Legal Education Sessions for Aboriginal Community
The Tasmanian Legal Aid Commission will be coming along to facilitate a range of different community legal information sessions for our Elders/Aged Care Program.
We are opening these sessions up for the Aboriginal community to join the Elders/Aged Care program.
All sessions will be held:
Tuesdays11 am to 1 pm piyura kitina / Risdon Cove (in the community room)
Each session has a specific topic, and these are listed below.
30 August 2022 - Enduring guardianship and enduring powers of attorney27 ...
Learn how to sew or bring one of your own sewing projects at this workshop for Aboriginal community members.
We'll be learning how to sew bibs, tote bags, hair bows, scrunchies, face masks, burp cloths, table runners, cushion covers, fabric storage baskets, and you'll have the opportunity to make your own Aboriginal flag!
10 am to 2 pm Tuesday, 23 August 2022Thursdays: 1, 8, and 15 September 2022At the Pyramids, piyura kitina / Risdon Cove
Bookings are essential to make sure we are keeping ...
Aboriginal community members are invited to attend a series of workshops on Aboriginal history and culture.
The workshops will include a walk on country, bush tucker and cultural experiences at putalina.
Wednesdays, 10 am to 2 pm31 August, 7 September and 14 September 2022piyura kitina / Risdon Cove
Registration is required to keep our community COVID safe. Lunch is provided and transport is available (if needed).
You don't need to attend every session.
For further information contact Sara Maynard on (03) 6234 0700.
liyini milyathina, Singing the Country
lungtalanana / Clarke Island
Aboriginal community members of all ages are invited to take part in a special project to create songs in palawa kani.
Working with Dewayne Everettsmith, workshops will be held over the next two years to create songs based on the melodies and stories of our ancestors.
We’ll be coming together to write songs about community, country, and culture. We’ll also arrange the music, record them, and perform them for the community.
The first two workshops have ...
The Tasmanian Government wants to change the Aboriginal Lands Act 1995, which will change the way land is managed, who and how we elect the council members for the Aboriginal Lands Council Tasmania, and how land is returned.
They are asking for feedback, and the consultation about the changes ends on Sunday, 24 July.
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre is hearing the main issues to the changes put
forward by the Government are:
Revisions to Aboriginal Land Council Tasmania (ALCT) Elections The community does not ...
Aboriginal Community Meeting
Election for Treaty & Truth-Telling Delegates
10.30 am | Friday, 29 July 2022
TAC Launceston and online - A link will be provided to people outside Launceston who want to take part in the election.
meeting has been organised to elect community members to
represent the Tasmanian Aboriginal community for Treaty and Truth-Telling
discussions with Premier Rockliff and the Tasmanian Government.
We are looking for nominations from people to be part of this standing delegation. A vote will be held at the meeting.
contact nipaluna / Hobart reception by ...
All Aboriginal Community
members are invited to regional Closing the Gap community meetings to talk
what is happening with Closing the Gapwhat we are currently doing well to care for and protect Aboriginal children and familieshow we can improve our services and programs to care for and protect Aboriginal children and familiesother priority actions we should be taking to help Close the Gap
piyura kitina / Hobart Tuesday, 26 July 9.30 am to 12.30 pm Morning tea provided
pataway / BurnieWednesday, 27 ...
A strong pakana woman who has deep commitment to family, culture, and country, was announced Aborigine of the Year for NAIDOC 2022.
Announced at the flag-raising events across lutruwita, Sinsa Mansell was recognised as a leading aspiration for all members of her community.
With a long record of cultural arts development and achievement, nationally and internationally, she is a great role model and mentor to young people, community, culture, and heritage. Her deeply emotive performances celebrate the community’s history and stories, specifically ...
The Mercury newspaper has written about the extraordinary work to wake our language.
A double-page spread appeared in The Mercury at the start of NAIDOC Week 2022 to celebrate the waking of language through the palawa kani program.
June Sculthorpe tells a story about Fanny Cochrane Smith welcoming three stars in the morning and how this has inspired her to track down Tasmanian Aboriginal words for stars and planets. She has identified the word for Orion's Belt as pangalina.
Annie Reynolds, palawa kani ...
Tasmanian Government is proposing changes to the Aboriginal Lands Act 1995.
Some of the proposals will drastically change the way land is managed, who and how we elect the council members for the Aboriginal Lands Council Tasmania, and how land is returned.
Government wants any lands handed back to us to go to organisations away from
managers are experienced and have the deep knowledge and expertise to care for
our country and its resources.
Aboriginal people can access Aboriginal land. This will ...