Tearfund provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are working to achieve their potential and gain greater control over their own affairs.
We are committed to supporting programs that come from our long term relationships in Indigenous communities. Among these are:
Moorditj Keila is an Aboriginal Community Organisation based in the City Of South Perth. They work to strengthen and support their community through a range of projects. Tearfund is partnering with them on a new initiative to help young people gain their driver’s licenses.
A short film showcasing the wonderful work of Moorditj Keila – an Aboriginal Community Organisation based in the City Of South Perth.
A grass roots movement of First Nations women who are passionate about breaking the cycle of violence caused by domestic and family violence and sexual abuse.
Tearfund is partnering with Nungalinya College in the Northern Territory, as they deliver an accredited culturally informed Certificate II course that addresses violence prevention, building family wellbeing, and healing from trauma, grief and loss. Many of the participants are couples who already have leadership roles in their community and this training will help them deepen their ministry.Read more
A community-led project on Elcho Island in the Northern Territory. Using health retreats, health coaching and regular medical checkups, Hope for Health is improving community wellbeing and vitality.Hope for Health
At the start of 2020, as many of us were coming to terms with COVID, Joshua from Elcho Island had triple bypass surgery. It was a turning point in his life...