Working hard to make a difference


Meet the laundries


Opened in 2021 on Groote Eylandt, the Angurugu laundry is our best performer. In the first month of opening it did over 851 cycles and demand remains strong.  

Owned by the Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust, it employs NINE people. 

Angurugu laundry page….


First and foremost our Casuarina laundry offers free washing to people in northern Darwin. It is also a training facility for new laundry staff and offers a hands on experience for partners and funding groups to see the laundry in action. 

The Casuarina laundry opened in 2020 and employs FIVE people. 

Casuarina laundry page…


This is our first laundry which was opened in 2019 and has been a star performer. Latest health figures in Barunga show a reduction in scabies by 60% since the laundry opened. 

The Barunga laundry employs SIX people. 

Barunga laundry page…

Bickerton Island

Situated in East Arnhem Land, the Bickerton Island laundry is our first laundry to run entirely off rain water.

Launched in July 2022, the unit is owned by the Groote Eylandt Aboriginal Trust, and employs EIGHT people.

Bickerton laundry page…

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the country on which we work and live and recognise their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.