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Bundaberg Yaamba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Men

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation
Location:Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
Legal Status: Listed with the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations.
Alternative Names:
  • Yaamba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recovery and Skills Training Centre
  • Summary Information:
    Bundaberg Yaamba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Men is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Service, which was incorporated in 1993 pursuant to the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 (Cth) (ORAC Website, February 2007).

    Detailed Information:
    'The objects for which the Association is established are:

    (a) To provide a supportive environment in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men can address problems in their personal and social lives.
    (b) To access other community resources with a view to ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men derive full benefit from such services.
    (c) To provide rehabilitative shelter or support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men [who are] suffering substance abuse, are homeless, on parole, have an unstable/volatile domestic lifestyle, are at risk of offending[,] disabled or lacking adequate education and employment opportunities.' (ORAC Website, February 2007).

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Bundaberg ‘Bundaberg Families’ Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory

  • References

    Resource
    Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (14 October 1993) The Rules of the Yaamba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Men
    Australians Creating Rural Online Support Systems (ACROSS Net) Yaamba

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