Health promotion in remote Indigenous

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Our partners

Red Dust Role Models would not exist without the invaluable support of our partners.

  • Johnson & Johnson

    In early 2015, Johnson & Johnson signed on to partner with Red Dust to support our Healthy Living initiatives in the Kintore community.Johnson & Johnson supports community - based programs that improve health and well - being.

  • McGrathNicol

    McGrathNicol is an independent boutique advisory firm specialising in Corporate Advisory, Forensic, Transaction Services and Corporate Recovery.We are a market leader in Australia and in New Zealand, with more than 30 Partners and 300 people across the region.

  • Wood

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. Wood partners with Red Dust each year for a charity bike ride to raise funds for Red Dust programs in remote communities.

  • Telco Together Foundation

    Launched in July 2012, the Telco Together Foundation is a registered charity that brings together the telecommunications industry in support of disadvantaged communities.Members of the Foundation include Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, Vocus Communications, NBN Co, Nokia, Community Telco, Inabox, Smart Business Telco and Globe Telecom.

  • Kirkland Lake Gold

    Kirkland Lake Gold (KLG) is a growing gold producer operating in Canada and Australia. They are committed to making a positive and lasting impact by creating meaningful, sustainable opportunities for the prosperity of the communities in which they operate. KLG Community Partnership Program is proudly supporting Red Dust programs in the Top End.

  • Newline

    Since its inception, Newline Group & the Odyssey Group Foundation has proudly supported a wide range of programs focused on health, education, human services, arts and culture, the environment and the elderly. We are pleased to be working with Red Dust to enrich lives, improve health and strengthen the future of Indigenous youth and families.

  • Qantas

    Red Dust is a Qantas Regional Grants Program winner. This grant supports our unique ‘community-as-family’ model of health, wellbeing and capacity building programs delivered in partnership with remote Indigenous communities to create stronger futures for youth and their families through building programs.

  • Medibank

    Medibank is an integrated healthcare company providing private health insurance and health solutions to 3.7 million Australians. Medibank partners with Red Dust to improve cultural competency through a genuine two-way cultural learning exchange between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

  • AFL Players Care

    The AFL Players’ Association is passionate about developing its members as people as well as athletes. The AFLPA is proud to partner with Red Dust to deliver programs to remote communities with that will strengthen the future of Indigenous youth and families.

  • Kmart

    In 2015 Kmart launched a partnership with Red Dust Role Models as part of our ongoing commitment to support Indigenous communities and increase awareness about Indigenous culture within the business. Red Dust Role Models works in collaboration with remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory to deliver innovative health promotion programs that encourage Indigenous youth to live a healthy lifestyle.

  • Agonis Group

    Agonis Group is partnering with Red Dust to allow its employees the opportunity to help enrich the lives of those living in Australia’s remote indigenous communities.

  • Working Dog

    Founded in January 1993, Working Dog is the creative minds behind The Castle, The Dish, Frontline, Thank God You 're Here, The Panel, Russell Coight's All Aussie Adventures, The Hollowmen, Utopia and now HYBPA

  • Christ Church Grammar School

    Red Dust Role Models has partnered with Christ Church Grammar School for several years to facilitate better understanding of Indigenous culture and heritage for students, staff and the wider school community. Each year they assist the school in taking Year 6 students to the Areyonga community in the Northern Territory for a week in the Term 3 holidays.

  • A & A Property Developers

    A & A Property Developers specialise in boutique residential developments in Melbourne. A & A Property Developers are proud to partner with Red Dust to deliver programs to remote communities that will strengthen the future of Indigenous youth and families.

  • 3M

    3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily.  3M are proud to support Red Dust to deliver programs to remote communities that will strengthen the future of Indigenous youth and families.

  • Asurion

    Asurion helps more than 300 million people around the world unlock their technology’s untapped potential. We create innovative technology solutions that help keep consumers connected, from comprehensive protection to smart tech help that redefines expertise. We are thrilled to be partnering with Red Dust as part of our Compassion Forward program where our employees directly engage with charities in our community.

  • Edwards Lifesciences

    Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. An Edwards Lifesciences Foundation grant supports Red Dust to deliver programs to remote communities that will strengthen the future of Indigenous youth and families.

  • Edgewise

    Edgewise is an Australian owned and operated professional services organization, specializing in the provision of insurance broking services to businesses of all sizes across all industries.With collectively over 100 years of experience in the insurance industry, Edgewise knows what it takes to source the most appropriate protection for both individual and business assets.

  • Mecure

    Mecure Alice Springs Resort is a longtime friend of Red Dust.We are thankful for Mecure providing us with comfortable accommodation, delicious meals and great service before and after each Red Dust program delivery in the central desert.

  • Vibe Hotels

    As a Red Dust partner, Vibe Hotels has been a strong supporter of our programs and is a major accommodation partner, providing rooms and facilities for our staff whilst in Darwin.

  • Holiday Inn

    Since 2015, Holiday Inn has partnered with Red Dust, supporting with travel requirements and needs.

  • Occulture

    Occulture is delighted to join the team of supporters of Red Dust in raising awareness of Aboriginal art and culture through our handcrafted jewellery collections. Each piece celebrates the ancient knowledge and beauty of the dreamtime with royalties benefiting the artist and their community.

  • The Australian Super Food Company


  • Sand Hill Road

    Sand Hill Road is a privately owned, Melbourne-based hospitality group and proud partner of the inaugural Red Dust Christmas Comedy Gala at the iconic Hotel Esplanade, lovingly known as The Espy.

  • Booktopia

    Booktopia is Australia's largest online bookstore, and is proudly 100% Australian owned and operated. Booktopia is committed to supporting the literacy of Australians and proud to support Red Dust by donating 7.5% of your purchase (excluding Gift Cards and magazine subscriptions) when you purchase through this link.

  • IOOF

    IOOF has been helping Australians secure their financial independence for over 170 years, and have grown to become a leading provider of quality financial advice, products and services. The IOOF Foundation is proud to support Red Dust projects that support education and empower young Australians to reach their potential.

  • KWM

    King & Wood Mallesons is recognised as one of the world's most innovative law firms.  KWM provides pro bono support to Red Dust, advising on various matters.  They are committed to Indigenous causes and through this partnership are helping Red Dust to deliver our mission.


    Kit Bag for Kids works to ensure no child in Australia forgoes the opportunity to play sport due to the lack of appropriate kit or footwear and proudly supports Red Dust programs through product donations.

  • MALO republic

    MALO republic’s Buy One Give One program provides sports clothing and activewear to children to encourage them to lead active lifestyles. Together with Kit Bag for Kids they are proud to support Red Dust programs.

  • Future2

    Future2 is the foundation of the Financial Planning Association.  We make a lasting difference in the lives of our young Australians who need it most. Through its annual grant program, Future2 supports young Australians aged 12 to 25 years experiencing social, financial, or physical hardship. Red Dust is a proud grant recipient for 2020.

  • Care To Compare

    Care To Compare is Australia's only socially responsible health insurance comparison service giving 100% of its profits to charities. Red Dust is a proud charity partner of Care To Compare.

  • Big Little Brush

    Big Little Brush is a social enterprise that takes little things, like toothbrushes, and uses them to do great big things, like funding primary health programs in remote Indigenous communities in Australia.

  • Epoch Capital

    Epoch is an Australian headquartered trading firm with a difference. Part of our aim as an organisation is to have a positive impact on the world around us, specifically supporting charities our employees are passionate about... and that is how we were introduced to the fantastic work done by Red Dust!

  • The Besen Family Foundation

    The Besen Family Foundation proudly supports Red Dust in working together to strengthen the future of remote Indigenous youth and their families through innovative and transformative projects that encourage social inclusion and community connection.

  • Lululemon

    Here to Be is lululemon's social impact program. Together with our partners, we disrupt inequity in wellbeing through movement, mindfulness, and advocacy.

  • McGregor Tan

    Over the past 45 years, McGregor Tan has grown to be one of the largest independent market and social research companies in Australia. We are committed to actively building partnerships with Indigenous agencies and support services, as well as, providing continuous cultural awareness training to all of our staff. We believe in the good work of Red Dust Role Models and are committed to helping them to achieve their vision.

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