There is ample research to show that Aboriginal people experience greater disadvantage than the wider population on almost all of the determinants of health and social and emotional wellbeing including employment, education and housing.
The Telethon Kids Institute is committed to working in partnership with researchers and Aboriginal communities and organisations to identify and address the social determinants that impact Aboriginal health and wellbeing. We work to achieve this in a range of ways and with a range of groups:
The Telethon Kids Institute is committed to ensuring both the organisation and individual staff are culturally competent in working with Aboriginal people and is committed to Reconciliation.
A Statement of Commitment was signed in 2007 and is displayed in our building. To view a copy of the statement click here.