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21 Feb 2018 | Blog | Catholic Social Teaching
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16 Nov 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development | Caritas News magazine
Tjanpi Desert Weavers has been providing culturally appropriate employment opportunities to women from remote First Australian communities for over 20 years.
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14 Sep 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Dallas Symthe is part of Tjanpi Desert Weavers, a project which Caritas Australia has supported since 2005. This year Dallas won a $30,000 prize for Most Outstanding Work in the Hedland Art Award.
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