About the IHH

The Indigenous Hospitality House is a Christian community house in Melbourne that offers rooms for Indigenous families who have come from out of town to support a family member in hospital. We also make space for Settler people to rethink Australian and Christian identity in light of our colonial history.

In this video, Mia does a short tour of the house, explaining what hospital guests can expect at IHH:

Please click below to find out more about how it all works and why we do what we do...

The running of the Indigenous Hospitality House is mainly carried out by two overlapping groups of people, the Residents and the Business Committee.  A third group is the Visiting Volunteers and the fourth is the individuals and churches who donate money and goods...

The running of the Indigenous Hospitality House is mainly carried out by two overlapping groups of people, the Residents and the Business Committee.  A third group is the Visiting Volunteers and the fourth is the individuals and churches who donate money and goods...

The IHH is a community that exists not for its own sake, but for a common task: offering hospitality to guests. This is the primary purpose of the IHH, and forms the basis for all decisions made in the house:  will this affect our ability to offer hospitality? ...

The IHH is a community that exists not for its own sake, but for a common task: offering hospitality to guests.

This is the primary purpose of the IHH, and forms the basis for all decisions made in the house:  will this affect our ability to offer hospitality? ...

For over 200 years relationships between Indigenous and non-indigenous people in Australia have been based on the dominance and racism of the invaders.  For over 200 years dispossession, misunderstanding, prejudice and oppression have divided our...

For over 200 years relationships between Indigenous and non-indigenous people in Australia have been based on the dominance and racism of the invaders.  For over 200 years dispossession, misunderstanding, prejudice and oppression have divided our...