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Health

Mallee District Aboriginal Services is a leader in providing more than 50 proactive and positive programs aimed at improving the health outcomes and life expectancy of Koori people in the Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Balranald areas. 

MDAS provides medical consultations and allied health services that are bulk-billed, with no out-of-pocket expenses for our Koori clients.  Patient confidentiality is also strictly maintained.  You can be assured of the absolute confidentiality of your interractions with MDAS clinics and allied health providers.

The staff at our four sites includes Aboriginal Health Workers and nurses, a midwife and maternal health workers.  There are also professionals in healthy lifestyles, mental health, drug and alcohol support and counselling.  

Mallee District Aboriginal Services also works in partnership with other health organisations to provide access to the complete range of health services.

A new health centre in Mildura will allow the expansion of services to continue, including delivering dental services, in partnership with the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

The Swan Hill Health Service has also recently been upgraded as has  Balranald's Bes Murray Community Centre.

Family

The Mallee District Aboriginal Service's Family Services Units support our clients in Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Balranald as they strive to achieve their own goals in life.

We have four teams each focusing on different needs within our community:

  • Home and Community Care and Housing
  • Early School Leavers
  • Home Based Care
  • Family Services

The Family Services Unit works from the Best Interest Case Practice Model.

This means we strive to help our clients maintain their connections to their community, their families and importantly their culture.