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Aboriginal Liaison Program - South Australia



The program provides priority general and emergency dental care for eligible adults at Community Dental Service Clinics in both metropolitan and country areas in SA. The program began in 2005 in response to an identified need to improve oral health outcomes for Aboriginal adults.

The Aboriginal Liaison Program (ALP) is for eligible Aboriginal adults in South Australia. To be eligible to access the program clients need to be:

To obtain information on how to access this program clients should see an Aboriginal Health/Case or Community Worker or visit one of the clinics and ask to see an Aboriginal Client Liaison Officer to have an oral health assessment completed.

Most dental care provided through the Aboriginal Liaison program is free for clients (including dentures). Any payments required will be discussed at the time of treatment - there may be some fees for some specialist services.

Abstract adapted from South Australian Dental Service


Aboriginal Oral Health Program
SA Dental Service
180 Flinders Street
Adelaide SA 5000.
Ph: (08) 7717 0080
Ph: (08) 8222 9111


Last updated: 24 April 2017
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