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Parallel Heart Audio Project

Sister Cities: Parallel Hearts Parallel Hearts is a 7-part podcast series about Darwin and Anchorage as part of the City of Darwin Sister Cities program. Sitting on opposite sides of the globe these two cities have a surprising amount in common, and this project aims to explore their similarities through the eyes of the traditional […]

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Larrakia Nation NAIDOC Elders Lunch

On Wednesday 11th November, Larrakia Aged Care hosted the “Larrakia Nation NAIDOC Elders Lunch” held at Silks Darwin. It was a wonderful afternoon with our elders who all had a fantastic time catching up with old friends and family, singing along with Bill Roy, having a blast in the photo booth and had a beautiful […]

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NAIDOC Wrap

Always Was. Always Will Be. As part of the NAIDOC celebrations people gathered in Civic Park in Darwin today to celebrate being First Nations people and to talk about what more needs to be done to heal and grow. Larrakia Nation Chairman Richie Fejo opened the event with a Welcome to Country “it’s an honour […]

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NAIDOC 2020

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support […]

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A place to learn and connect 

The Larrakia Hosts program is like the front desk of our organisation – a place where people can learn out about our people, our culture, our history and our services from a shop in the centre of Darwin. Designed to educate government, businesses, schools, tourists, visitors and the general public about Larrakia culture and how […]

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Tiwi Day

On October 8th, kinship carers, the children they care for, Territory Families’ staff who brought along children who come from Tiwi and the Minbani Bebe Team headed across to harbour to the Tiwi Islands for a day of eating, dancing, singing and connecting with culture. The day was designed to be fun explains Pam Marwood, […]

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Aged Care Heads South

  Aged Care heads south!  Larrakia Nation Aged Care has been doing a lot of work recently getting things ready to extend service delivery south of Darwin. Earlier in the year using funding from the Larrakia-Ichthys LNG Foundation Trust, research was conducted about the aged care needs from Noonamah to Adelaide River. Currently our region […]

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Notice of AGM & Director Nomination now open

  Click here to download the Notice of the 2020 AGM and the Director Nomination form.  

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Larrakia Cultural Protocols

In the 80′s and 90′s Larrakia Nation ran the Ambassador program where we held discussions with elders and people who were visiting Darwin from other communities. These important discussions provided an opportunity to express the views of the Larrakia people about antisocial behaviour and to explain the need for all parties to be comply with […]

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Another successful Darwin Harbour Clean-up

  On Monday September 28, our Larrakia Rangers coordinated another successful Darwin Harbour Clean-up. Larrakia Rangers would like to thank all the volunteers involved in the clean-up. Collecting rubbish under a hot September sun is a true show of love for our harbour and we thank you for being involved. This is the second year […]

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Night Patrol save life of hit and run boy

In a case of being in the right place at the right time, Night Patrol were able to help save the life of a 5 year old boy who was hit by a car on Monday evening September 21, on Vanderline Drive in Leanyer. The horrible hit and run accident happened just as Night Patrol […]

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We bring the children back to family

The most important thing the Kinship program Minbani Bebe wants the public to understand is that they don’t take children away from their families, they bring them back. A child in Territory Families out of home care can go years without having connection to their family. Minbani Bebe’s work is about finding those connections and […]

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