The research team surveyed hundreds of community members, and have now begun the process of analysing the data collected with an agreement to return to Walgett in May to present their findings to WAMS and the DEG.
The team presented to the Australian Social Policy Conference in November about what it takes for universities to work in a genuinely community-led way, distilling and communicating to a broad audience what we’ve learnt after working in collaborat
Reducing Aboriginal young people’s contact with the criminal justice system in Walgett has always been a high priority for the Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership, and galvanising concern for the Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG).
During recent COVID lockdowns, the Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) turned their skills to co-ordinating supplies of food, water and PPE locally, delivering emergency household supplies to isolating household and checking in on Elders who were housebo
The Yuwaya Ngarra-li Youth Justice Advisor, Peta MacGillivray, visited Walgett in May as we kick-start the implementation of the Youth Diversion Demonstration Model (‘the Model’), in our Children and Young People and Youth Justice focus areas of t
Yuwaya Ngarra-li’s work on food security has received national attention over the past month. Aboriginal people in remote communities including Walgett have been raising concerns about the affordability and quality of food for many years.
With COVID-19 restrictions making travel to Walgett impossible, Yuwaya Ngarra-li collaborators in Impact Engineering have been working remotely to support the next phase to drought-proof the Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service’s community garden.
Experts around the world have been highlighting the weaknesses of the current food system in the context of COVID-19 and arguing that the crisis caused by the pandemic provides an opportunity to re-think the way we produce, distribute and consume
Aboriginal people are fighting a battle on two fronts – against the novel coronavirus and against punitive government interventions, according to Peta MacGillivray, a Kalkadoon and South Sea Islander lawyer who is currently the Project Manager for