The Office for Women hosts the State Aboriginal Women's Gatherings which are an initiative that provides an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to come together to talk about issues which affect their lives in a culturally supportive environment.
One-day Gatherings are held in various locations within the State with local participants attending. Each year the Gatherings focus on a particular theme and related topics relevant to the area. The Gatherings engage guest speakers from service delivery organisations to provide information to participants. Participants also participate in facilitated workshop sessions, discussions and networking.
Having Gatherings in specific locations enables Aboriginal women who live in those locations to attend and to ensure a local community focus. The Office for Women acknowledges the importance of ongoing engagement with Aboriginal women in this state and believes that Gatherings in regional and remote areas will allow more Aboriginal women to engage with the Office. The opportunity to travel and meet with women in their own communities enables the Office for Women to hear from those living in communities about their issues and experiences; to exchange information; and develop further communication links between metropolitan and regional based women within South Australia.
Whyalla Gathering - 28 March 2017
When: 10am to 4pm, Tuesday 28 March 2017
Where: Nunyara Aboriginal Health Service
To confirm your place complete the Registration Form and return to the Office for Women at:
- firstname.lastname@example.org or
- via post to GPO Box 292, Adelaide SA 5001
Registrations close 5pm Friday 17 March 2017.
Download the flyer here (PDF 295.4 KB).
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