MDAS BOARD

Mallee District Aboriginal Services Limited is a company limited by guarantee.

The business of Mallee District Aboriginal Services Limited is managed by a board of directors. 

The principal activity of the company is to promote Aboriginal health, wellbeing, culture and economic prosperity through delivery of health, family and community services to clients in Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Robinvale.

Services are targetted to address areas of need created through social disadvantage, drug and alcohol misuse, sickness, disability, family violence, youth suicide, homelessness, teen pregnancy, low levels of childhood wellbeing, unemployment, disengagement with the education system and high levels of involvement with the criminal justice system.

The purposes and activities of the company are governed by the constitution, which can be downloaded here.

MDAS is governed by a set of rules, which can be downloaded here.

More about the activities in any given year can be found in our annual reports.

Membership application packs are available here.
Interim Chair
Deb Chaplin - board member (Swan Hill)
Board member appointed 2020
Swan Hill District Hospital Aboriginal Community Liason Officer
Pam McCormack - Secretary 
Board member since 2011; Team Leader, Customer Service Officer; mother of three.
Josh Kirby - board member
Board member since 2015; Previously served Balranald Land Council, Dareton Youth Centre, Swan Hill Aboriginal Cooperative and Bendigo and District Aboriginal Cooperative.
Melanie Lane - board member (Kerang)
Board member since 2017; Aboriginal Health Practitioner; Certificate 4 ATSI Primary Health Care Practice; Board member Kerang District Health; Coordinator/Senior Aboriginal Health Worker/Kerang Community Facilitator MDAS Kerang; LMARG member.
Cara-Lee Brown - board member
Board member since 2019; Bachelor Social Work (Hons); Social Worker with the Department of Human Services; Mother of four children.
Jason Kirby - board member 
Board member appointed 2020
Jason Kirby is a current and active Mildura community member assisting mentoring to all ages.
A teacher's assistant over 5 years at primary schools and to all ages through TAFE
Co-ordinates, coaches & mentors the Mallee Tigers Football Team (3 years) and player (13 years)



MALLEE DISTRICT ABORIGINAL SERVICES  “Our Vision: Generations of vibrant, healthy and strong Aboriginal communities”
NEWS
9/10/2020

Chilly art at Robinvale

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2/10/2020

Lockdown brings out NAIDOC winner’s artistic side

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1/10/2020

Letter of Introduction - Jill Gallagher

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30/09/2020

Save the Date for our AGM - Saturday November 28, 2020

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24/09/2020

Focus on fresh food collaboration

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EVENTS
22/10/2020
Starting October 22

Young Women's Program (Mildura)

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28/11/2020
Saturday November 28 11 am

MDAS AGM 2020

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JOBS
Swan Hill

Caseworker Prevention/Early Intervention (Swan Hill)

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Swan Hill

Trainee - Health Promotions Officer** (Swan Hill)

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Swan Hill

Aboriginal Health Worker Trainee - SEWB** (Swan Hill)

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Mildura

Caseworker Aboriginal Stronger Families (Mildura)

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Mildura

Caseworker Homelessness Services (Mildura)

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MILDURA
120 Madden Avenue Mildura
Phone (03) 5018 4100

SWAN HILL
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Phone (03) 5032 8600

KERANG
9 Nolan Street Kerang
Phone (03) 5412 6004

ROBINVALE
77 Perrin St Robinvale
Phone (03) 4013 2000


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