Koorie Youth Council Profile

Koorie Youth Council


The Aboriginal social and wellbeing wheel – World Mental Health... 10.10.19

“The Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing wheel, considers the centre (self) as inseparable from culture, family and community. The wheel outlines that a healthy connection to mental wellbeing is vital to our overall strong sense of self. If one spoke in that wheel isn’t working, then the wheel doesn't function properly. We must remember that we have to practice self-care....

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Necessary Work by Bryce Taylor 18.09.19

I’m now in my fourth week working at the Koorie Youth Council (KYC), and it's extremely satisfying to be doing the work that I am most passionate about, surrounded by such supportive people. Here is a little bit about what I was doing before coming to Victoria, and why being here is important to me. In 2015, I was working...

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2019 Koorie Youth Summit – Georgia’s journey 04.09.19

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eusy4s4jSmw&feature=youtu.be[/embed] There’s mob from all across the country living on the lands of the Kulin Nation in Victoria. All on our own journey 🖤💛❤️💚💙 That’s why Koorie Youth Summit is important and so unique. A gathering place where we all support each other on our own paths in a culturally safe space. In this video, Georgia shares her journey with...

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Djerami talking to camera

2019 Koorie Youth Summit – Djerami’s journey 20.08.19

“For me for it was a great touchstone to be able to strengthen myself. And these sorts of events helps us decompress and know that there are others going through the same thing.” Koorie Youth Summit is a unique event to gather and connect from across the state. In this video, proud Gkuthaarn man, Djerami Malapaarn Gkuthaarn Callope,  reflects on...

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Banok Rind talking at the Koorie Youth Summit

We Play, We Learn, We Belong by Banok Rind 05.08.19

This year’s theme for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is We play, We Learn and We Belong; we play on our land, we learn from our ancestors and we belong with our communities. As a Yamatji Badimaya muyu (young girl/child) growing up in WA, I have grown up hearing stories of my people and how far we...

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