About Us

Community help for our people

Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation (KAC) is not for profit organisation that incorporated on 21st November 1994 under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976.

(KAC) is a drop in centre for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community living in the Sutherland Shire and St George areas.

Kurranulla strives to develop closer ties between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal groups and promote Aboriginal culture. Kurranulla develop and assist in reconciliation and preserve remnants of Aboriginal culture.

Roles of the organisation

Kurranulla are dedicated to providing individually tailored and culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander within their communities.

Our vision is to strive for excellence and best practice in the provision of culturally appropriate services and quality care for all members in the community.

We service communities across South East Sydney, Inner West, St George and Sutherland Shire. We can help connect you to an NDIS or Aged Care Package.

All of our services are strengths based, person-centred and culturally safe.

We listen to what matters to you so that together, as a community, we improve our social and emotional wellbeing, connection and resilience.

Welcome to Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation

The staff and management of Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation welcome you as a consumer of our services and look forward to working with and supporting you to continue to live the best life you can.

Our Values

We Listen

We listen and work collaboratively with our community

We Care

Our cultural responsibility is to love and care for our community and our country

We Will Hold Ourselves Accountable

We aim to be leaders in all that we do, we will act with compassion, integrity and responsibility

About Kurranulla

Our Vision

As a regional leader, we the Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation aim for reconciliation, recognition and opportunities to provide better futures for the young and the old, the fortunate, the disadvantaged, for men and women alike.

Bound by unity and driven by the strength of our culture we seek to reinforce existing partnerships whilst forging new kinships with those who wish to join us in our vision.

Our vision is to be a quality provider of services to maintain frail aged people, living in their own homes and actively participating within their community.

Our Objective

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Our objectives are:

  • To support frail, older people to stay living in their own homes for as long as they can and wish to do so.
  • To support family or other primary care givers in their role.
  • To operate Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation in an effective, efficient and accountable manner in partnership with our consumers and staff.

Our Philosophy

Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation believe in:

  • The rights of people to make informed choices and maintain their independence in their own lives
  • The rights of people to dignity, respect, privacy and confidentiality
  • The rights of people to be valued as individuals
  • The rights of people to access services on a non-discriminatory basis, and
  • The rights of the community to receive accountable and responsive services.

Why choose Kurranulla

  • We understand our communities needs: We are an Aboriginal organisation, run for Aboriginal people, by Aboriginal people since 1994.
  • We support you: We individually tailor our services to support your needs to help you stay connected with your loved ones and your community.
  • We care: We are a not-for-profit which means that we continue to re-invest our profit back into improving our services and continuing to support our community.

Partnerships

Partnerships add value to the organisation and the people and communities we walk alongside, by providing access to new skills, shared resources and innovative ways of working together with a shared vision and shared values.

If you would like to discuss the opportunity to partner with Kurranulla, please contact the Manager at manager@kurranulla.org.au

Source of referral

To act as a source of referral for Aboriginal people who require general information about services within the community or who sought advice on cultural issues within the Sutherland Shire and St George area.

Provision of information

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The organisation is a focal point for collation of various forms of information such as those relating to health and wellbeing, education, housing, employment and training, culture, government and non government services and contact lists.

Cultural resource

Kurranulla currently provides advice to the Sutherland Shire Council on cultural issues and activities conducted by them. This is to be extended to provide a role similar to the “Provision of information”, with the expansion of Cultural Resource information.

Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country is where an Aboriginal custodian or elder from the local region welcomes people to their land. This may be done through speech, song, dance or ceremony. Book here.

Becoming a member

Are you interested in becoming a member of Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation? You can download the application form below.

* Please be aware that becoming a member does not entitle you to receive confirmation of Aboriginality *

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