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Two of Central Australia's most popular and loved characters have joined forces help prevent trachoma.
Milpa the Goanna, the trachoma awareness mascot, is travelling with Yamba the Honeyant and best friend Jacinta Price on their first Yamba and Milpa Trachoma Roadshow. They will be taking the message of ‘clean faces means strong eyes’ to the APY Lands of South Australia, using music, songs, dance and actions.
The first Yamba and Milpa Trachoma Roadshow begins next week with both characters being ANTastically excited about seeing everyone and sharing that a clean face means strong eyes.
The Roadshow is being supported by Country Health SA and The Indigenous Eye Health Unit at the University of Melbourne.
The Yamba and Milpa Trachoma Roadshow Itinerary below:
Monday 28th July Amata Performance
Performance Time: 10am at Amata Anangu School
Tuesday 29th July Pukatja (Ernabella) Performance
Performance Time: 11am at Ernabella Anangu School
Wednesday 30th July Fregon
Performance Performance Time: 12noon at Fregon Anangu School
Thursday 31st July Indulkana
Performance Performance Time: 10:30 am at Indulkana Anangu School
Friday 1st August Mimili Performance
Performance Time: 10:30am at Mimili Anangu School
Saturday 2nd August Appearances at the football matches at Mimili
Source: Imparja Television