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First Peoples: Hope for Health

First Peoples: Hope for Health




TEAR’s work with First Peoples of Australia empowers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to respond to discrimination and injustice. We seek to support community development initiatives led by First Peoples, as we work towards a more just and equitable society.

Image: Participants in a Hope for Health retreat, Elcho Island, NT.

Hope for Health is a program that provides pathways for Yolngu people suffering from chronic disease to journey into good health. Hope for Health is implemented by TEAR's partner Why Warriors Organisation whom TEAR have supported since 2012.

Read more about TEAR’s work with the First Peoples of Australia.

How your gift helps

Your gift to TEAR’s work with the First Peoples of Australia contributes to:

  • Supporting development work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Community health and youth projects that respond to the needs of First Peoples’ communities
  • Supporting all Australian Christians to work towards reconciliation between First Peoples and non-Indigenous Australians.

All printed cards and envelopes use PEFC certified paper and are produced according to ISO 14001 environmental standards.


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