Other recent blog entries
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.
Tags: NPY Women's Council, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Aboriginal art, Indigenous Australia | No comments
1 Jun 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Karimah tells of how her participation in the Red Dust Healing program has helped her be more confident and become an inspiring leader for young people.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians Program, Reconciliation Week, First Australians | No comments
24 Apr 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Purple House is a great example of Aboriginal people identifying a problem, coming up with their solution, seeing it work and being incredibly proud.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, indigenous health | No comments
24 Oct 2014 | Blog | Long-term Development
Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation and Caritas Australia have been in partnership since 2011. It is a partnership and relationship of which we are incredibly grateful and proud. We have learned so much and will continue to as we walk together.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians Program, First Australians | No comments
21 Sep 2014 | Blog | Walk As One | Long-term Development
Indigenous groups in Australia and New Zealand share so many complex challenges: loss of land, water supply, health, and environmental change. But there is the capacity to build relationships based on trust and understanding by engaging people at the grassroots level.
Tags: Aotearoa, Indigenous Australia, Indigenous rights, Indigenous Peoples, Mao | No comments
11 Sep 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Driving brings us independence and freedom. But, for some, this freedom can be elusive. One program that Caritas Australia supports is helping First Australians of all ages be more independent and ‘drive’ their own future.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians Program, Indigenous people, First Australians | No comments
23 Jul 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Bianca Cruse, Caritas Australia's First Australians Project Intern, reflects on the activities she arranged for Caritas Australia's NAIDOC Week celebrations.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, NAIDOC Week, First Australians | No comments
6 Feb 2013 | Blog
A young contemporary Indigenous artist, Chern’ee Sutton, presented Caritas Australia with two beautiful commissioned artworks for our Sydney office to celebrate Caritas Australia’s commitment to reconciliation.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians | No comments
19 Sep 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
One of Caritas Australia’s newest partners is Redfern Jarjum College, a Jesuit Catholic primary school for vulnerable Aboriginal children of Redfern in Sydney’s inner-city. Beatrice Sheen, Founding Principal, is looking forward to the school’s opening later this year or early 2013.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, education, school | No comments
4 Jul 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
This year, we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Australian Indigenous Program (AIP) at Caritas, and there is much to celebrate. By Carl O'Sullivan, Australian Indigenous Program, Caritas Australia.
Tags: anniversary, Indigenous Australia, Caritas Australia | No comments
Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe