Upcoming Events

Ngumpie Weaving (Wall Pieces) – FULL- Thursday 30th September

Tegan Murdock is a proud Barkindtji, Yorta Yorta woman. She has been weaving for two years, taught by her mum which she now passes on to others. Join us as we create a beautiful wall piece using basket weaving technique.

We will be using a looping technique that has been shared amongst our communities for a very long time. Dilly bags hold more than objects, each stitch will tell your unique story that you can carry with you.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Location: Online, via zoom

Tegan Murdock is a proud Barkindtji, Yorta Yorta woman. She has been weaving for two years, taught by her mum which she now passes on to others. Join us as we create a beautiful wall piece using basket weaving technique.

We will be using a looping technique that has been shared amongst our communities for a very long time. Dilly bags hold more than objects, each stitch will tell your unique story that you can carry with you.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 30/09/2021, Time : 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online, via zoom

Ancient Indigenous Healing and Medicinal Products by Wunyun – ONLINE – Thursday 7 October

Come along and hear the journey of Djaara, Taungurung and Yorta Yorta woman Peta Hudson.

This workshop will include elements of bush medicine, smoking and cleansing and essential oils. Each participant will receive a cultural gift pack via the mail.

You can download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Location: Online, via zoom

Come along and hear the journey of Djaara, Taungurung and Yorta Yorta woman Peta Hudson.

This workshop will include elements of bush medicine, smoking and cleansing and essential oils. Each participant will receive a cultural gift pack via the mail.

You can download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 07/10/2021, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online, via zoom

Salt Water Dreaming jewellery making workshop with Wax Feathers Treasures – ONLINE – Wednesday 13 October

Amanda is a proud Aboriginal Yuin woman with Scottish and Irish heritage. She works with spirit and totem animals when creating her jewelry pieces honoring the ancient song lines of the Yuin nations who believed in the powers of crystals, feathers and bones.

In this workshop we will use shells, star fish and stingray barbs to make a pair of earrings and a necklace to honor stingrays’ ancestral spirit and saltwater mob from all over Australia.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home. Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Amanda is a proud Aboriginal Yuin woman with Scottish and Irish heritage. She works with spirit and totem animals when creating her jewelry pieces honoring the ancient song lines of the Yuin nations who believed in the powers of crystals, feathers and bones.

In this workshop we will use shells, star fish and stingray barbs to make a pair of earrings and a necklace to honor stingrays’ ancestral spirit and saltwater mob from all over Australia.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home. Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 13/10/2021, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Wayapa Wuurrk – ONLINE – 15 October 2021

Are you feeling disconnected from the world around you?

Come and hear from Gunditjmara/Muthi Muthi woman Jacara Egan, as she shares wellness through Wayapa Wuurrk: An Earth Mindfulness Practice.

Wayapa Wurrkk translates to “Connect to the Earth” in the languages of the Gunditjmara and Gunai people. Based on ancient Indigenous wisdom, Wayapa combines mindfulness, narrative meditation and physical movement.

Download the PDF flyer here 

To avoid missing out, please make sure to register by calling the Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

 

Location: Online, via zoom

Are you feeling disconnected from the world around you?

Come and hear from Gunditjmara/Muthi Muthi woman Jacara Egan, as she shares wellness through Wayapa Wuurrk: An Earth Mindfulness Practice.

Wayapa Wurrkk translates to “Connect to the Earth” in the languages of the Gunditjmara and Gunai people. Based on ancient Indigenous wisdom, Wayapa combines mindfulness, narrative meditation and physical movement.

Download the PDF flyer here 

To avoid missing out, please make sure to register by calling the Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

 

Date : 15/10/2021, Time : 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, via zoom

Art & Craft Circle with Kylie – The Clothesline Project – ONLINE – Monday 18 October

This year’s theme is ‘Connect, Listen, Believe: Contribute to healthy, happy families in our communities’.
Every year hundreds of people mark the Week Without Violence by painting T-shirts. The Clothesline Project concept is simple: each participant expresses their feelings about family violence, on a
T-shirt.

We have places for 20 women to join us for an art circle to share your message as we contribute to healthy, happy families in our communities.
You will need an old t-shirt and some textas/paint. Contact KWP if you do not have the means to access these items.

Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

This year’s theme is ‘Connect, Listen, Believe: Contribute to healthy, happy families in our communities’.
Every year hundreds of people mark the Week Without Violence by painting T-shirts. The Clothesline Project concept is simple: each participant expresses their feelings about family violence, on a
T-shirt.

We have places for 20 women to join us for an art circle to share your message as we contribute to healthy, happy families in our communities.
You will need an old t-shirt and some textas/paint. Contact KWP if you do not have the means to access these items.

Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 18/10/2021, Time : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Radical Self-care with Yolanda Finette – ONLINE – Wednesday 20 October

Join Yorta Yorta Holistic Life Coach and Well being Facilitator Yolanda Finette for a workshop to Pause, Reflect & Nurture as we yarn about the importance of radical self-care and prioritising our own holistic wellbeing.

To avoid missing out, please make sure to register by calling the Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

To download a PDF flyer, click here

Join Yorta Yorta Holistic Life Coach and Well being Facilitator Yolanda Finette for a workshop to Pause, Reflect & Nurture as we yarn about the importance of radical self-care and prioritising our own holistic wellbeing.

To avoid missing out, please make sure to register by calling the Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

To download a PDF flyer, click here

Date : 20/10/2021, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Bush Medicine and Food with Wax Feathers Treasures – ONLINE – Thursday 21 October

Amanda is a proud Aboriginal Yuin woman with Scottish and Irish heritage. She works with totem animals when creating her jewelry pieces honoring the ancient song lines of the Yuin nations who believed in the powers of crystals feathers and bones. Participants will learn about the native bush tucker plants, their uses and how to care about them.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home. Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Amanda is a proud Aboriginal Yuin woman with Scottish and Irish heritage. She works with totem animals when creating her jewelry pieces honoring the ancient song lines of the Yuin nations who believed in the powers of crystals feathers and bones. Participants will learn about the native bush tucker plants, their uses and how to care about them.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home. Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 21/10/2021, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Virtual Mini Sisters Day Out – Online – 27 October 2021

Djirra’s Community Engagement team is hosting a mini version of Sisters Day Out® online. An opportunity for Aboriginal women to support each other, get involved in a cultural activities, and get information about rights and options.

All materials for cultural activity will be supplied and posted to your home. Each particiapnt will also receive a showbag and tshirt post workshop.

Download the flyer here.

For more information or to register call 9244 3333 or email sistersdayout@djirra.org.au

 

Location: Online, via zoom

Djirra’s Community Engagement team is hosting a mini version of Sisters Day Out® online. An opportunity for Aboriginal women to support each other, get involved in a cultural activities, and get information about rights and options.

All materials for cultural activity will be supplied and posted to your home. Each particiapnt will also receive a showbag and tshirt post workshop.

Download the flyer here.

For more information or to register call 9244 3333 or email sistersdayout@djirra.org.au

 

Date : 27/10/2021, Time : 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, via zoom

Maarumali workshop – ONLINE – Thursday 28 October

Maarumali translates to heal in the Gamilarray language.

In this workshop, Lee empowers you with tools and information to be the healer on your healing journey using her essential oil blends maarumali & wadhi. She will take you on a step-by-step journey on how to use the blend and the four stages of healing, physical, emotional, releasing limiting beliefs and spiritual connection. We will conclude with a gentle breathing meditation to connect to Country.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home. Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Maarumali translates to heal in the Gamilarray language.

In this workshop, Lee empowers you with tools and information to be the healer on your healing journey using her essential oil blends maarumali & wadhi. She will take you on a step-by-step journey on how to use the blend and the four stages of healing, physical, emotional, releasing limiting beliefs and spiritual connection. We will conclude with a gentle breathing meditation to connect to Country.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home. Download the flyer here.

Registration is a must as we’ll be sending out a Zoom meeting ID prior to the workshop date. To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 28/10/2021, Time : 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Damper Making class with Mabu Mabu – ONLINE – Friday 29 October

In this online experience, Meriam chef, Nornie Bero will share her love of Australian native ingredients in a damper-making demonstration, and show participants how they can incorporate
indigenous ingredients and flavours into their own home-cooking.

In each session Nornie will make a variety of dampers in Torres Strait Islander style – wrapped in banana leaves and baked with pumpkin, wattleseed and saltbush varieties. She’ll share tips on how to get the perfect damper softness, and where to source ingredients.

Download the PDF flyer here.

To avoid missing out, please make sure to register by calling the Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Location: Online, via zoom

In this online experience, Meriam chef, Nornie Bero will share her love of Australian native ingredients in a damper-making demonstration, and show participants how they can incorporate
indigenous ingredients and flavours into their own home-cooking.

In each session Nornie will make a variety of dampers in Torres Strait Islander style – wrapped in banana leaves and baked with pumpkin, wattleseed and saltbush varieties. She’ll share tips on how to get the perfect damper softness, and where to source ingredients.

Download the PDF flyer here.

To avoid missing out, please make sure to register by calling the Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 29/10/2021, Time : 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online, via zoom