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Dalarinji Aboriginal Oral Health Clinic

Dalarinji Aboriginal Oral Health Clinic (formally the Aboriginal Oral Health Program) was developed in 2009 through the National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes. In partnership with NSW Centre for Oral Health Strategy, Aboriginal Medical Services (AMSs) and Oral Health Services SLHD.


The word "Dalarinji" is from the Gadigal Clan of the Eora Nation has two meanings  "Ours" and  "Belonging to Us".

This word was chosen to acknowledge the Aboriginal communities that the service provides oral healthcare. A part of a number strategies implemented to acknowledge and reduce significant health disparities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Helping to create a cultural appropriate service and promote trust with Aboriginal communities as many committed individuals and organisations Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal it is our service that belongs to us. We all have a role to play in improving Aboriginal health and ensuring the well-being of generations to come.

Eligibility for treatment:
To be eligible for treatment within Dalarinji Aboriginal Oral Health Clinic patients must have a current Medicare Card & have a Confirmation of Aboriginality Letter. This letter can be obtained from any Aboriginal Medical Service /Aboriginal Health Service, Local Aboriginal Land Council or any Aboriginal Corporation. Please note all letters must be stamped with the Organisation's Common Seal.

For more information please contact:
Dalarinji Oral Health Clinic,
Sydney Dental Hospital
2 Chalmers St , SURRY HILLS NSW 2010
Phone: 02 9293 3438  
Fax: 02 9293 3488