ABOUT

Our Vision

An equitable and safe society for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.

Our Purpose

To eliminate family and sexual violence through quality holistic legal services, education and community partnerships.

Our Core Values

We acknowledge and respect those who fought for the establishment of family violence prevention legal services to support our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and we continue to build upon their work and dedication.

We recognise the lasting effects, of intergenerational trauma and violence an pay respect to the resilience and strength of our communities.

We work in partnership with the community because we respect that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people own their futures.

We believe that client safety and trust is created when we keep confidentiality at the centre of everything we do.

We will deliver high quality and culturally appropriate legal assistance, to help vulnerable people facing disadvantage to navigate the system.

FVLSAC (SA) is an Aboriginal community controlled organisation established in 2011 to provide assistance to victims/survivors of family violence and/or sexual assault and to work with families and communities affected by violence.

We provide free legal advice, referrals, ongoing casework and court representation, and assist in the following areas:

  •     Intervention orders;
  •     Family Law;
  •     Child Protection;
  •     Victims’ of Crime Compensation;
  •     Other legal problems arising from family violence.

FVLSAC (SA) also engages in community legal education and community development activities, as well as policy and law reform directed towards systemic change.

We are funded through the Commonwealth Government – National Indigenous Australians Agency.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairperson – Vacant
Deputy Chairperson – Vacant
Community Director (Ceduna) – Lahn Mickan
Community Director (Ceduna) – Joy Reid
Community Director (Ceduna) – Patrick Sharpe
Community Director (Port Lincoln) – Katryne Miller
Community Director (Port Augusta) – Vacant
Community Director (Port Augusta) – Vacant
Board Appointed Director- Natasha Budiminski
Board Appointed Director – Angela (Johanna) Boylan
Board Appointed Director- Ben Watson