Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi

'Doing Good Work with Families'

Apakatjah

Apakatjah (pronounced uppa–cut-ja) is a band which emerged from the deserts of Central Australia. the band has an unique sound of combined intricate guitar work with ancient languages, stirring harmonies and traditional instruments. Apakatjah (pronounced uppa–cut-ja)...

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Young People’s Struggle

Waltja Trip to Papunya We packed camping gear and headed out west. We started to speak with people to find out where the young men were. We asked the young indigenous police officer if he would like to come and he organized with his superiors to camp with us. MacYouth...

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I have been working as a mentor to the Media team over the past few years in varying capacities. Thanks to the generous 4 years of funding provided by the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation I have been able to develop a capacity building strategy with staff. Knowing we...

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Remote School Attendance Strategy Papunya Community

The RSAS team is here to help with issues related to school attendance. The RSAS team understands that it is sometimes hard to get kids to school. The team works with students, parents, school staff and community members to help all kids get to school. The RSAS team...

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Healing Foundation

Funding acknowledgement: Proudly supported by the Healing Foundation. Healing Foundation description: The Healing Foundation partners with communities to address ongoing trauma caused by the disruption and mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people...

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Sugarbag hunting at Laramba

Native stingless bees and their honey are sometimes known as sugarbag bees and sugarbag honey which is an aboriginal delicacy Only a short drive south of Laramba a few of the older and young women went on a search for the sweet honey produced by the native bush bee,...

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Anisha Gorey Waltja Member

My name is Anisha Gorey, I am 23 years old. I live at Papunya community which is 324 kms west of Alice Springs. I work for Regional Sports and Rec with the MacDonnell Regional Council, teaching the young people and taking them for bush trips and helping them to feel...

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NINTI CONNECTORS HELP WITH NDIS

  This is a Waltja project for Aboriginal people with a disability to understand the NDIS. The NDIS is the National Disablity Insurance Scheme. It is a new way for people with a disability to get the services and help that they need. Waltja wants to help people...

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Neil Peterson from Mt Liebig

Neil Peterson from Mt Liebig helps Waltja out with fellas who need social support. When our Reconnect workers need some advice or help, Neil is often the person we go to. Our female field workers sometimes need to check up on fellas to see if they are okay, and if...

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