Melaleuca Refugee Centre, Australia
Melaleuca Refugee Centre (MRC) supports refugees and humanitarian entrants, survivors of torture and trauma, migrants and people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) backgrounds to address their individual needs enabling them to become selfsufficient
and realise their aspirations. In doing so, it is hoped the refugee community of the Northern Territory (NT) are respected and recognised for their valuable social, economic and cultural contribution to our community.
We are often told that MRC is the “go to place” for all things refugee, migrant and CaLD in the NT. We believe this is due to our experience, people and networks as well as, our focus on individuals, families and communities, both young and old.
As a regional service provider that settles unlinked clients, MRC’s service delivery model brings together these complementary services some of which traditionally stand alone in other states and territories to support client’s resettlement journey in the NT.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent