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Aboriginal Home Care

Providing you with culturally tailored home and community services to help you achieve your goals.

Home Care Services for Aboriginal people, by Aboriginal people

Australian Unity’s Aboriginal Home Care service provides culturally appropriate home and community services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout New South Wales.

We currently work in metropolitan, regional and remote areas and we plan to expand into more areas over time including into Victoria and Queensland.

Our team includes 300 Aboriginal staff members who have been carefully selected and trained to meet your support and cultural needs.

To have a yarn with an Aboriginal staff member phone 1300 797 606 between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday. Alternatively you can contact our Customer Care Hub 24/7 on 1300 160 170 or email customercare@australianunity.com.au.

Services designed for you

Assisted Living

We provide dignified support in the comfort of your own home. This includes assistance with bathing and showering, dressing and undressing, getting in and out of bed, going to the toilet and preparing meals.

Healthy Body & Mind

Our experienced team of healthcare professionals can provide services in your home. This includes support with balance, breathing and respiratory care, falls prevention, foot care, mobility, muscle strengthening, nutrition, rehabilitation and safety.

Home & Community Nursing

Our qualified nurses support your health at home. They can provide a full assessment, referral and care for continence management, managing ongoing illness, managing medications, pain management and wound care.

Out & About

With our flexible community support, you can continue to enjoy activities, cultural celebrations and time with friends and family. You might be interested in attending a Yarn Up, NAIDOC and Back to Country Celebrations, joining an art and craft group, going shopping, or getting involved in the Elder Olympics. We can assist you to do the things you love to do with your community.

My Home, My Garden

We offer routine home and garden maintenance services to keep your home the way you like it. This includes edging and hedging, mowing and pruning, weeding and rubbish removal and basic maintenance jobs around your home.

Home Beautiful

Our in-home services will keep your home as clean and tidy as you like it. We clean throughout the home, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming and mopping. We also offer more intensive spring cleaning services.


Happy Pets

We provide regular, loving care for your furry friend in your home. We offer support with feeding, grooming, walking and cleaning up after your pet and can also oversee a visit to the vet.

Marlon gets support to connect with his culture

Marlon is a proud Biripi man from the Taree area of New South Wales.

These days, with support from our Aboriginal Home Care team, Marlon can do more of the things he loves, including swimming, shopping and bowling.

Marlon says: “I enjoy swimming, listening to the radio and cultural activities like trying bush tucker.”

Marlon, who is partly blind and has an intellectual disability, has been able to get more in touch with his culture since recently transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

His Home Care Worker Donna explains that, now Marlon has the freedom to do what he wants, he has become far more motivated and active.

Donna says: “Now that he has an NDIS package, Marlon is getting so much more support, and Australian Unity has been great at creating new activities to meet his needs.”
Marlon bowling Aboriginal Home Care

Celebrating culture

We recognise and understand the important connection that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to their community, culture and country.

At Australian Unity, reconciliation matters to us. Our Reconciliation Action Plan outlines how we are playing our part.

We support our clients to take part in local community events and activities. We also host regular Yarn Ups and celebrations to mark national events such as NAIDOC Week, Reconciliation Week and Sorry Day.

Calendar of events:

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Funding for support

You may be eligible to receive government funding to pay for the services we provide.

Our friendly team can explain how the funding works and if you will need to contribute any money yourself.

There are different types of funding:
Aboriginal Home Care team members

Home Services funding

Find out more about government funding options and whether or not you can apply.

Learn about Home Services funding

NDIS Disability funding

Disability Services funding

Learn more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme as well as other programs that fund support.

Learn more about disability funding

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Private funding options

Find out about our pay per service offering.

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The story behind the motif

Aboriginal Home Care recognises the importance of shared knowledge to positively influence our clients’ futures and continue to deliver culturally mindful services.

Our motif illustrates the relationship between our communities, the flow of stories, knowledge and lore that links the past, present and future.

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Working with us

Australian Unity currently employs more than 300 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We want to continue to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people we employ and to make sure that the people working with us are growing in their roles.

If you would like to find out more about working with us, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our careers page and search current vacancies.

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