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Return to Country

  The wet season is tough for people who live in the long grass. Our Healthy Engagement and Assistance in the Long Grass (HEAL) service works hard to connect homeless people with services they need like Centrelink and Territory Families, and healthcare, but often the solution lies in helping people return to their communities. Getting […]

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National Apology Day

Anniversary of National Apology 

It was 13 years ago today that our Stolen Generation were given a national apology from the Federal Government acknowledging the long-term damage and devastating impact of Aboriginal children who were stolen from their families. While it felt like too little too late for many, this was the start of formally acknowledging the pain and […]

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Celebrating a Decade of Service 

  The first of February was a proud day for Larrakia Nation because we celebrated all our staff, but importantly we celebrated staff that have been working with us for 10 years. Yasmin Good, Brendan Hicks, Linda McLean, Natalie Quall, Dorrie-anne Raymond, Betty Shepherd, and Vaughan Williams were all recognised for their long-term commitment to […]

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Carol Quill

Carol Quill

  Newly elected to the Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation Board, Carol Quill has a long history with the nation and is proud to have the opportunity to sit on the board. A quick Q and A with Carol to get to know her better. Q: What is your relationship with LNAC? A:I am a member […]

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Speaking Up About Wellbeing Art Exhibition

As part of the Speaking Up About Wellbeing Project, 42 young artists are going to have their art exhibited in Palmerston next week. The artists are between 10 and 18 and were asked to create artwork about wellbeing and staying strong. They were invited to use a range of mediums including canvas, pencil, ink and […]

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Tenancy Support Program

Last financial year our Tenancy Support Program helped 149 households avoid eviction which is a huge achievement! We all know how important it to keep our vulnerable people in their homes and protect them from homelessness and our Tenancy Support Program is designed with the key goal of doing just that. Our valuable service is […]

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NT Natural Resource Management Awards 2020

In another demonstration of their great work, our Larrakia Land and Sea Ranger were awarded the Indigenous Natural Resource Management Award for their work in monitoring migratory shorebirds in Darwin Harbour as part of the NT National Resource Management awards. NT National Resource Management Awards acknowledge and recognise NT champions of natural resource management through […]

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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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