Upcoming Events

Macrame with Aunty Rhonda – Abbotsford – Thursday 26 May

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.

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

Download the PDF flyer here.

Location: Online, via zoom

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.

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

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 26/05/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online, via zoom

Damper Making with Mabu Mabu – Wednesday 8 June – Abbotsford

Join us in the KWP kitchen for an in-person experience with Meriam chef, Nornie Bero who will share her love of Australian native ingredients in a damper making demonstration.
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. We’ll then feast on Nornie’s damper for early lunch.
Each participant will receive their own damper kit and recipe card for their own home cooking.

All participants registering for face to face workshops must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show
evidence on arrival to Djirra (vaccination certificate)
Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

You can download the flyer here.

Join us in the KWP kitchen for an in-person experience with Meriam chef, Nornie Bero who will share her love of Australian native ingredients in a damper making demonstration.
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. We’ll then feast on Nornie’s damper for early lunch.
Each participant will receive their own damper kit and recipe card for their own home cooking.

All participants registering for face to face workshops must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show
evidence on arrival to Djirra (vaccination certificate)
Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

You can download the flyer here.

Date : 08/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Ngumpie Weaving (earrings) – Friday 10 June – ONLINE

 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.

This is a creative and fun workshop that will give you the basic skills to create a woven pair of earrings whilst getting inspiration from Tegan.

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

 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.

This is a creative and fun workshop that will give you the basic skills to create a woven pair of earrings whilst getting inspiration from Tegan.

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 : 10/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online, via zoom

Grazing Boards with Emma Bamblett – Thursday 16 June – FULL

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.
Join Emma online with other Aboriginal women for a yarn and to paint your art on a grazing board to style your home up. Workshop kits will be prepared and sent 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 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.
Join Emma online with other Aboriginal women for a yarn and to paint your art on a grazing board to style your home up. Workshop kits will be prepared and sent 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 or email kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the PDF flyer here.

Date : 16/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Emu Egg Carving with Wax Treasures Feathers – session 1 – Friday 17 June – Abbotsford

Come and express your creativity in our first face to face workshop with the eggcellent Amanda from Wax Treasures Feathers. Amanda is a proud Yuin woman, artist, healer, and small business owner.
Held over two weeks, these workshops will include everything you need to carve your own emu egg.
Carving continues today with dozens of artists depicting important animals, people, traditions, and scenes from the past and present. For Aboriginal people, they also reinforce connections to other animals, and especially the emu, as well as to the land.

All participants registering for face to face workshops must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show evidence on arrival to Djirra.
Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Flyer can be downloaded here.

Come and express your creativity in our first face to face workshop with the eggcellent Amanda from Wax Treasures Feathers. Amanda is a proud Yuin woman, artist, healer, and small business owner.
Held over two weeks, these workshops will include everything you need to carve your own emu egg.
Carving continues today with dozens of artists depicting important animals, people, traditions, and scenes from the past and present. For Aboriginal people, they also reinforce connections to other animals, and especially the emu, as well as to the land.

All participants registering for face to face workshops must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show evidence on arrival to Djirra.
Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Flyer can be downloaded here.

Date : 17/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Ladies of Abundance – Monday 20 June – ONLINE

Welcome to your life and living!

Lee Couch is a proud Gamilaroi woman, born and raised on the traditional lands of the Kulin Nation. She is an Accredited Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Earth Educator, and Personal Development Facilitator with over 15 years of experience in Health & Wellness.
This workshop gives you the opportunity to tap into your life and align with your greatness through yarning, guided visualization meditation, and an art activity.
Each participant will receive a kit to create an abundant YOU!

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

Welcome to your life and living!

Lee Couch is a proud Gamilaroi woman, born and raised on the traditional lands of the Kulin Nation. She is an Accredited Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Earth Educator, and Personal Development Facilitator with over 15 years of experience in Health & Wellness.
This workshop gives you the opportunity to tap into your life and align with your greatness through yarning, guided visualization meditation, and an art activity.
Each participant will receive a kit to create an abundant YOU!

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 : 20/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Emu Egg Carving with Wax Treasures Feathers – session 2 – Friday 24 June – Abbotsford

Come and express your creativity in our first face to face workshop with the eggcellent Amanda from Wax Treasures Feathers. Amanda is a proud Yuin woman, artist, healer, and small business owner.
Held over two weeks, these workshops will include everything you need to carve your own emu egg.
Carving continues today with dozens of artists depicting important animals, people, traditions, and scenes from the past and present. For Aboriginal people, they also reinforce connections to other animals, and especially the emu, as well as to the land.

All participants registering for face to face workshops must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show evidence on arrival to Djirra.
Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Flyer can be downloaded here.

Come and express your creativity in our first face to face workshop with the eggcellent Amanda from Wax Treasures Feathers. Amanda is a proud Yuin woman, artist, healer, and small business owner.
Held over two weeks, these workshops will include everything you need to carve your own emu egg.
Carving continues today with dozens of artists depicting important animals, people, traditions, and scenes from the past and present. For Aboriginal people, they also reinforce connections to other animals, and especially the emu, as well as to the land.

All participants registering for face to face workshops must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show evidence on arrival to Djirra.
Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Flyer can be downloaded here.

Date : 24/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sacred Connection with Jirribitti Dreaming – Thursday 30 June – FULL

Emma Stewart is a proud Bidjigal Gweagal Woman. Our Sacred Connection workshop shares the importance of having a daily spiritual routine to connect with culture, country and our Ancestors.

Everyone will receive a Sacred Connection Deck which has 28 cultural affirmations to strengthen your spiritual connection.
During the workshop you will learn how to use and connect with your Sacred Connection Deck. We will also share our Breathing Beats activity to heal your mind, body and spirit through rhythmic breathing with clapsticks.

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.

Emma Stewart is a proud Bidjigal Gweagal Woman. Our Sacred Connection workshop shares the importance of having a daily spiritual routine to connect with culture, country and our Ancestors.

Everyone will receive a Sacred Connection Deck which has 28 cultural affirmations to strengthen your spiritual connection.
During the workshop you will learn how to use and connect with your Sacred Connection Deck. We will also share our Breathing Beats activity to heal your mind, body and spirit through rhythmic breathing with clapsticks.

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 : 30/06/2022, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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