Aboriginal Medical Service

Community-led group providing medical treatment to Aboriginal people including general practice and dental services and now offering a training program for Aboriginal health workers.

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Formed
1971
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1971
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1971
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Aboriginal Medical Service

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,
2008

Inspired by the success of the Aboriginal Legal Service, and founded by many of the same activists, from 1971 the Aboriginal Medical Service provided free medical care to Aboriginal people from its shopfront in Redfern.