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Aboriginal and Torres

Strait Islander Engagement

25% of the people who use our services identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Our Aboriginal staff members work across our city offices and in regional, rural and remote areas. If you would like to have a yarn with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement advisors Glendra, Sigrid, Dean, Robert (in Sydney), Fiona and Jade (in Melbourne), Margaret (in Brisbane), or Nikki and Lone (in Perth) give them a call on our free advice line 1800 605 762.

Our commitment

As a program of the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC), knowmore is committed to being guided by the vision, experience and expertise of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and supporting their achieving, in ways of their choice, their goals of recognition, healing, reconciliation and access to justice.

NACLC and the knowmore staff are committed to ensuring that our services are delivered in ways that are culturally safe and respectful for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Partnerships

When possible and appropriate, knowmore works in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal service providers. NACLC and the knowmore staff recognise and respect the unique role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services and the Family Violence Prevention Legal Services, as specialist and culturally appropriate legal service providers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Government funded
support services

People engaging with the National Redress Scheme (NRS) can access a range of free services including counselling, case management, advice and support. For more information visit the NRS website.

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Our latest activities and news

An update from the National Redress Scheme – October 2019

The following newsletter was originally published by the National Redress Scheme. To find out more please visit: https://www.nationalredress.gov.au/ Latest institutions to join the National Redress Scheme This newsletter includes an update on the latest institutions...

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Anniversary of the National Apology

On this day, knowmore acknowledges the first anniversary of the national apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The national apology speeches can be found here. The Apology sits alongside the National Redress Scheme as key...

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