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Marram Nganyin gathering 31.05.22

Koorie Youth Council

Last month the KYC team and Marram Nganyin partners connected in person in Naarm (Melbourne) for the first time in two years! It was so special to finally connect in person and discuss what is important to us. The day included youth participation discussions, community reflections and a deadly feed from Mabu Mabu to wrap up the day. Thank you...

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National Sorry Day – My Reflections by Bonnie Dukakis 26.05.22

Koorie Youth Council

This day is an opportunity to reflect, to take time out and remember all the children and young people, their families, mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles, siblings impacted by the removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people from their family, country and culture. We saw in 2008, the government of the day address the nation...

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Leyla Quartermaine, semi-finalist for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards and... 04.05.22

Koorie Youth Council

Congratulations to proud Ballardong Noongar woman and our Marram Nganyin Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Program Coordinator, Leyla Quartermaine for being a semi-finalist for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for Yarn Strong Sista Indigenous Achievement Award! AND for being selected for the Culture is Life Fullaship program! Leyla has been working on the Marram Nganyin Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Program for 2 and...

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Bonnie Dukakis awarded the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards Australia for... 04.05.22

Koorie Youth Council

Congratulations to proud Gunditjmara woman and our deadly Deputy Executive, Bonnie Dukakis for receiving the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards Australia for the Yarn Strong Sista Indigenous Achievement Award! Bonnie joined the KYC staff team in October last year, and prior to this was on our Exec for 2 years, regular Koorie Youth Summit delegate, as well as involved in a...

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Exec Regional meeting 21.04.22

Koorie Youth Council

Last month our deadly Exec of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people gathered for our annual regional meeting to discuss what is important to us and what the focus is for the upcoming year. Traveling from Naarm (Melbourne) to Yorta Yorta Country for the meeting, the team arrived to a beautiful Welcome to Country in Mooroopna organised by Neil...

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