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  • At the end of 2014 our AHED team in Galiwin’ku ran a crowd funding campaign via IndigenousX on ‘Start Some Good’. This was to raise much- needed funds for phase one of the ground-breaking Hope for Health (HFH) initiative with Yolŋu women. A groundswell of inspiring, generous […]

    Hope For Health

    At the end of 2014 our AHED team in Galiwin’ku ran a crowd funding campaign via IndigenousX on ‘Start Some Good’. This was to raise much- needed funds for phase one of the ground-breaking Hope for Health (HFH) initiative with Yolŋu women. A groundswell of inspiring, generous […]

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  • A response to the Federal Government’s 7th Closing The Gap Prime Minister’s Speech 2015 By Richard Trudgen Link: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/publications/Closing_the_Gap_2015_Report_0.pdf After 7 bad reports, where the whole nation at government level has been trying to Close the Gap of disadvantage for Aboriginal people in the areas of health, education […]

    The 7th ‘Closing the Gap’ Report

    A response to the Federal Government’s 7th Closing The Gap Prime Minister’s Speech 2015 By Richard Trudgen Link: http://www.dpmc.gov.au/sites/default/files/publications/Closing_the_Gap_2015_Report_0.pdf After 7 bad reports, where the whole nation at government level has been trying to Close the Gap of disadvantage for Aboriginal people in the areas of health, education […]

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  •                       Bridging the Gap Seminars 2015 Our Bridging the Gap seminars have a reputation for imparting a broad range of practical cross-cultural skills; Skills you can then use to be effective in your work, EITHER […]

    BTG Seminars 2015

                          Bridging the Gap Seminars 2015 Our Bridging the Gap seminars have a reputation for imparting a broad range of practical cross-cultural skills; Skills you can then use to be effective in your work, EITHER […]

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  •   Community Development Tip – March 2015 Different Ways of Communicating Question: “How do I work with limited eye contact and little obvious response from Aboriginal clients? Also, do we talk too much?” Have you ever sat down and talked to a person with a […]

    The Lights are On But Nobody is Home

      Community Development Tip – March 2015 Different Ways of Communicating Question: “How do I work with limited eye contact and little obvious response from Aboriginal clients? Also, do we talk too much?” Have you ever sat down and talked to a person with a […]

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  • Hope for Health is the first step towards a vision for a health retreat and coaching solution in Arnhem Land, initiated by a movement of Local Ladies.  So why will this work where others have failed to change the poor health status of Aboriginal people in Arnhem Land. Read to find out.

    Hope for Health: Why it will change Arnhem Land

    Hope for Health is the first step towards a vision for a health retreat and coaching solution in Arnhem Land, initiated by a movement of Local Ladies. So why will this work where others have failed to change the poor health status of Aboriginal people in Arnhem Land. Read to find out.

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  • If you want to learn an Aboriginal Language it’s best to find an existing resource for the language group and region you want to work with. It’s very important to do your own homework rather then just going to find a native speaker and hassling them. […]

    Language Learning Resources

    If you want to learn an Aboriginal Language it’s best to find an existing resource for the language group and region you want to work with. It’s very important to do your own homework rather then just going to find a native speaker and hassling them. […]

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  • Community Development Tip – December 2014 Building trust and relationships Question: “I expect I’ll be doing fly in/out work as a doctor once I graduate. How should I go about forging links with the communities, given so little time to bond? With the need to […]

    Not Being Like Buffalo “Calling Cards”

    Community Development Tip – December 2014 Building trust and relationships Question: “I expect I’ll be doing fly in/out work as a doctor once I graduate. How should I go about forging links with the communities, given so little time to bond? With the need to […]

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  • Community Development Tip – August 2014 In any situation, it is always good to start from where the other person is at in relation to any particular topic or issue. So in cross cultural situations this is all the more important. Of course many people will ask, “How […]

    Start from where people are at

    Community Development Tip – August 2014 In any situation, it is always good to start from where the other person is at in relation to any particular topic or issue. So in cross cultural situations this is all the more important. Of course many people will ask, “How […]

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  • Four years ago Why Warriors P/L (WW) responded to a call from 15 leaders of different Yolŋu families at Galiwinku, on Elcho Island, to come and work with them to help them start their own businesses. To do this WW deployed a non-profit pilot called […]

    Getting Yolŋu Into Business

    Four years ago Why Warriors P/L (WW) responded to a call from 15 leaders of different Yolŋu families at Galiwinku, on Elcho Island, to come and work with them to help them start their own businesses. To do this WW deployed a non-profit pilot called […]

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  • The AHED Project (the not for profit arm of Why Warriors) held its first conference on 24th May 2014 in Melbourne in collaboration with Manna Gum, TEAR Australia, Surrender, Essendon Baptist Church and Tabor College, titled: Future Dreaming: Purpose, Passion & Power in Remote Indigenous Communities Videos of the main plenary sessions […]

    Future Dreaming Conference: Session 2

    The AHED Project (the not for profit arm of Why Warriors) held its first conference on 24th May 2014 in Melbourne in collaboration with Manna Gum, TEAR Australia, Surrender, Essendon Baptist Church and Tabor College, titled: Future Dreaming: Purpose, Passion & Power in Remote Indigenous Communities Videos of the main plenary sessions […]

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