriginal Catholic Ministry (ACM)

The Aboriginal Catholic Ministry team offers spiritual, social, cultural and practical support through a number of services and workshops. 


Executive Officer: Lisa Buxton

11 Yarra Rd, La Perouse 2036

Phone: (02) 9698 4265

Web: http://www.aboriginal.sydneycatholic.org/


Australian Catholic University (ACU) - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Services 

Each ACU campus has its own hub for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The Indigenous Higher Education Units (IHEU) are welcoming, culturally safe and supportive places.


Yalbalinga (Place of Learning)

Strathfield Campus, North Sydney Campus

Phone: (02) 9701 4258

Email: yalbalinga@acu.edu.au

Web: https://www.acu.edu.au/student-life/student-services/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-student-services


Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is an independent statutory authority with a vision to inspire improvement in the learning of all young Australians through world-class curriculum, assessment and reporting.


Level 13, Tower B,

280 Elizabeth Street

Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 1300 895 563 or (02) 8098 3100

Web: https://www.acara.edu.au/


Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG)

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. is a non for profit Aboriginal organisation that provides advice on all matters relevant to education and training with the mandate that this advice represents the Aboriginal community viewpoint.


37 Cavendish St, Stanmore NSW 2048

Phone: (02) 9550 5666

Web: https://www.aecg.nsw.edu.au/


Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF)

AIEF provides scholarships and support through its two core programs, the AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program. The AIEF Scholarship Program provides funding that enables Indigenous students to pursue their education at leading Australian boarding schools and universities.


Suite 2A, Level 2 /2/12 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Phone: (02) 8373 8000

Fax: (02) 8373 8001

Email: info@aief.com.au

Web: www.aief.com.au


Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited (AITSL)

Developing expertise and empowering teachers and school leaders to create better education outcomes for Australian children.


Level 8, 440 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000



Mailing address

PO Box 299

Collins Street West VIC 8007



Phone: (03) 9944 1200

Email: info@aitsl.edu.au

Web: https://www.aitsl.edu.au/


Deadly Choices

Deadly Choices aims to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to make healthy choices for themselves and their families – to stop smoking, to eat good food and exercise daily. Deadly Choices also encourages our people to access their local Community Controlled Health Service and complete an annual ‘Health Check’.

22 Cox Road

Windsor QLD 4030

Phone: (07) 3828 3600

Web: https://deadlychoices.com.au/


Go Foundation

Founded by Adam Goodes and Michael O’Loughlin (with much help from their good mate, James Gallichan), the GO Foundation began its focus on education in 2014. With strong foundations in place, GO is now expanding its program beyond independent schools into public schools and universities.


Phone: (02) 9339 9191

Email: info@gofoundation.org.au

Web: https://www.gofoundation.org.au/


Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia (IEBA)

IEBA provides advocacy and national leadership for all student boarding services.  Indigenous With a  focus on policies, practices, systems and innovation from across the nation to communicate, educate, inspire and influence the work of others in supporting Indigenous student education and boarding.


PO Box 1008

Clearview SA 5085



Phone: 1300 378 416

Web: http://www.ieba.com.au/



Through the provision of quality Indigenous community support services, KARI’s goal is to build strength in Aboriginal families.KARI has established two community organisations. KARI Limited to continue to be the leader in Aboriginal child protection and KARI Foundation to build investment and deliver opportunities for the community.


3/131-135 George St


Postal address

PO BOX 207


NSW 1871


Phone: (02) 8782 0300

Fax: 8782 0353

Web: https://www.kari.org.au/


Life for Koori Kids

Recognising the increasing and great need for children living on the margins in Woolloomooloo, Redfern, Waterloo and Marrickville; it was decided to establish a voluntary support group, now known as ‘Life for Koori Kids’. The continuity of the LFKK community program is one of it’s greatest strengths. 


Ms Ailsa Gillett, OAM

Founder & Public Officer

Email: AilsaGillett4@gmail.com

Web: http://lifeforkoorikids.org.au/wp/


Link UP NSW Aboriginal Corp

Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation was founded in 1980 to assist all Aboriginal people who had been directly affected by past government policies; being separated from their families and culture through forced removal, being fostered, adopted or raised in institutions.


Link-Up (NSW) supports the healing journeys of those removed; delivering professional, culturally sensitive and confidential research, reunions and Social, Emotional and Wellbeing services to those over the age of eighteen.


4/2 Central Place

Ropes Crossing NSW 2760



PO Box 185

St Marys NSW 2760


Phone: (02) 9421 4700

1800 624 332 (Free call, not available to mobiles)





Web: https://www.linkupnsw.org.au/


Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

The Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council is a significant organisation in the community, who seek to become the most highly visible and most recognised Aboriginal organisation in the Sydney Metropolitan Region. Metro’s continued existence and strength is an important symbol and a vital ongoing resource to its members.


72 Renwick Street,

Redfern NSW 2016


Phone: (02) 8394 9666

Fax: (02) 83949733

Email: metrolalc@metrolalc.org.au

Web: https://metrolalc.org.au/



Murama brings together Indigenous youth to celebrate their cultural journey, to connect them with Elders and each other and them to lead their schools and communities towards deeper cultural understanding and appreciation.


Web: https://murama.com.au/



Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Education program supports all schools and early learning services in Australia to develop environments that foster a high level of knowledge and pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions.


The Narragunnawali online platform is free to access and provides practical ways to introduce meaningful reconciliation initiatives in the classroom, around the school and with the community. Through the Narragunnawali platform, schools and early learning services can develop a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), and a suite of professional learning and curriculum resources are available to support the implementation of reconciliation initiatives.

Web: https://www.narragunnawali.org.au/


The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC)

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) is the peak advisory body to the Australian Catholic Bishops on issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholics.


80c Payneham Rd, Stepney SA 5069

Phone: (08) 8363 2963


Web: http://www.natsicc.org.au/


National Indigenous Australians Agency

The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is committed to improving the lives of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


The NIAA recognises that each community is unique. Our team includes people across Australia who work closely with communities to make sure policies, programs and services address these unique needs.


We work to support the Minister for Indigenous Australians, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP.

Phone: (02) 6271 5111

Fax: 02 6271 5414

Web: https://www.niaa.gov.au/


NSW Aboriginal Land Council

As the State’s peak representative body in Aboriginal Affairs, the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council aims to protect the interests and further the aspirations of its members and the broader Aboriginal community. NSWALC is the largest member based Aboriginal organisation in NSW.


Level 5, 33 Argyle St,

Parramatta NSW 2150


PO Box 1125

Parramatta NSW 2124


Ph: 02 9689 4444

Fax: 02 9687 1234

Email: media@alc.org.au

Web: https://alc.org.au/


NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation (AbSec)

AbSec provides child protection and out-of-home care policy advice on issues affecting Aboriginal children, young people, families and carers, and are informed by a membership base and community to ensure that Aboriginal perspectives are included in government policy and reform directions.


21 Carrington Road, Marrickville NSW 2204

PO Box 604, Marrickville NSW 1475

(Ph) 02 9559 5299

(Fax) 02 9559 1669

Email: admin@absec.org.au


NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is an independent statutory authority reporting to an independent Board and the NSW Minister for Education.


The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) has developed a Commitment to Aboriginal Education in partnership with the Aboriginal Education Consultative Group NSW Inc. (AECG).



117 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Postal address: 

GPO Box 5300, Sydney NSW 2001

Phone: (02) 9367 8111

Fax: (02) 9367 8484

Web: https://www.educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/home


NSW State Library

Celebrating and sharing stories of Indigenous Australia, and helping to locate and prioritise Indigenous voices in the Library’s collections.


Corner of Macquarie Street and

Shakespeare Place

Sydney NSW 2000


Phone: (02) 9273 1414

Web: https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/about-library/services/indigenous-engagement


Reconciliation Australia (RA)

As the lead body for reconciliation in Australia, RA inspires and enables all Australians to build relationships, respect and trust between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australians. 


Old Parliament House, King George Terrace

Parkes ACT


PO Box 4773, Kingston ACT 2604

Phone: (02) 6153 4400

Fax:  (02) 6273 9201

Web: https://www.reconciliation.org.au/


Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)

SNAICC is the national non-governmental peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. SNAICC works for the fulfilment of the rights of our children, in particular to ensure their safety, development and well-being.


Level 7, Melbourne Polytechnic Collingwood, 

20 Otter Street 

Collingwood VIC 3066


PO Box 1144, Collingwood VIC 3066 /

Phone: 03 9419 1921

Email: info@snaicc.org.au

Web: https://www.snaicc.org.au 


Stronger Smarter Institute

The ‘Strong and Smart’ approach, developed by Dr Chris Sarra at Cherbourg State School, is now used in schools across the country to embrace a strong and positive sense of what it means to be Aboriginal in contemporary Australian society.


Their role is to work with educators to improve the educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and beyond them, all Australian school children. 


PO Box 509 Ground Floor, 

33 King Street

Caboolture QLD 4510

Phone: (07) 5499 4135

Web: https://strongersmarter.com.au/


The University of Sydney - Yooroang Garang student support unit

Cumberland Campus

T Block, Level 4, Via Gate 1, East Street

Lidcombe NSW 2141

Phone: (02) 9351 9114

Email: simone-cherie.holt@sydney.edu.au

Web: https://www.sydney.edu.au/medicine-health/study-medicine-and-health/indigenous-student-pathways.html


Tranby National Indigenous Adult Education and Training (Tranby)

Tranby, as a nationally registered training organisation (RTO), offers units of competency, full VET qualifications, and non-accredited skill development initiatives to Indigenous adults from across Australia.


13 Mansfield Street

Glebe NSW 2037

Phone: (02) 9660 3444 or free call 1800 601 988

E-mail: reception@tranby.edu.au

Web: https://tranby.edu.au/


University of Notre Dame

Indigenous Student Support Officer 

Fremantle campus at the Notre Dame Study Centre

ND 44 on Mouat Street 

Phone: (08) 9433 0864 

Email: indigenous@nd.edu.au

Web: https://www.notredame.edu.au/current-students/support/indigenous-portal


University of NSW - Nura Gili, Centre for Indigneous Programs

Balnaves Place, 

Lower Ground Floor of the Electrical Engineering Building G17

Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 

Phone: (02) 9385 3805

Web: https://www.nuragili.unsw.edu.au/


University of Technology Sydney - Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research

Research Unit

Level 17, 15 Broadway, Ultimo

Phone: (02) 9514 9655

P: 1800 064 312

Email: indigenousresearch@uts.edu.au

Student Services Unit

Level 6, 15 Broadway, Ultimo

Email: atsirecruitment@uts.edu.au

Web: https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/jumbunna-institute-indigenous-education-and-research



Yalari is a not-for-profit organisation that offers quality, secondary education scholarships at leading Australian boarding schools for Indigenous children from regional, rural and remote communities.


5/62 Siganto Drive 

Helensvale Qld 4212

PO Box 1355, Oxenford Qld 4210

Phone: (07) 5665 8688

Fax: (07) 5665 8611

Web: https://www.yalari.org/