Pro bono | Gadens form pro bono partnership with IUIH
19 February 2019
Gadens has formed a pro bono partnership with the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH).
IUIH leads the planning, development and delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to the Indigenous population of South East Queensland (SEQ). www.iuih.org.au
Established in 2009, IUIH provides for the needs of Australia’s second largest Indigenous population with a regional network of 20 multidisciplinary primary health clinics using the IUIH Model of Care framework.
“IUIH welcomes the support of Gadens,” IUIH
Chief Executive Adrian Carson said. “Gadens
has an excellent reputation and we look forward to forging a long and rewarding
IUIH also operates the high successfully Deadly Choices program, which aims to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families – to stop smoking, to eat good food and exercise daily. www.deadlychoices.com.au
Gadens Chairman Paul Spiro said: “We are
delighted to announce this pro bono partnership and assist IUIH to make a
positive difference in improving the health outcomes of Indigenous Australians.”
“Our Brisbane office is proudly owned and
operated by Queenslanders and our firm feels a deep sense of obligation to give
back to the local community.”
Gadens is fully committed to supporting Indigenous
Gadens’ Brisbane office, in conjunction
CareerTrackers, facilitates a highly successful internship
program for Indigenous university students. Gadens is also the major sponsor of
the annual Lockhart River art gala dinner which raises vital funds for the
Photo: IUIH Chief Executive Adrian Carson and Gadens Partner Rachel Sciascia discuss the new pro bono partnership.