TAIHS... More than a Health Service

We strive to provide a truly comprehensive model of care that responds to the physical, social, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of our people.


Excellence in the delivery of culturally appropriate services to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes.


TAIHS is committed to working in accordance with the following values to achieve our strategic vision:

  • Working in partnership with our community to support empowerment and self-determination
  • Adopting a culturally appropriate and holistic approach to addressing the health and wellbeing needs of our clients
  • Providing high quality, evidence based care to achieve the best outcomes for our clients
  • Striving for levels of excellence that meet and exceed community expectations
  • Being accountable to our stakeholders by delivering on our commitments and maintaining the highest professional standards in service delivery and ethical practice.
  • Developing a learning organisation that supports the development of staff, teamwork and embraces positive change
  • Upholding our organisational integrity– we value honesty, professionalism and respect in all that we do
Strategic Goals

Strategic Goal 1:
To improve access to a comprehensive range of primary health care, wellbeing and community support services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Strategic Goal 2:
To establish strong and sustainable cross-sectoral partnerships to enhance health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Strategic Goal 3:
To support the development of a high quality, skilled and competent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce within the health and community services sector.

Strategic Goal 4:
To be the recognised and trusted voice on issues related to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families.

Strategic Goal 5:
To maintain strong leadership, sustainable financial management and accountable governance practices.