Link-Up services

Link-Up services are geographically based. Contact the Link-Up located where separation took place or where you are currently living.

Australian Capital Territory

There is no Link-Up in the ACT. Pre-1988 welfare services in the ACT were delivered by New South Wales.

Link-Up New South Wales Aboriginal Corporation

Link-Up NSW assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Stolen Generations – those who have been fostered, adopted or raised in institutions under government policies of the time. Link-Up helps members of the Stolen Generations trace their families and be reunited with them (or their gravesites, country or kin).

Lot 4, 2 Central Place, Ropes Crossing NSW 2760
PO Box 185, St Marys NSW 2760
Free call: 1800 624 332
Ph: 02 9421 4700
Fax: 02 9673 4740
Email: linkup@nsw.link-up.org.au
Web: www.linkupnsw.org.au

Link-Up Northern Territory – Northern Territory Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation (NTSGAC)

NTSGAC helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people separated from their families under the past laws, practices and policies of Australian governments to undertake family tracing and family reunions with counselling support. Link-Up counsellors at NTSGAC give priority to Stolen Generations clients, especially the elderly and those requiring urgent assistance due to health concerns.

Suite A, Ground Floor, Building 3, Cascom Centre, 13-17 Scaturchio Street, Casuarina NT 0811
PO Box 43372, Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: 08 8947 9171
Fax: 08 8947 9173
Web: www.ntsgac.org.au

Link-Up Queensland

Link-Up Queensland provides services to individuals, families or communities who have been affected by past Australian government removal policies and practices, including separation through adoption, fostering, removal or institutionalisation. It provides family history research assistance to members of the Stolen Generations.

Free call: 1800 200 855
Email: contact@link-upqld.org.au
Web: www.link-upqld.org.au

Brisbane office

3-5 Reid Street, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
PO Box 3229, South Brisbane, Queensland QLD 4101
Ph: 07 3034 8444

Cairns office

18 Scott Street, Parramatta Park QLD 4870
PO Box 298, Bungalow QLD 4870
Ph: 07 4041 7403

Townsville office

c/-Relationships Australia, 745 Riverway Drive, Thuringowa QLD 4817
PO Box 247, Thuringowa QLD 4817
Ph: 0410 639 645

Mt Isa office

1/81 Miles Street, Mt Isa QLD 4825
PO Box 296, Mt Isa DC QLD 4825
Ph: 0417 097 322 or 0459 028 380

Link-Up South Australia – Nunkuwarrin Yunti

Nunkuwarrin Yunti’s Link-Up SA program provides family tracing, reunion and counselling services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families who have been separated under the past policies and practices of the Australian Government. Assistance is also provided to people over the age of eighteen years who have been adopted, fostered or raised in institutions.

Web: nunku.org.au/our-services/social-emotional/link-up

Adelaide office

182-190 Wakefield Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: 08 8406 1600
Fax: 08 8232 0949

Elizabeth Downs office

28-30 Brady Street, Elizabeth Downs SA 5113
Ph: 08 8254 5300
Fax: 08 8254 9182

Tasmania

There is no Link-Up service in Tasmania.

Link-Up Victoria

Link-Up Victoria helps Indigenous people over the age of eighteen who were adopted, placed in foster care, institutionalised or forcibly removed to trace and be reunited with their families. Among its services are tracing family, conducting reunions and delivering counselling for Stolen Generations.

273 High St, Preston 3072
Free call: 1800 687 662
Ph: 03 9480 7372
Fax: 03 9484 5403
Email: linkup@vacca.org
Web: www.linkupvictoria.org.au

Link-Up Western Australia – Yorgum Aboriginal Corporation

Yorgum Aboriginal Corporation provides Link-Up services to Aboriginal people affected by past government policies relating to the removal of children. Its case workers coordinate family research, client reunification, back to community and overall Link-Up activities.

Email: reception@yorgum.org.com
Web: www.yorgum.org.au

Perth office

176 Wittenoom Street, East Perth WA 6004
PO Box 236, Northbridge WA 6865
P: 08 9218 9477
F: 08 9221 0487

South Hedland – Link-Up

Suite 4/ 3 Brand Street, South Hedland WA 6722
Ph: 08 9140 4029
Fax: 08 9140 4031

Kalgoorlie – Link-Up

16-18 McDonald Street, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Ph: 08 9091 6359
Fax: 08 9091 9247

Link-Up Western Australia – Kimberley Stolen Generations Aboriginal Service

The Kimberley Stolen Generations Aboriginal Service in Broome helps members of the Stolen Generations find information about their family and locate their family members. It also helps reunite family members who have not met before.

28 Barker Street, Broome WA 6725
PO Box 2775, Broome WA 6725
Free call: 1800 830 338
Ph: 08 9193 6502
Fax: 08 9193 5693
Email: kimberley.linkup@iinet.net.au
Web: www.kimberleystolengeneration.com.au