Are you interested in becoming a trained mediator?

Vic Aboriginal Justice Agreement logoThe Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria is offering a workshop to Koori people in the South East metro region. It will be useful to those who are interested in mediation, who use mediation skills in their work or personal life or are interested in becoming a trained and accredited mediator. The session is open to all of the community.

When: Wednesday 27 July, 2016 from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Where:  City of Casey, Aboriginal Gathering Place, 20 Agonis Street, Doveton, VIC 3177

This is a free workshop, but registration is essential to secure your place …. numbers are limited.
See flyer for contacts: Koori mediation training 2016 flyer


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Women’s craft & yarning group – Doveton

Casey Craft & Yarning Group

Make a valuable community contribution
& develop your crafting skills.

Would you like to make items for charity donations? Are you interested in doing crafts such as a quilt story, jewellery making, card making, knitting trauma Teddies, hats, scarves and blankets for those in need? Then come along to the women’s craft and yarning group.

When:  every Wednesdayfrom 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where:  Casey Aboriginal Gathering Place,  20 Agonis Street, Doveton, Vic 3177

  • Aboriginal women and kin are welcome
  • Bring your children with you
  • As you’ll be making a valuable contribution to the community sector, participation in this group can contribute towards community work

As women you can collectively agree on the charities you’ll support, whilst meeting other women and building on your personal strengths.

For more info and contacts to make a booking:  Women’s Craft and Yarning Group Flyer

NAIDOC Week 2016: Cranbourne Gardens annual family & friends event

Cranbourne Gardens Annual
Koolin-ik ba kirrip-buluk (Family & Friends Event)

NAIDOC RBGJoin the celebrations at the annual Koolin-ik ba kirrip-buluk (family and friends event) at Cranbourne Gardens for NAIDOC Week 2016.

Activities include a traditional Welcome to Country ceremony, free BBQ, didgeridoo playing, Indigenous story-telling and much more.

When:  Wednesday 6 July
10am to 2pm

Where:  Ian Potter Lakeside Precinct, Cranbourne Gardens
Cnr Ballarto Road & Botanic Drive, Cranbourne, (off South Gippsland Highway)

This is a free event. For directions to Cranbourne Gardens as well as contacts for more info:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne website

Weekly Koorie Youth program – Doveton

DDACL logoCONNECTING KOORIE YOUTH

The Inspired Youth Group is a Koorie Youth Program for young people aged 10-25 years. 

The weekly meetings provide a platform for participants to learn new skills, meet new people, connect with culture and most importantly – have fun. It’s run by the Dandenong & District Aborigines Co-operative Limited with support from the City of Greater Dandenong and the City of Casey. 

When:  every Monday during school term, from 4:00 – 6:30 PM
Where:  The Gathering Place, 20 Agonis Street, Doveton, Vic 3177

Inspired is an acronym that stands for Indigenous; First Nationals; Spiritual; Proud; Involved; Respectful; Equal; and Deadly.

For more info see the flyer: Inspired Youth Group Flyer
or the City of Greater Dandenong website.

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Koorie homework centre at Casey Aboriginal Gathering Place – Doveton

Koorie Homework Centre graphicAre you a secondary (high school) or tertiary student in the City of Casey who requires study support?

Come along to the Homework Centre at the Casey Aboriginal Gathering Place where you can access computers, tutors and a supportive group environment.

When:  every Wednesday during school term, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Where: Casey Aboriginal Gathering Place
20 Agonis Street, Doveton, Vic 3177

For more info and to register your interest see the flyer: Koorie homework centre flyer