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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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Life returns to normal after COVID (almost)

While COVID 19 is still a very real threat in other parts of Australia, the NT is enjoying life being back to normal … almost. For the Return to Country team, a slowdown is a welcome change after the busiest period in the program’s 17-year history. For three long months from April to July, the […]

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Healing through HEAL

If you’ve seen Larrakia Nation buses and cars driving around Darwin and Palmerston during the day, its likely you’ve seen the HEAL team working their magic. HEAL stands for Healthy Engagement and Assistance in the Long Grass and focuses on connecting with people who are homeless. The HEAL team make it their job to know […]

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The power of a Welcome to Country

Richie Fejo shares the story behind his passionate Welcome to Country that was broadcast nationally at the Richmond versus Essendon game in Darwin last Saturday. “I called out ‘countryman’ as a demonstration of what calling out to ancestors means. Calling out is telling the ancestors these are my guests, they are with me, and please […]

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