At GPEx we embrace opportunities to support the Aboriginal community on which our office is based. We do this through Respect, Collaboration, and Community. We respect and acknowledge Kaurna country and the Kaurna Community. We seek to work in collaboration with the Aboriginal Community in many ways, this also includes sponsorship of the Kaurna Sporting Association. GPEx recognise the cultural connection the Kaurna Community have with the wider Aboriginal communities through sport.
GPEx also sponsors the following;
- GPEx supports the Flinders Adelaide Indigenous Medical Mentoring (FAIMM) program. FAIMM offer’s mentoring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students studying at Flinders and Adelaide University.
- GPEx sponsors the APY exchange program for Adelaide University medical students. Adelaide Medical Students’ Society (AMSS) Anangu Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (APY) Exchange is a student-run program allowing medical students from the University of Adelaide to volunteer in remote Aboriginal communities of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region of South Australia. The program aims to expose future doctors to Aboriginal culture and build knowledge and awareness around Aboriginal health issues whilst providing the communities with a fun, interactive, and engaging youth holiday program.
- GPEx sponsors Adelaide Rural Health Alliance (AURHA)’s, Yalata Indigenous Kidney Festival. This festival is held each year and includes art activities to promote the message of kidney health to those suffering from kidney disease, including diabetes and renal failure.
- GPEx is a proud sponsor partner for Insight’s Indigenous Program, providing medical students with hands-on opportunities in Indigenous healthcare, and inspiring them to pursue clinical practice in Indigenous communities after graduating.