Changing Lives Through Surfing

Our Values

Ocean Mind is a charity that provides therapeutic surf programs for young people who are experiencing mental health challenges, social isolation and disabilities. Using a simple mix of Surfing, Mentoring and Fun we create a therapeutic environment for young people to challenge themselves, learn new skills and flourish.

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Encouraging self-determination, confidence and personal growth.


Building meaningful relationships.


Valuing our resources.


Bringing enthusiasm and energy to everything we do.

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We Acknowledge The Traditional Owners Of The Land & Surf

Ocean Mind acknowledges the Wadawurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land and water on which we work, surf and play. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and acknowledge their deep ongoing connection to and care for Wadawurrung Country. 


Ocean Mind Child Safety Statment

Ocean Mind is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making.

Ocean Mind has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Ocean Mind is committed to providing a child-safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

Every person involved in Ocean Mind has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make