About Melaleuca Refugee Centre

Melaleuca Refugee Centre Torture Trauma Survivors Service of the NT Incorporated is a community–controlled, not–for–profit association operating out of Darwin. The association was first established in 1996 as the Torture Trauma Survivors Service of the NT Incorporated to cater for the small numbers of refugees and asylum seekers wanting to settle in the Northern Territory. In 2002 it expanded and became known as the Melaleuca Refugee Centre Torture Trauma Survivors Service of the NT Incorporated (Melaleuca Refugee Centre).

Our Vision

Melaleuca Refugee Centre is recognised as a leader in facilitating the recovery of refugee survivors of Torture and Trauma.

Our Mission

Melaleuca Refugee Centre provides an environment for resettlement and healing of refugee survivors of torture and trauma, their families and community through confidential, high-quality and holistic services.

Our Aims

Melaleuca Refugee Centre aims to achieve its mission by:

  • Providing ethical, client focused services and referrals to refugee survivors, their families and communities in a climate of empowerment and self determination.
  • Promoting community awareness regarding issues for refugee survivors and involvement in activities conducted by the Centre by individuals, families, organisations and the wider community.
  • Creating and maintaining a sustainable and respectful organisation that values all stakeholders including employees, volunteers and the Management Committee.
  • Providing culturally sensitive opportunities for client involvement in service development.
    Strategic involvement in local, Territory and National networks.

Our Constitution

Melaleuca Refugee Centre Constitution: Download

Our Strategic Plan

Melaleuca Refugee Centre Strategic Plan: Download

Our Annual Report

Melaleuca Annual Report: Download