Upcoming Events

FULL – Ngumpie weaving workshop (basket weaving) – ONLINE – Friday 12 March

Tegan Murdock is a proud Barkindtji, Yorta Yorta woman. She has been weaving for two years, taught by her mum which she now passes onto others. Tegan uses weaving on healing and medicine, to connect to culture and to share this special craft with the world.

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

Download the PDF flyer here

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 onto others. Tegan uses weaving on healing and medicine, to connect to culture and to share this special craft with the world.

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

Download the PDF flyer here

Date : 12/03/2021, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online, via zoom

Mabu Mabu damper making class – ONLINE – Thursday 18 March

In this online experience, Meriam chef, Nornie Bero will share her love of Australian native ingredients in a damper-making demonstration, and will 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. 

To cook along with Nornie, please read the recipe for additional required ingredients, pre-roast the pumpkin and preheat your oven to 200 degrees celsius, fan-forced.

Mabu Mabu is a Torres Strait Islander owned and run business with an emphasis on using fresh, seasonal and native ingredients to create beautiful dishes that bring people together. Mabu Mabu is a term from the Torres Strait that translates to ‘help yourself.’Traditionally, a Mabu Mabu is a banquet, shared table or big family meal. It’s how we like to enjoy food on the islands: surrounded by the people we love.

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

Download the PDF flyer here

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 will 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. 

To cook along with Nornie, please read the recipe for additional required ingredients, pre-roast the pumpkin and preheat your oven to 200 degrees celsius, fan-forced.

Mabu Mabu is a Torres Strait Islander owned and run business with an emphasis on using fresh, seasonal and native ingredients to create beautiful dishes that bring people together. Mabu Mabu is a term from the Torres Strait that translates to ‘help yourself.’Traditionally, a Mabu Mabu is a banquet, shared table or big family meal. It’s how we like to enjoy food on the islands: surrounded by the people we love.

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

Download the PDF flyer here

Date : 18/03/2021, Time : 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Online, via zoom

FULL – Paint Your Koala – ONLINE – Friday 26 March

You dont have to be good at art to take this creative class! Paint your Koala is a fun, social art class for all. Beginners, all ages and abilities are welcomed to come explore painting on canvas.

Ready, Set & Paint!

A professional (non-Aboriginal) artist will guide the group through a pre-selected painting in 2 hours so you have the tips and techniques to create your own unique artwork.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home so get in quick, places will go fast!

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

Download the PDF flyer here

Location: Online, via zoom

You dont have to be good at art to take this creative class! Paint your Koala is a fun, social art class for all. Beginners, all ages and abilities are welcomed to come explore painting on canvas.

Ready, Set & Paint!

A professional (non-Aboriginal) artist will guide the group through a pre-selected painting in 2 hours so you have the tips and techniques to create your own unique artwork.

All materials will be supplied and posted to your home so get in quick, places will go fast!

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

Download the PDF flyer here

Date : 26/03/2021, Time : 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, via zoom

2021 Goal Setting and Vision Planning Workshop with Yolanda! – VIRTUAL – Monday 29th Marchary

Yolanda, a proud Yorta Yorta woman is a Holistic Life Coach and consultant. Yolanda works with people to support them through personal transitions and personal development. Her practice honors Identity, Culture, healing and Personal sovereignty.

This workshop includes:

  • Learning about goal setting and how it can be a game changer for you
  • Dig deep into your Why, Awaken your Purpose and creating inspiring goals and aligned action
  • Create your vision for the next 12 months
  • Learn success mindsets that create change
  • Clear the additional blocks and challenges we face as First Nations women
  • Feel motivated, energized, inspired and excited to take on 2020

All materials and lunch provided.

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

Download the PDF flyer here

Location: Online, via zoom

Yolanda, a proud Yorta Yorta woman is a Holistic Life Coach and consultant. Yolanda works with people to support them through personal transitions and personal development. Her practice honors Identity, Culture, healing and Personal sovereignty.

This workshop includes:

  • Learning about goal setting and how it can be a game changer for you
  • Dig deep into your Why, Awaken your Purpose and creating inspiring goals and aligned action
  • Create your vision for the next 12 months
  • Learn success mindsets that create change
  • Clear the additional blocks and challenges we face as First Nations women
  • Feel motivated, energized, inspired and excited to take on 2020

All materials and lunch provided.

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

Download the PDF flyer here

Date : 29/03/2021, Time : 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online, via zoom