FN58 Conference Art Stall

FN58 Conference Art Stall

Posted on Jan 26, 2015

The Art & Publications/Multi-media team at Waltja were invited to hold an art stall at the 2014 Indigenous Peoples’ and Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference.
The Conferences brought together Indigenous people and Health experts from around the world to talk about the health burdens of viral hepatitis in Indigenous people.

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FN58 Desert Song Festival

FN58 Desert Song Festival

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

Desert Song Festival is held in Alice Springs every September. It brings together choir groups from all around Central Australia.

Desert Song Festival 2014 began at the Festival Opening Night in the courtyard of the Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame.  Other big events in the Festival included ‘Desert Voice’ at the Araluen Performing Arts Centre, ‘Sacred Song’ at the Flynn Church lawns and ‘A cappella in the Gorge’ at Ormiston Gorge.

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FN58 Desert Mob Markets

FN58 Desert Mob Markets

Posted on Jan 16, 2015

Desert Mob Markets is one of three events that is organised by the Desart Organisation in Partnership with Araluen Arts Centre to promote Art and Culture, Artists and Art Centres around Central Australia and is held annually. The other two events are the Desert mob Exhibition and Symposium.

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FN58 Share your stories with us

FN58 Share your stories with us

Posted on Jan 14, 2015

Would you like your story and pictures published in our Family News Magazine?

Have you got nice clear photo shots you would like to share for our centrespread?

Have you got any good news to share about your community?

Or do you have a story about a family member that has completed a course or a story of a sports carnival?

If you do and would like your story and photos published send them to this email address: mmedia@waltja.org.au or give Lenny, Veronica or Jessica a call on 89534488

Not every story or photo can be published in Family News. Some may be included on our facebook page or website with permission

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FN58 NT Australian of the Year

FN58 NT Australian of the Year

Posted on Jan 12, 2015

Batchelor Institute is proud of Chantal and Rosalie who have shown their courage and leadership in representing the Northern Territory at the National Australian of the Year Awards. On behalf of the students, staff and wider community networks the Institute would like to congratulate all award recipients and finalists:

  • 2015 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Rosalie Kunoth-Monks OAM for her significant achievements and passion in the area of Indigenous affairs – helping Indigenous people
  • 2015 Northern Territory Senior Australian of the Year Eddie Robertson for his significant achievements and enduring commitment in the area of community support – improving the lives of the members of his community
  • 2015 Northern Territory Young Australian of the Year Chantal Ober for her significant achievements and passion in the area of youth engagement and support – helping young people build better lives
  • 2015 Northern Territory Local Hero Ray Palmer for his significant achievements and passion in the area of providing guidance, counselling and mentoring for war veterans
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FN58 Keeping Children Safe

FN58 Keeping Children Safe

Posted on Jan 10, 2015

At the end of September 2014, women and children from Yuendumu, Willowra, Nyirrpi and Pilbara communities came together at Hamilton Downs Youth Camp with 13 stakeholders including Waltja to share in a weekend of talking and learning about keeping children safe.

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