Reconciliation is our future.

DHS acknowledges and respects Aboriginal peoples as the State’s first peoples and nations and recognises Aboriginal peoples as traditional owners and occupants of the lands and waters in South Australia.

As the office committed to improving the wellbeing and safety of South Australians, we strive to build a workforce and community who are proud and inclusive, and who are champions of South Australia’s many Aboriginal cultures.

Reconciliation Statement of Commitment

Our commitment to improving the cultural, spiritual and family wellbeing of Aboriginal people in South Australia and to building strong, safe, resilient and stable communities


Reconciliation Action Plan

The plan demonstrates our commitment to reconciliation and our promise to embed Aboriginal cultural capability in all of the work we do.


Aboriginal Workforce Strategy

The Aboriginal Workforce Strategy 2021–2023 outlines our commitment to increasing the participation of Aboriginal peoples across all classifications and divisions in the Department.


Reconciliation Walk

The trail invites reflection on Kaurna life before European settlement and explores the impact of this settlement on Aboriginal people.