The essence of Aboriginal spirituality
is in the strength and connection to your family.
Knowing who you are and where you’ve journeyed
strengthens your sense of cultural belonging.

“Nyoonak Noongaral wirn moordawin moortang dandjoo koorl Kaadadjiny
noonadar maat-bidi baalang djinang noonook nyin”

Cheryl Phillips and Carmel Culbong

Sister Kate’s Home Kids



We have a vision for a Place of Healing and Rememberance that is an economically sustainable enterprise, with its focus on cultural learning, teaching, healing, physical and mental health care, empowerment, capacity building, leadership and caring for families and communities.


SKHKAC provides programs that address the intergenerational trauma and recovery of the Sister Kate’s Home Kids and their descendants, other Stolen Generations groups and the wider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; to aid in our peoples cultural, social and emotional wellbeing.


To provide programs and work holistically with our families to help strengthen self-esteem, resilience and capacity building for self-determination.

SKHKAC Core Values

Our Story

Kate Clutterbuck, better known as Sister Kate came to Australia in 1901 (year of Federation) as a nun of the Anglican order of Sisters of the Church. In 1903 she was instrumental in establishing the Parkerville…

The Place of Healing

Following purchase from the Uniting Church in 2006 the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) is coordinating the return of a 2.7ha block of bush (known as the bush block) located adjacent the original…

Positive thought, right choices and good decisions make powerful outcomes.

“Moorditj kaadadiny kanarn maat Kwobadjil koorliny “

Chris Dixon

Sister Kate’s Home Kid

Our Sponsors & Supporters

SKHAC would like to express it thanks and appreciation for the support and sponsorship from the wider community as well as the following government and private entities:

“We acknowledge the traditional custodians of Country, the Whadjuk Noongar People and Elders Past, Present and Emerging.”