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2019 Koorie Youth Summit – Georgia’s journey 04.09.19

Koorie Youth Council

[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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2019 Koorie Youth Summit – Djerami’s journey 20.08.19

Koorie Youth Council

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

Koorie Youth Council

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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Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic)’s Submission 24.07.19

Koorie Youth Council

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Submission Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic), the peak body and leading advocate for young people aged 12–25 and youth workers in Victoria have released a Submission to the Royal Commission into Mental Health. The joint Submission with YACVic, Youth Disability Service (YDAS), Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC), and KYC, is a comprehensive, dedicated report...

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Mindfulness and Aboriginal Culture by Levi McKenzie Kirkbright 24.07.19

Koorie Youth Council

Young Aboriginal people living in big cities feel as though living in metropolitan areas  prevent them from practicing those parts of our culture based on being "on country" or  "out bush." I grew up in Sydney and now live in Melbourne, so I feel the tension between connecting  to nature and the necessity of living in the city for my...

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