Our Program Values

We at Gunawirra value: self-help, professional support, intense evaluation and state wide distribution form the basis of all Gunawirra’s work.

We design, develop, evaluate and disseminate models of excellence.

  • Gunawirra has deep respect for Aboriginal culture and concern to redress the harm of past wrongs
  • Warm welcome for Aboriginal involvement and leadership in shaping our services at all levels from governance, management and program design to service users’ intiatives and feedback
  • Strong theoritical base in psychoanalytic thinking, attachment theory and early emotional, cognitive and healthy development of children
  • Multilayered service design thus respecting service users free choice in levels of involvement
  • Commitment to research, evaluation and measuring outcomes