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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Healing land, healing people

 

Overview

The Healing land, healing people program aims to develop strategies to divert young people from experiencing juvenile detention. This program was designed for Nyoongar young people in the south west of Western Australia who are at risk of offending. It is a collaboration between government, community organisations, Gondwana Link, and Nyoongar leaders in the Aboriginal Corporation of Noongar Youth Diversion Programs; it is supported by a Lotterywest grant. This program recruits Aboriginal mentors from the local community to teach young people about respect for self, land and culture.

Abstract adapted from Lotterywest

Contacts

Gondwana Link Coordination Unit (Albany)
Unit 9, 70-74 Frederick St
PO Box 5276
Albany WA 6332
Ph: (08) 9842 0002
Fax: (08) 9842 8931
Email:info@gondwanalink.org

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Last updated: 4 February 2014
 
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