By transferring land management skills to Indigenous land and sea management groups this project improved community well-being as well as the surrounding natural resources.
Regional Stories: Young People with Disability in Nursing Homes
Parenthood can be daunting, even with the best supports around you. Many parents know the value of having somewhere to go with your little one that’s supportive, friendly and welcoming, and where you can share your fears – and joys. That’s what Gunawirra’s Young Aboriginal Mothers’ Program provides for young Aboriginal mothers in inner Sydney.
Baptcare’s Sanctuary program provides safety, opportunity and a fair go for people seeking asylum, through the provision of supported accommodation, a foodbank, social programs, English language lessons and employment training.
Powerhouse Youth Theatre’s Tribunal is a piece of participatory theatre bringing together Indigenous elders, artists, activists, lawyers and people with lived experience of seeking asylum.
“There is now widespread acknowledgement in the Midnight Basketball network of tournaments and communities of the importance of undertaking this kind of work and the value the Sidney Myer Fund has brought to this strategic project.” Tess White, CEO Midnight Basketball.