Wellness Our Way

Wellness Our Way

Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic health conditions to better manage their condition and connect to health and community services 

The Wellness Our Way program is here to provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with chronic health conditions or long term illness. Including but not limited to; diabetes, cancer, mental health disorders, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease or chronic renal disease. 

Continuing the work of the 'Closing the Gap' program Wellness Our Way take a team approach to support you in accessing medical care, providing you with ongoing encouragement and increasing your access to other, culturally appropriate, health and community services. 


Wellness Our Way can provide you with the support that you may need to:

  • Better understand your chronic condition and what it means for you
  • Access medication and follow GP treatment plans 
  • Go to your appointments; including help with transport and support during your appointment 
  • Access required medical equipment
  • Connect to other community supports who can provide assistance to improve your mental and physical health  


The Wellness Our Way program work towards helping you to:

  • Better manage your chronic condition or long term illness 
  • Live a longer, healthier life


To be eligible for Wellness Our Way you need to:

  • Have a current referral from your GP 
  • Have a Care Plan or GP management plan 
  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent (self-identified) 


Wellness Our Way is a free support program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with chronic conditions or long term illness. To access the Wellness Our Way program please speak to your GP. 


Service Locations: Port Augusta, Whyalla and surrounding areas.