Upcoming Events

Arts, Crafts & Marngrooks – Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place – Thursday 14 November

Join Yorta Yorta woman Bernadette Atkinson and Mutti Mutti artist Calinda Egan for a day of Arts, Crafts and Marngrooks.

The word Marngrook comes from the Gunditjmara language and means ‘game ball’. Come and learn about the history of Marngrook and make one to take home!

The workshop also includes some relaxed arts and crafts, including jewellery making and wood burning. All materials supplied.

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

Join Yorta Yorta woman Bernadette Atkinson and Mutti Mutti artist Calinda Egan for a day of Arts, Crafts and Marngrooks.

The word Marngrook comes from the Gunditjmara language and means ‘game ball’. Come and learn about the history of Marngrook and make one to take home!

The workshop also includes some relaxed arts and crafts, including jewellery making and wood burning. All materials supplied.

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 : 14/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Traditional Aboriginal Games by Spark Health – Victoria Park Oval, Abbotsford – Tuesday 19 November

A unique opportunity for an outdoor activity experience using Traditional Aboriginal games as the foundation for health, wellness and human connection.

Please wear comfortable clothes & footwear and a hat! Everything else provided on the day.

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 flyer here 

 

 

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

A unique opportunity for an outdoor activity experience using Traditional Aboriginal games as the foundation for health, wellness and human connection.

Please wear comfortable clothes & footwear and a hat! Everything else provided on the day.

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 flyer here 

 

 

Date : 19/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Birrarung Wilam Cultural Walk and Basket Weaving – Koori Heritage Trust – Thursday 21 November

Join the Koori Women’s Place team for a day out of the office with Yorta Yorta and Taungurung artist, Donna Blackall.

What’s included:

  • Tour of the Koori Heritage Trust
  • Birrarung Cultural Walk along the river
  • Lunch
  • Basket weaving

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 flyer here 

 

 

Join the Koori Women’s Place team for a day out of the office with Yorta Yorta and Taungurung artist, Donna Blackall.

What’s included:

  • Tour of the Koori Heritage Trust
  • Birrarung Cultural Walk along the river
  • Lunch
  • Basket weaving

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 flyer here 

 

 

Date : 21/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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#16DaysOfActivism – Walk Against Family Violence – Monday 25 November

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign which takes place each year from 25 November to 10 December. The aim of the campaign is to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

To kick off the #16Days campaign, Djirra’s KWP will be taking part in the Walk Against Family Violence and we invite you to walk with us!

Register your attendance and size with the team today to receive a ‘Our Voices, our Visibility’ Djirra tee.

Call us on Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the flyer here 

 

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign which takes place each year from 25 November to 10 December. The aim of the campaign is to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.

To kick off the #16Days campaign, Djirra’s KWP will be taking part in the Walk Against Family Violence and we invite you to walk with us!

Register your attendance and size with the team today to receive a ‘Our Voices, our Visibility’ Djirra tee.

Call us on Koori Women’s Place on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Download the flyer here 

 

Date : 25/11/2019 - 27/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Wunyun Indigenous Healing – ACES, East Brunswick – Tuesday 26 November

Come along and hear the journey of Dja Dja Wurrung/Yorta Yorta/Taungurung woman Peta Hudson. Peta’s passion is in reviving traditional Victorian Indigenous Healing Practices.

The workshop will include elements of bush medicine, smoking and cleansing and essential oils.

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 

Come along and hear the journey of Dja Dja Wurrung/Yorta Yorta/Taungurung woman Peta Hudson. Peta’s passion is in reviving traditional Victorian Indigenous Healing Practices.

The workshop will include elements of bush medicine, smoking and cleansing and essential oils.

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 : 26/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wayapa Wuurrk – Victoria Park Oval, Abbotsford – Wednesday 27 November

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

Download the flyer here 

 

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

Download the flyer here 

 

Date : 27/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
(Djirra) Koori Women’s Place, ABBOTSFORD VIC

Taking your power back: A self care workshop with Yolanda Finette – CERES, Brunswick East – Friday 29 November

Through a cultural lens, this workshop will provide you with tips and tools to reconnect with yourself and live an empowered life. 

It will help you to:

  • achieve clarity
  • find a stronger sense of purpose
  • show up healthier in personal and professional relationships
  • develop your own self-care plan

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

Through a cultural lens, this workshop will provide you with tips and tools to reconnect with yourself and live an empowered life. 

It will help you to:

  • achieve clarity
  • find a stronger sense of purpose
  • show up healthier in personal and professional relationships
  • develop your own self-care plan

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 : 29/11/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sisters Day Out – Portland – 3rd December, 2019

Sisters Day Out® is Djirra’s long standing wellbeing workshop, where Aboriginal women can support each other, enjoy a little pampering, get information about rights and options, and engage with support services available.

Alternatively you can register online by clicking the relevant orange buttons below.

For any further inquiries about the day, please contact sistersdayout@djirra.org.au

 

Location: Portland Golf Club, Portland VIC

Sisters Day Out® is Djirra’s long standing wellbeing workshop, where Aboriginal women can support each other, enjoy a little pampering, get information about rights and options, and engage with support services available.

Alternatively you can register online by clicking the relevant orange buttons below.

For any further inquiries about the day, please contact sistersdayout@djirra.org.au

 

Date : 03/12/2019, Time : 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Portland Golf Club, Portland VIC

Arts, Crafts & Lemon Myrtle Bites – ACES, East Brunswick – Tuesday 3 December

Come along and learn how to make lemon myrtle bites followed by some relaxed Arts & Crafts with our very own Calinda Egan.

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

Come along and learn how to make lemon myrtle bites followed by some relaxed Arts & Crafts with our very own Calinda Egan.

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 : 03/12/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Basket Weaving Workshop – Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place – Tuesday 9 December

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.

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

Visiting service: Indigenous Services Officer, Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support 

Download the PDF flyer here

 

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.

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

Visiting service: Indigenous Services Officer, Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support 

Download the PDF flyer here

 

Date : 09/12/2019, Time : 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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