Upcoming Events

Wayapa Wuurrk – Abbotsford – 21 August 2019

Are you feeling disconnected from the world around you?

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

Wayapa is a lifestyle of reconnection, reigniting our innate connection as Aboriginal people to mother earth and all the elements that she has in order to create balance in our planet and within our own spirit. Are you ready to connect to mother earth on a deep and meaningful level?Wayapa Wuurrk translates to “Connect to the Earth” in the languages of the Gunditjmara people from South West Victoria and the Gunai people from Gippsland Victoria. Based on ancient Indigenous wisdom, Wayapa combines mindfulness, narrative meditation and physical movement. By including EARTH into MIND, BODY SPIRIT, we can truly create holistic wellbeing and sustainability.

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Are you feeling disconnected from the world around you?

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

Wayapa is a lifestyle of reconnection, reigniting our innate connection as Aboriginal people to mother earth and all the elements that she has in order to create balance in our planet and within our own spirit. Are you ready to connect to mother earth on a deep and meaningful level?Wayapa Wuurrk translates to “Connect to the Earth” in the languages of the Gunditjmara people from South West Victoria and the Gunai people from Gippsland Victoria. Based on ancient Indigenous wisdom, Wayapa combines mindfulness, narrative meditation and physical movement. By including EARTH into MIND, BODY SPIRIT, we can truly create holistic wellbeing and sustainability.

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 : 21/08/2019, Time : 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Basket Weaving Workshop – Abbotsford – 27 August

Donna Blackall is a Yorta Yorta and Taungurung artist. Teaching and weaving for over ten years, Donna primarily uses a blanket stitch owing to its strength and functionality.

This workshop focuses on basket weaving using New Zealand flax, beginning with the form and learning about Aboriginal traditional techniques of weaving and making.

Come along and learn how to basket weave, meet other Aboriginal women and enjoy the relaxing space in the Koori Women’s place.

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Donna Blackall is a Yorta Yorta and Taungurung artist. Teaching and weaving for over ten years, Donna primarily uses a blanket stitch owing to its strength and functionality.

This workshop focuses on basket weaving using New Zealand flax, beginning with the form and learning about Aboriginal traditional techniques of weaving and making.

Come along and learn how to basket weave, meet other Aboriginal women and enjoy the relaxing space in the Koori Women’s place.

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 : 27/08/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Pre-employment Support Sessions – Abbotsford – 28 August

Are you job ready? Been out of the workforce and don’t know where to start? Have a job in mind and don’t know where to start? Scared off by the Key Selection Criteria? Want to make yourself stand out with a personalised cover letter?

KWP are hosting pre-employment support sessions to help you prepare for job applications and help you get an interview.

Whether you’re starting from scratch, or in the middle of an application – we can help you!

Personalised support is available – appointments necessary!

  • Learn how to interpret a job advertisement
  • Learn how to address the Key Selection Criteria
  • Learn what employers are looking for in a cover letter and how to make your application stand out
  • Promote qualities employers look for and determine if the job is the right “fit” for you
  • How to make a good first impression
  • Mock interviews to practice new skills
  • Understanding the interview process
  • How to answer difficult questions
  • Leave the workshop with a targeted cover letter and examples for Key Selection Criteria’s

If you’ve got a job in mind bring in the advert & job description and we will get started.

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Are you job ready? Been out of the workforce and don’t know where to start? Have a job in mind and don’t know where to start? Scared off by the Key Selection Criteria? Want to make yourself stand out with a personalised cover letter?

KWP are hosting pre-employment support sessions to help you prepare for job applications and help you get an interview.

Whether you’re starting from scratch, or in the middle of an application – we can help you!

Personalised support is available – appointments necessary!

  • Learn how to interpret a job advertisement
  • Learn how to address the Key Selection Criteria
  • Learn what employers are looking for in a cover letter and how to make your application stand out
  • Promote qualities employers look for and determine if the job is the right “fit” for you
  • How to make a good first impression
  • Mock interviews to practice new skills
  • Understanding the interview process
  • How to answer difficult questions
  • Leave the workshop with a targeted cover letter and examples for Key Selection Criteria’s

If you’ve got a job in mind bring in the advert & job description and we will get started.

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 : 28/08/2019, Time : 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Sisters Day Out – Dame Phyliss Frost Centre (Ravenhall) – 4 September, 2019

REGISTRATIONS OPEN!  

This workshop is aimed at women who are incarcerated at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, therefor only agency registrations are required. To express your interest in registering, please email cwilliams@djirra.org.au

Arrival: 9am
Workshop Time: 10am-3pm

Location: Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Ravenhall VIC

REGISTRATIONS OPEN!  

This workshop is aimed at women who are incarcerated at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, therefor only agency registrations are required. To express your interest in registering, please email cwilliams@djirra.org.au

Arrival: 9am
Workshop Time: 10am-3pm

Date : 04/09/2019, Time : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Ravenhall VIC

Akoriginal Cultural Arts Workshop – Abbotsford – 10 and 11 September

Come along and hear the journey of Akoriginal Cultural Arts, learn how to make traditional headdresses and skirts. 

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Come along and hear the journey of Akoriginal Cultural Arts, learn how to make traditional headdresses and skirts. 

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 : 10/09/2019 - 11/09/2019, Time : 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Basket Weaving Workshop – Abbotsford – 17 September

Donna Blackall is a Yorta Yorta and Taungurung artist. Teaching and weaving for over ten years, Donna primarily uses a blanket stitch owing to its strength and functionality.

This workshop focuses on basket weaving using New Zealand flax, beginning with the form and learning about Aboriginal traditional techniques of weaving and making.

Come along and learn how to basket weave, meet other Aboriginal women and enjoy the relaxing space in the Koori Women’s place.

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Donna Blackall is a Yorta Yorta and Taungurung artist. Teaching and weaving for over ten years, Donna primarily uses a blanket stitch owing to its strength and functionality.

This workshop focuses on basket weaving using New Zealand flax, beginning with the form and learning about Aboriginal traditional techniques of weaving and making.

Come along and learn how to basket weave, meet other Aboriginal women and enjoy the relaxing space in the Koori Women’s place.

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 : 17/09/2019, Time : 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Pre-employment Support Sessions – Abbotsford – 18 September

Are you job ready? Been out of the workforce and don’t know where to start? Have a job in mind and don’t know where to start? Scared off by the Key Selection Criteria? Want to make yourself stand out with a personalised cover letter?

KWP are hosting pre-employment support sessions to help you prepare for job applications and help you get an interview.

Whether you’re starting from scratch, or in the middle of an application – we can help you!

Personalised support is available – appointments necessary!

  • Learn how to interpret a job advertisement
  • Learn how to address the Key Selection Criteria
  • Learn what employers are looking for in a cover letter and how to make your application stand out
  • Promote qualities employers look for and determine if the job is the right “fit” for you
  • How to make a good first impression
  • Mock interviews to practice new skills
  • Understanding the interview process
  • How to answer difficult questions
  • Leave the workshop with a targeted cover letter and examples for Key Selection Criteria’s

If you’ve got a job in mind bring in the advert & job description and we will get started.

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Are you job ready? Been out of the workforce and don’t know where to start? Have a job in mind and don’t know where to start? Scared off by the Key Selection Criteria? Want to make yourself stand out with a personalised cover letter?

KWP are hosting pre-employment support sessions to help you prepare for job applications and help you get an interview.

Whether you’re starting from scratch, or in the middle of an application – we can help you!

Personalised support is available – appointments necessary!

  • Learn how to interpret a job advertisement
  • Learn how to address the Key Selection Criteria
  • Learn what employers are looking for in a cover letter and how to make your application stand out
  • Promote qualities employers look for and determine if the job is the right “fit” for you
  • How to make a good first impression
  • Mock interviews to practice new skills
  • Understanding the interview process
  • How to answer difficult questions
  • Leave the workshop with a targeted cover letter and examples for Key Selection Criteria’s

If you’ve got a job in mind bring in the advert & job description and we will get started.

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 : 18/09/2019, Time : 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

KWP Art & Crafts Circle – Abbotsford – 24 September

Join Mutti Mutti artist Calinda Egan for some relaxed art and crafts – includes jewelry making like beaded necklaces and earrings, painting Aboriginal art on canvasses, boomerangs, clap sticks, or even sewing, like scrunchies, cushions and hemming clothing.

Come along for some creative arts, have a yarn and meet other Aboriginal women at the Koori Women’s Place. 

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: (Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Join Mutti Mutti artist Calinda Egan for some relaxed art and crafts – includes jewelry making like beaded necklaces and earrings, painting Aboriginal art on canvasses, boomerangs, clap sticks, or even sewing, like scrunchies, cushions and hemming clothing.

Come along for some creative arts, have a yarn and meet other Aboriginal women at the Koori Women’s Place. 

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 : 24/09/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Sisters Day Out – LOCATION TBC – 22nd October, 2019

REGISTRATIONS AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE UP SOON!

 

REGISTRATIONS AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE UP SOON!

 

Date : 22/10/2019, Time : 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sisters Day Out – Healesville – 29th October, 2019

REGISTRATIONS AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE UP SOON!

 

REGISTRATIONS AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE UP SOON!

 

Date : 29/10/2019, Time : 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sisters Day Out – Portland – 3rd December, 2019

REGISTRATIONS AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE UP SOON!

 

REGISTRATIONS AND MORE DETAILS WILL BE UP SOON!

 

Date : 03/12/2019, Time : 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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