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CLOSING THE GAP DAY

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of live entertainment, great food and information sharing from a range of local health and support service providers.

Featuring an abundance of live entertainment including musicians, dance groups, MC Michael O’Loughlin (former Sydney Swans Super Star) as well as many fun activities for children including a petting zoo, jumping castle, face painting and more. 

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THE PROGRAM

Sonder's Closing the Gap program provides short-term support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with complex chronic disease who are unable to effectively manage their condition.

Both Outreach Workers and Care Coordinators will work with you to support you to access medical care and other culturally appropriate health and community services. Working together, our team can help you to develop self-management skills to better manage your chronic condition and live a longer, healthier life.

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Showcase your services to over 2,000 people from the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community

Be seen at SA’s only event completely dedicated to supporting and improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Secure your stand today!

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Goyder Pavilion, Wayville Showgrounds

OUR HEALTH – OUR VOICE – OUR CHOICE

Closing the Gap Day is a time for all Australians to come together and commit to achieving health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This event is closely aligned with the National Close the Gap campaign, led by ANTaR.

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of live entertainment, great food and information sharing from a range of local health and support service providers.

Featuring MC Michael O’Loughlin, Sydney Swans super star & AFL Hall of Fame member. Michael will guide event goers through an exciting range of live stage performances from musicians and dance groups.

Get a free health check, learn about new services available for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and enjoy some delicious food and entertainment with your friends and family.

Kids can enjoy a range of exciting activities including giant inflatable AFL games (agility zone, kicking challenge and specky challenge), petting zoo, jumping castle, face painting and much, much more.

This event is supported by funding from the Adelaide Primary Health Network. The Closing the Gap program is supported by funding from the Adelaide and Country SA Primary Health Networks.

  • MC Michael O’Loughlin

  • Musicians

  • Dance Groups

  • Delicious FREE lunch! Traditional delights infused with native herbs and spices

  • Free 715 General Health Checks

  • Henna Tattoo Artists

  • Ngangkari Traditional Healers

  • Petting Zoo, Jumping Castle, Face Painting & More for the Kids

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Thursday 19 March 2020, Adelaide Showground
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Where to find us

Goyder Pavilion,Adelaide Showgrounds

Sonder is proud of its association with the Closing the Gap program and we see Closing the Gap Day as a vital step to increasing the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ad this celebration is one way to bring the community together to have fun and talk about what needs to be done to make people well

Sageran Naidoo, CEO, Sonder

An outstanding event year, after year, bringing the community and health professionals together with one common goal in mind

Community Member, Closing the Gap Day, Salisbury Park

It was great to see our mob come together and showcase what is available for them and their family.

Community Member, Closing the Gap Day, Adelaide Showgrounds

Do you need transport assistance to reach this event?

Contact our friendly Closing the Gap Team on
(08) 8209 0700 to learn about our free transport options to the Adelaide Showground

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Thursday 19 March 2020, Adelaide Showground
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