Upcoming Events

KWP Sista Yarn – Every Tuesday 11am to 12pm – Online

Join Vicki Clark a proud Mutthi Mutthi/Wemba Wamba woman and Kylie Harcourtts, proud Narungga Ngarrindjeri& Nauo Mimini, for our weekly online yarn.
Our Sista Yarns is a culturally safe space where Aboriginal women can come together for a yarn and laugh.

Our space is for women to connect, support and uplift each other by sharing stories and knowledge and a chance to catch up with old friends and make new ones.

Download flyer here

 

Join Vicki Clark a proud Mutthi Mutthi/Wemba Wamba woman and Kylie Harcourtts, proud Narungga Ngarrindjeri& Nauo Mimini, for our weekly online yarn.
Our Sista Yarns is a culturally safe space where Aboriginal women can come together for a yarn and laugh.

Our space is for women to connect, support and uplift each other by sharing stories and knowledge and a chance to catch up with old friends and make new ones.

Download flyer here

 

Date : 28/05/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Design a Tee for NAIDOC with Gammin Threads- Abbotsford- Thursday 30th May

Come make your own personalised NAIDOC week tee with Gammin threads, founded by Yorta Yorta & Taungurung woman Tahnee Edwards.
This is the perfect chance to represent this year’s theme:
‘Keep the fire Burning, Blak, Loud & Proud!’.
This will be a fun and interactive workshop where Tahnee will share her creative and business journey, her inspiration and particpants will take home their own tee to wear during
NAIDOC week.

To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Come make your own personalised NAIDOC week tee with Gammin threads, founded by Yorta Yorta & Taungurung woman Tahnee Edwards.
This is the perfect chance to represent this year’s theme:
‘Keep the fire Burning, Blak, Loud & Proud!’.
This will be a fun and interactive workshop where Tahnee will share her creative and business journey, her inspiration and particpants will take home their own tee to wear during
NAIDOC week.

To register, call us on 9244 3333 and ask for Torie or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 30/05/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Painting with Matakupaat Arts- ONLINE- Friday 31st May

Kenitalee is a proud mum of three children from the Boon Wurrung, Wotjiboluk, Nari Nari and Wemba Wemba tribes.
Join us as we learn to paint with Kenitalee. This interactive workshop will include any tips and skills
she has learnt over her time as an artist. You will receive paints and brushes and learn the style of iconography.

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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Kenitalee is a proud mum of three children from the Boon Wurrung, Wotjiboluk, Nari Nari and Wemba Wemba tribes.
Join us as we learn to paint with Kenitalee. This interactive workshop will include any tips and skills
she has learnt over her time as an artist. You will receive paints and brushes and learn the style of iconography.

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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 31/05/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Let’s yarn spirituality with Lee Couch – ONLINE- Monday 3rd June (Evening Session)

Lee Couch is a proud Gamilaraay woman from Northern NSW with kinship connections to the Western Culture through her paternal line.
Lee is nested in the nourishment of traditional knowledge and connects culturally responsive approaches that honor and empower individuals’ well-being and healing.

She models a decolonized framework of remember and reckon, reclaim and restore, reconnect
and repair.
For more than 15 years, Lee has inspired healing (to begin) through group facilitation and individual mentoring.
Guest speaker:
Joining us is Maylene Slater Burns, a proud Kamilaroi and Kuku Djungan woman dedicated to healing, music, and the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
She is a talented singer-songwriter and the founder of Mindful
Mob Wellness and Coaching, where she shares her cultural wisdom, healing practices, and expertise to promote spiritual health and overall well-being.

To download a PDF flyer, click 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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Lee Couch is a proud Gamilaraay woman from Northern NSW with kinship connections to the Western Culture through her paternal line.
Lee is nested in the nourishment of traditional knowledge and connects culturally responsive approaches that honor and empower individuals’ well-being and healing.

She models a decolonized framework of remember and reckon, reclaim and restore, reconnect
and repair.
For more than 15 years, Lee has inspired healing (to begin) through group facilitation and individual mentoring.
Guest speaker:
Joining us is Maylene Slater Burns, a proud Kamilaroi and Kuku Djungan woman dedicated to healing, music, and the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
She is a talented singer-songwriter and the founder of Mindful
Mob Wellness and Coaching, where she shares her cultural wisdom, healing practices, and expertise to promote spiritual health and overall well-being.

To download a PDF flyer, click 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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Date : 03/06/2024, Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Money Mindset for Mob- ONLINE- 4week Program

Yolanda Finette, a proud First Nations Yorta Yorta woman is a well-respected and experienced award-winning certified holistic life coach, counsellor, and wellbeing facilitator with a 25-year professional career in the child, youth and family services sector, in both the Naarm Aboriginal community and the United States.
MM4M is a program designed to support participants understand their relationship with money and learn how to create financial healing and wellbeing through money mindset work.
In this 4-week program, participants will learn:
• How to heal their money trauma and rewrite their money story
• How to break generational cycles of scarcity & move into a financial wellbeing mindset
• How to build better money habits
• To create an accountability framework

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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Yolanda Finette, a proud First Nations Yorta Yorta woman is a well-respected and experienced award-winning certified holistic life coach, counsellor, and wellbeing facilitator with a 25-year professional career in the child, youth and family services sector, in both the Naarm Aboriginal community and the United States.
MM4M is a program designed to support participants understand their relationship with money and learn how to create financial healing and wellbeing through money mindset work.
In this 4-week program, participants will learn:
• How to heal their money trauma and rewrite their money story
• How to break generational cycles of scarcity & move into a financial wellbeing mindset
• How to build better money habits
• To create an accountability framework

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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 05/06/2024, Time : 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Bees Wax jewellery making with Matakupaat Arts- MELTON- Thursday 6th June

Kenitalee is a proud mum of three children from the Boon Wurrung, Wotjiboluk, Nari Nari and Wemba
Wemba tribes.
Join us as we learn to make bees wax jewellery with Kenitalee, you will learn how to get beeswax and
feathers, how to melt the bees wax and mould it to make beautiful wearable jewellery.

Get in quick as spots fill fast!

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Kenitalee is a proud mum of three children from the Boon Wurrung, Wotjiboluk, Nari Nari and Wemba
Wemba tribes.
Join us as we learn to make bees wax jewellery with Kenitalee, you will learn how to get beeswax and
feathers, how to melt the bees wax and mould it to make beautiful wearable jewellery.

Get in quick as spots fill fast!

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 06/06/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Coolamon baskets with Ngumpie Weaving- ONLINE- Thursday 13th June

Join us for a Ngumpie workshop where you can connect with the rich traditions of our culture and find inner calm through the art of Weaving.
Discover the significance of coolamons, traditional vessels used by Aboriginal women for carrying water, fruits, nuts and cradling babies.
Under the guidance of Tegan, immerse yourself in the meditative process of weaving your own little coolamon shaped basket. As you weave, connect with the wisdom passed down from Tegan’s mother and experience the
soothing rhythm that calms the mind.
This workshop provides a unique opportunity to not only learn a traditional craft but also connect with women, embrace cultural heritage, and find tranquility within.

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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Join us for a Ngumpie workshop where you can connect with the rich traditions of our culture and find inner calm through the art of Weaving.
Discover the significance of coolamons, traditional vessels used by Aboriginal women for carrying water, fruits, nuts and cradling babies.
Under the guidance of Tegan, immerse yourself in the meditative process of weaving your own little coolamon shaped basket. As you weave, connect with the wisdom passed down from Tegan’s mother and experience the
soothing rhythm that calms the mind.
This workshop provides a unique opportunity to not only learn a traditional craft but also connect with women, embrace cultural heritage, and find tranquility within.

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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 13/06/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Drag Make-up with the Motherless Collective- ABBOTSFORD- Friday 14th June

This workshop is for all the blossoming Kings, Queens and drag artists in the making! Come learn the tricks of the trade
from the Motherless Collective, a First Nations Drag collective they made up of Stone Motherless Cold (Arrernte), Mora
Money (Wiradjuri) and Cerulean (Miriam).
This is a gentle and welcoming space for creative self-expression and exploration within the art practice of
makeup. Drag makeup can be used to inspire confidence and allow those to ‘come out of their shell’ and explore their gender and how that’s performed through expectations from
the society we live in.
You will be provided with make-up and tools to take home.

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here

This workshop is for all the blossoming Kings, Queens and drag artists in the making! Come learn the tricks of the trade
from the Motherless Collective, a First Nations Drag collective they made up of Stone Motherless Cold (Arrernte), Mora
Money (Wiradjuri) and Cerulean (Miriam).
This is a gentle and welcoming space for creative self-expression and exploration within the art practice of
makeup. Drag makeup can be used to inspire confidence and allow those to ‘come out of their shell’ and explore their gender and how that’s performed through expectations from
the society we live in.
You will be provided with make-up and tools to take home.

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here

Date : 14/06/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Canvas Painting with Emma Bamblett- Abbotsford- Monday 17th June

Emma Bamblett is proud to have connections to the Wemba Wemba, Gunditjmara, Ngadjonji and Taungurung people.
Emma has found inspiration and motivation from the arts community in Melbourne and found purpose and meaning in her artwork which represents the stories and struggles for vulnerable children, youth and families.
Come join Emma and the team @ KWP for a fun and relaxing morning.

Get in quick as spots will fill fast!

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Emma Bamblett is proud to have connections to the Wemba Wemba, Gunditjmara, Ngadjonji and Taungurung people.
Emma has found inspiration and motivation from the arts community in Melbourne and found purpose and meaning in her artwork which represents the stories and struggles for vulnerable children, youth and families.
Come join Emma and the team @ KWP for a fun and relaxing morning.

Get in quick as spots will fill fast!

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 17/06/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Macrame’ with Aunty Rhonda – Melton- Thursday 20th June

Aunty Rhonda Fahey is a Wurundjeri woman with over 40 years’ experience in crafting and designing macramé.
Macrame is a textile art that uses knots rather than weaving or knitting. Whether you are a beginner or have tried macramé before, this workshop will suit you.
This is a creative and fun workshop that will give you the basic skills to create a Macrame work of art whilst getting inspiration from Aunty Rhonda.

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Aunty Rhonda Fahey is a Wurundjeri woman with over 40 years’ experience in crafting and designing macramé.
Macrame is a textile art that uses knots rather than weaving or knitting. Whether you are a beginner or have tried macramé before, this workshop will suit you.
This is a creative and fun workshop that will give you the basic skills to create a Macrame work of art whilst getting inspiration from Aunty Rhonda.

To register, call us on 9244 3333 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 20/06/2024, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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