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Donations help the Tenancy Support Program

Keeping people in their home sits at the heart of the Tenancy Support Program and an important part of this is helping people to live comfortably and take care of their homes. Getting furniture can be hard for tenants, and this is where the value of donation comes in. It’s common for the corporate groups […]

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NAIDOC 2021 Healing Country

  NAIDOC in Darwin is a big deal. Gaining momentum over the last ten years, the number, size and significance of events has increased owing to the collaborative efforts of an increasing number of stakeholders actively advocating throughout the year to ensure a diverse calendar of events is prepared for the whole community to enjoy. […]

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New Business Development Manager role at LNAC

LNAC has created a new position at the executive level called the Business Development Manager. This important role will focus on the strategic and business direction of the organisation to make sure we are moving in the right direction and capitalising on opportunities as we go. Robert Campbell started in the role in mid-May, and […]

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Spotlight on the Board:  Director Garrett Smith

Are you a member director or independent?  Independent   What attracted you to sit on the LNAC Board?  I’ve been keen to understand Larrakia aspirations generally and through LNAC, in particular. Now I have the opportunity to do so and I’d like to meet and listen to as many members as possible. I am also […]

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Trauma awareness is key to helping those suffering 

Larrakia Nation in collaboration with the Palmerston Indigenous Network have just successfully finished delivering the Trauma Training Session at the YMCA Palmerston Youth Centre in Palmerston. The three day workshop was about identifying cultural and intergenerational trauma on the body and on our community.   Building a better informed community  Kay Villaflor is the coordinator […]

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Deadly Darwin

The LNAC board chairperson Richard Fejo is a man of many talents, one of them is making people laugh. A founding member of the Aboriginal stand-up comedy group Deadly Darwin, Richard and other Larrakia Nation members are taking to the stage over the dry season to promote healing through laughter. “We believe laughter is the […]

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Long grassing issues need urgent attention 

It can no longer be tolerated was the resounding message at a meeting of Aboriginal services on April 29 in Darwin. The meeting was organised to address the worsening issue of long grass camps and the drinking behaviour that goes hand in hand with people camping around Darwin. “We have community visitors coming to Darwin […]

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Aged Care Fundraising 

It’s safe to say the Aged Care section of Larrakia Nation is where the fun is at. We have an impressive regime of entertainment for our clients, and we take pride in providing interesting, enabling, engaging and fun activities. But with all things, it costs money, so the team have recently committed to a fundraising […]

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They won!!!

Yesterday was National Youth Homelessness Day and to recognise the resilience of young people who are homeless, a whole mob of young people met in Civic Park in Darwin for couch racing. The Larrakia Nation Team won! Pushing the couch they designed, the team was made up of five boys from Palmerston who beat all […]

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Building confidence in young Indigenous women

“I’m not teaching them makeup to go out to Discovery. I’m teaching everyday women and girls how to feel good about themselves” said Barkindji woman Kani Tezaris who ran the hugely successful Youth Empowerment Program at the Larrakia NationHosts shop in town on Monday April 12.  Massive turn out for first session  Seated around long tables […]

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Parallel Hearts

  Podcast brings Indigenous people across the world closer The US Consul General Mike Kleine and his entourage visited the Larrakia Hosts shop yesterday to acknowledge the Parallel Heart podcast created in 2020. The six-part podcast explores the similarities and differences of two Indigenous groups who sit on the opposite sides of the world. Set […]

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Spotlight on the Board: Nicole Brown, Deputy Chairperson 

  Spotlight on the Board: Nicole Brown, Deputy Chairperson  Nicole has been on the Larrakia Nation Board since 2018. She brings an extensive community engagement network throughout the Darwin and Northern Territory region ensuring Larrakia people are first and foremost considered at everything within the Darwin area. She has a strong events management background and […]

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