About us

Aboriginal Medical Service Redfern

“The voice for health and wellbeing through patient advocacy and self-determination for now and into the future”

The Aboriginal Medical Service Cooperative Limited (AMS Redfern), based in Redfern New South Wales, provides culturally appropriate health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We acknowledge our history and unseeded sovereignty, value our cultural strength, solidarity and kinship and above all our right to self-determination.

Our services are delivered and predominately managed by professional Aboriginal staff who are experienced with and sensitive to the needs of our community.

We are a multi-functional non-for-profit organisation that delivers a broad range of services and community programs.

We see health as: “Not just the physical wellbeing of the individual but the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of the whole community, this is a whole-of-life view and also includes the cyclical concept of life-death-life” (National Aboriginal Health Strategy 1989)

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Services We Provide 

At Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) Redfern we offer a wide range of services that include: 


Our medical clinic is a predominately walk-in service. We offer a full range of General Medical services including GP Consultations. AMS Redfern also offer a range of specialist services to our community.


The AMS Dental Clinic offers a range of general dental services. The clinic is available to registered patients of the service who have undertaken a health assessment by a GP at the Medical Clinic within the past 12 months

Mental Health

Our Mental Health unit offers a range of service including psychology, psychiatry and social worker to support patients and their families. Access is via appointment only and GP referral.

Drug & Alcohol

AMS Redfern drug and alcohol unit provides a range of service to Aboriginal patients wanting assistance with addiction management including drug and alcohol and pain management issues.

Public Health

A range of community programs are coordinated by our Public Health Unit. The primary aim of this unit is to provide healthy lifestyle education and programs and to connect our Community Such as aged care, support services