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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

"At this time in our nation's history, The Salvation Army gives thanks to God for what has been achieved, and pledges to continue to move together in reconciliation with our aboriginal Australians." (Reconciliation Statement)

SAMIAC is intentional in addressing issues relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders:

Our Focus:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander acknowledgement
  • Worship in the heart language

Our Goals

  • To highlight the need for our faith communities to be welcoming and inclusive
  • To facilitate (and resource) the establishment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander faith communities where appropriate
  • To raise awareness of social and community issues
  • To advocate for better health and education services for all Australians