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NAIDOC Week Intereach events calendar 2019

Once again our staff members are attending a number of NAIDOC Week events across the Intereach footprint. NAIDOC Week is recognised nationally from July 7 to 14 and this year’s theme is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future’.

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

For more information on NAIDOC Week and a list of events being held across the country, visit https://www.naidoc.org.au/get-involved/naidoc-week-events

Below are some events we’re either hosting or attending:

 

 

Albury July 6 | Intereach Information Table

11am – 3pm QEII Square, Dean St, Albury
Intereach information stall.

Maryborough July 9 | NAIDOC Week event

10am – 3.30pm Princes Park, Maryborough
Led by Anglicare, the community of Maryborough will be holding another NAIDOC Week event this year. There will be football and netball matches to watch and heaps of activities including face-painting, Indigenous art and crafts, story-telling, a Kup Murrie (traditional feast) and more.

 

Deniliquin July 10 | NAIDOC Week Koori Market

10.30am Deniliquin Sports Stadium, Cemetery Rd, Deniliquin
Tea, coffee and morning tea will be available, and a sausage sizzle and light lunch will be provided.
Come along and have a yarn with the many different service providers.
Koori arts/crafts stalls will also be selling their products, so don’t miss out.

 

Bendigo July 10 | NAIDOC Children’s Day

10am – 3pm Crusoe Secondary College, 57-75 Olympic Pde, Kangaroo Flat
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culturally inspired activities for the whole family. Come and join a full day of fun. Traditional food tastings and BBQ provided, cultural performances and smoking ceremony.
Giveaways for children, interactive displays, story time and lots more.
Contact: Becky Lesser 5442 4947 or Becky.Lesser@bdac.com.au

 

Dareton July 10 | NAIDOC Week Celebrations

10am – 3pm Dareton Public School, Matong St, Dareton
Come along and participate in the NAIDOC Week celebrations in Dareton. Intereach team members from ROAR, Ability Links and NDIS will be there making ‘calming bottles’ with the children.

 

Leeton July 11 | Leeton and District LALC Fun Day

11am – 2pm Gossamer Park, Gossamer St, Leeton
Come along for a day of family activities, free BBQ lunch, services expo, Parkview School performance and the Old Kentucky animal petting zoo.
In the case of inclement weather the event will move to Parkview Public School.

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What does Balranald need?

We want to know more about people in Balranald and the surrounding communities and how we can support you to get the help you need,when you need it.
Please take the time to answer this series of questions to help identify what’s needed in the Balranald area.

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Shepparton office opening

Thank you to everyone who attended our official Shepparton office opening on Tuesday afternoon last week. It was a special occasion for our dedicated staff as well as the wider community.

Some highlights of the afternoon included the ‘cutting of the cake’ by National Disability Insurance Scheme participant Nadia and Intereach chair Pat Fogarty and a traditional smoking ceremony performed by Yorta Yorta man Corey Walker at the office entrance outside.

About 60 people attended the event, including Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum and Greater Shepparton City Council representatives. All guests were treated to a delicious afternoon tea.

Intereach partners with the National Disability Insurance Agency to deliver National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination and Early Childhood Early Intervention services in the NDIS Goulburn area.

Our Shepparton office is located at 1 Sobraon St and is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (excluding public holidays).

For more information or to arrange an appointment contact the office on 1300 488 226.

 

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