Welcome Boorai to Country, This Wednesday

GEGAC’s Marion Tuiono adds designs to possums skins ahead of Wednesday’s Welcome Boorai to Country ceremony. Photo: Troy Brown/GEGAC This Wednesday, 10 April, GEGAC is hosting a Welcome Boorai to Country ceremony. Welcome Boorai to Country is for Indigenous families that may have missed out on participating in our Welcome Baby to Country ceremony in the last few years, or...
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Maternal and Child Health Services Expand at GEGAC

Gippsland Lakes Complete Health Maternal & Child Health Nurse Lauren Slayford will provide services at GEGAC one day a week. Photo: Troy Brown/GEGAC GEGAC’s Koori Maternity Service team is expanding, thanks to a new partnership with Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH). GLCH Maternal & Child Health Nurse Lauren Slayford will be working onsite here at GEGAC every Monday, providing health...
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“By Aboriginal People, For Aboriginal People” – GEGAC Launches New Aboriginal Health Team

GEGAC’s new Aboriginal Health Team: Leteisha Bryant, Carmel Hood, Michelle Pearce, Linda Pearce, Samantha Johnstone, Rhiannon Hayes and Kayla Harrison. On average Aboriginal men and women live shorter lives, and get sick more often, than non-Aboriginal people. This difference in the health and lifespans of Aboriginal people compared to non-Aboriginal people is the motivation for the Close The Gap campaign,...
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Expressions of Interest: Multi-Media Journalism Training With First Nations Media Australia

FIRST Nations Media Australia (FNMA) is calling for Expressions of Interest in training First Nations people to become multi-media journalists. This competency-based training includes practical and theoretical training in news, photography, audio and video production techniques. Over a 6 month period, there will be a one hour weekly Master Class session conducted by professionals in their field: photography, photojournalism, and...
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Maintenance Team Spearheads GEGAC Storm Response

A few members of GEGAC’s Property, Maintenance and Cleaning team, Graham Hubbard, Corrina Harrison, Willy Hood and Aunty Jackie Ritchie. Emergency services across Victoria have had their hands full these past two weeks as restoration and cleanup work continues in the aftermath of a short but powerful storm on Tuesday, Feb. 13. For local health organisations like GEGAC, it was...
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