Wilurarra Guests

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Jo Wood, Helen Board, David Pedlar, Fred Chaney, Des Cavenagh visit Wilurarra

Special guests to the Wilurarra studio, from left: Des Cavenagh (FAHCSIA), Helen Board (FAHCSIA), Jo Wood (DEEWR), David Pedlar (FAHCSIA), Fred Chaney (Desert Knowledge, Reconciliation Australia), Ben Fox (Wilurarra), Kate Fielding (Shire of NG). Photo - thanks to Charlie Staples. Image below, Fred Chaney, Jo Wood and Helen Board pose with their quilt panels and books.

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Country Arts WA, Sand Tracks team visit

Image from left, Phillipa Maughan (Country Arts), Tony Shaw (Indigenous Services Australia), Mark Smerdon (Country Arts). Kate Fielding (Shire of NG) and Ben Fox. Phillipa Maughan from Country Arts WA and the Sand Tracks 2010 team visited Wilurarra to prepare for the upcoming music tour. Wilurarra Creative and The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku are hosting the show on the 22nd of Septemberin Warburton Park.    

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Kate Fielding, Shire of NG Community Development Coordinator

Ms Fielding is the Community Development Coordinator for the Shire of Ngaanyatjarra. Kate and the community development team do a huge amount of hard work to keep the centre running smoothly and to develop successful programs like the salon, and the communications day where people learn blogging, illustration and comic illustration..

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Visit by His Excellency Dr Ken Michael AC Governor of Western Australia

Ben Fox, His Excellency, Delvina Lawson, Kate Fielding and Preston Thomas pose for the camera. His Excellency is holding a steel Wirra, a traditional tool for digging and transporting in a modern material. The visit by His Excellency Dr Ken Michael AC Governor of Western Australia to the Wilurarra Creative Centre with Robert Hicks, CEO Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission, Dave Gilmour, Aide-de camp to His Excellency and Shire Councillor Preston Thomas, was a big success. His Excellency painted a picture for [...]

Lucy Brown

Lucy Brown, Vice President of redheadevents has been doing great work with Wilurarra Creative over the past few months as a producer for our up-coming publication with DCA, and with salon logistics. With help from her Good friend Teresa Wilurarra has been an exciting place to be Lucy and Teresa have helped thursday become Kunga (ladies) only days in the studio and Bush trips for the guys Congratulations Lucy, on your exciting new job at Kulcha in Fremantle.    

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Neil Gordon, Senior Sergeant supports Wilurarra’s effective program

Snr Sergeant Gordon states "I have noticed that there are specific youth at risk and repeat offenders that have gone from offending, into the Wilurarra Creative Youth Diversion program and whose offending has been greatly reduced. These young people are now positive and active members of the community." Neil has started a new posting in the Kimberly,  and his work is missed around  Warburton community. Thanks Neil!