Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) will not support Walgett Social and Emotional Wellbeing projects that have been developed by external agencies without DEG.
DEG's Speaker Clem Dodd, Secretary Virginia Robinson and Project Manager Wendy Spencer travelled to Sydney to attend the NSW Law and Justice Foundation's NSW Justice Awards dinner
Dharriwaa Elders Group ("DEG") sent urgent appeals 17 August 2017 to the NSW Premier and NSW Minister for the Environment to defer the new land clearing laws,
DEG Elders started receiving phone calls in the morning of 2 December 2016 from excited Elders who had heard news reports of a NSW Government response to the need for reparations for NSW Stolen Generations.
The Dharriwaa Elders Group Annual Report for 2015-2016 was presented to members and endorsed at the December 2016 AGM.
Joffre Balce led a workshop to brainstorm economic development initiatives for Walgett 21 July 2015.
Dharriwaa Elders Group invited Joffre Balce to help workshop participants think in different ways about relieving poverty in Walgett, now that costs and unemployment are rising, and there is talk of the current Coalition government introducing a welfare card. Joffre Balce is the Assistant Secretary of the Association for Good Government, a 114 year old economics education foundation dedicated to enabling ordinary people to understand political economy and promoting the importance of integrating economic rights with political and human rights. Questions considered included - How can we live richer? Can we reduce the cost of living in Walgett? What other sources of wealth can we tap? Stay tuned to news from the Dharriwaa Elders Group think tank as we THINK BIG in the face of increased hardships.