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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.
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1 May 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Remote Australian Indigenous communities are grappling with the social impact of chronic illnesses such as kidney disease. One of our newest partners, Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation (WDNWPT) loosely translates to ‘Making all our families well’. From Caritasnews, winter 2012 issue (out 6 June).
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22 Mar 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Today, as we reflect on the ongoing inequalities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and non-Indigenous Australians, it’s worth stopping to ask ourselves ‘What is Close the Gap Day all about?’ By Carl O’Sullivan, Australian Indigenous Program, Caritas Australia.
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22 Nov 2011 | Blog | Long-term Development
On Wednesday 19 October, I represented Caritas Australia at the launch of the new Community Cultural Carers program in the Djarindijin Community (an isolated Aboriginal community approx. 200 km or a 35-minute flight north of Broome).
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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