Advocacy

Indigenous Advocacy

Indigenous Advocate

Overview

QAI’s Indigenous Advocate is a new role within QAI and acts as an internal consultant to build cultural competency within QAI and to improve QAI’s relationship with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, communities, and accessibility to QAI’s services. The Indigenous Advocate is a state wide service with a focus on regional and remote areas.

What does the Indigenous Advocate do?

The Indigenous Advocate may provide:

  • Ongoing support, advocacy and assistance to clients using QAI’s services
  • Outreach services
  • Facilitated referrals both internal and external, and liaison with local community or specialised services
  • Information and resources
Photo of Queensland Advocacy CEO, Matilda Alexander (left), Queensland Advocacy Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong (centre) and Uncle Paul Calcott (right), standing with the artwork by Uncle Paul that was commissioned by Queensland Advocacy."

Photo of QAI CEO, Matilda Alexander (left), QAI Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong (centre), and Uncle Paul Calcott (right), standing with the artwork by Uncle Paul that was commissioned by QAI.

 

How do I get help?

Please contact us on 07 3844 4200 or 1300 130 582 or use the contact form below to enquire about getting assistance from our Indigenous Advocate. 

You will be required to provide QAI with certain personal details which are necessary for QAI to deliver its services. All personal information is treated as strictly confidential.

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