Melaleuca Place | Trauma Recovery Centre

Melaleuca Place Anniversary - Making a Difference

The ACT Government’s Trauma Recovery Centre, Melaleuca Place, was opened by Minister for Children and Young People Mick Gentleman on 10 July 2014.

You can watch a recording of the official opening and the symposium keynote speakers and expert panel discussion and read the story by ABC Canberra.

The focus of Melaleuca Place is to provide a high quality trauma-informed therapeutic program to children aged 0-12 who have experienced abuse and neglect and who are current clients of Child and Youth Protection Services. Work will be undertaken with children in the context of their care and support networks and will be trauma and attachment informed interventions. As well providing therapeutic interventions, a key focus of will be the provision of trauma specific training and education for carers and those working with children who have experienced abuse and neglect.


Trauma Guides

Age O - 12 months External Link
Age 12 months - 3 yearsExternal Link
Age3 - 5 years External Link
Age 5 - 7 yearsExternal Link
Age 7 - 9 years External Link
Age 9 - 12 yearsExternal Link

Trauma Recovery Discussion Paper

Links to Specialised Trauma Organisations