Kalwun Development Corporation has head office operations located at Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast and provides service to the community of the immediate Gold Coast and surrounding region.
Located in the Varsity Lakes Head Office of Kalwun is the Housing Program, the core function of the Company.
Kalwun conducts Aboriginal Cultural Tours. Cultural Development / Education are promoted through performances, workshops and information sessions with primary and secondary schools, universities and conferences.
In addition to these core services, Kalwun Health Service main clinic operates from a purpose-designed facility in Miami. It caters for the primary health care needs of the community with 5 doctors, Allied Health Specialists and a dental service. It also runs specialised programs, developed and facilitated by Aboriginal Health Workers. Transport to and from the clinic may be available on request.
Kalwun Community Care provide Aged Care services and are located at 118 Bonogin Road, Mudgeeraba.
“Our people live long, healthy, prosperous and happy lives”
Through the provision of high quality, professional, culturally appropriate and respectful services to “Our People” (our Elders, patients, clients, consumers, staff and wider community) we will contribute to people living long, healthy, prosperous and happy lives.
Kalwun Development Corporation Ltd will provide innovative and progressive services within a holistic framework. We endeavour to assist all people but more specifically Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and their families. We strive to provide with equitable, reasonable and justifiable access to affordable housing and housing support, primary health care and dental services, aged care and disability programs and support, protection services for young people and children, support for parents and families, educational initiatives and emergency relief assistance.
We aim to ensure that our community remains strong in our cultural heritage and that the whole community has a level of respect and an appreciation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history.
Our Motto Is:
” THE WAY AHEAD “
The name KALWUN comes from the Aboriginal name for the rainforest lyre-bird, a bird of deep significance for original inhabitants of the area. The bird still lives in the Gold Coast Hinterlands and National Parks. Its name and picture are retained by the Group as a symbol of respect for the ancestral base of the community of the KALWUN area.