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BLOG: Musings on International Women’s Day by Lily Graham 08.03.21

Koorie Youth Council

When I think of International Women’s Day, I’d love to say I think of freedom, liberation and equality, but I don’t. For this blog I was going to write a letter to my daughter. After much deliberation I decided against it. I don’t want to tell her that we live in a world where things aren’t fair, aren’t equal and sometimes just...

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BLOG: My people, my people by Banok Rind 25.02.21

Koorie Youth Council

I come from a long line of staunch, grounded and strong Aboriginal women and men. My grandmother Marian Martin was known to be the epitome of strength. Through her trials and hardships, she stood strong, she stood proud and it was through the love and care for her family and her community she protected her babies, her family and her...

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OPPORTUNITY: Marram Nganyin Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Project Officer role 03.02.21

Koorie Youth Council

Do you want to support young mob to develop skills and connections to strengthen culture and communities? Our friends at Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) are looking for a full-time Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Project Officer to provide training, resources and support to five deadly Aboriginal organisations across the state. The Marram Nganyin Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Project provides local mentoring opportunities...

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BLOG: Introducing our new Events & Partnerships Officer! 21.12.20

Koorie Youth Council

I belong to the Barkindji nation, the name Barkindji comes from the word barka meaning river and more accurately means belonging to the river. I was raised on Latji Latji Country (Mildura) for 17 years and have called Narrm (Melbourne) home for the past four. This year, I graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts in...

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EVENT: Shape our future – Victorian Youth Strategy online forums 17.11.20

Koorie Youth Council

Shape Victoria’s new youth strategy by sharing your experiences and ideas! The Victorian Government is working on a new youth strategy and we have an opportunity to join the conversation. These online forums hosted by KYC are for young mob, by young mob and directed by you. This will be an opportunity to share your expertise and insights as Aboriginal...

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