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Allawah! Burdiyas! Elders Community Conference held at Point Walter on 30th and 31st May 2022

Allawah! Burdiyas! Elders Community Conference: A Call to Action, 30 and 31 May 2022 The fire crackles to life in the crisp morning light atop of Point Walter, Dyoondalup, overlooking the expansive Derbarl Yerrigan. Smoke winds around the conversations rising and falling as people gather for Day One of the Conference. Nigel Wilkes and Alice […]

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DEBAKARN KOORLINY WANGKINY

In 2021 we started a collaborative project with the School of Allied Health at Curtin University and the Looking Forward Team, and we would like to share some of this great experience with you. The Debakarn Koorliny Wangkiny (working title) Project aims to create a supportive working and studying environment, improve the cultural capability of […]

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First Nations Art, Theatre, Music and Dance events coming up in 2022

________________________________________________________Ever Present Exhibition9th December- 18th April 2022 https://www.weareeverpresent.com/ Ever Present Family DaySat 26 Feb Ever Present: First Peoples Art of Australia surveys historical and contemporary works by over 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across Australia. Drawn from the collections of the National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Arts, the powerful works in […]

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Our Journey Our Story- Final Trip to Broome for 2021

The Our Journey Our Story team have complete their final trip to Broome for 2021. Michael and Amanda headed up to meet with the Community Co-researchers, partners and stakeholders on the 23rd and 24th of November. As with the other OJOS sites, Broome has now completed the first phase of co-design and will be moving […]

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What does a culturally safe service look like for Aboriginal families?

The Looking Forward Moving Forward research team recently published an article in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health special issue on the Global Health and Wellbeing of First Nations people. The article recounts the co-design process undertaken to develop a service-based evaluation that included the service experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

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Community Movie Night & Panel Discussion – In My Blood It Runs

This free community event is hosted by the UWA School of Psychological Science (SPS)Tuesday 19th October 2021 at 6:30pm https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/community-movie-night-panel-discussion-in-my-blood-it-runs-tickets-169203531317?aff=ebdssbdestsearch_________________________________________ In my Blood it Runs: Ten-year-old Dujuan is a child-healer, a good hunter and speaks three languages. As he shares his wisdom of history and the complex world around him we see his spark and […]

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Mooro Country Tour – City of Stirling event

The City of Stirling invites the community to come on an Aboriginal cultural experience with Wadjak Northside. __________________________________ Sat., 18 September 202110:00 am – 12:00 pm AWST _________________________________ https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mooro-country-tour-tickets-166481216801?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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Broome headspace visits Chile Creek for OJOS On Country

On Tuesday the 3rd of August a group of 30 people took part in an On Country trip as part of the Broome Our Journey Our Story Project. Staff from KAMS, Curtin & headspace were involved along with Elder’s and Young people. The mob were lucky enough to do the On Country up the Dampier […]

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New NITV documentary reveals the hard truth of Australia’s ‘Incarceration Nation’

Content Warning: This article contains subject matter that some readers may find distressing.  Every day, thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia wake up behind the bars of the country’s prisons. Children live out their childhood in juvenile detention centres, hundreds of kilometres away from their family. Families continue to fight for […]

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Congratulations Aunty Millie Penny- 2021 NAIDOC Award Winner

Noongar Language and Culture

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