Yuwaya Ngarra-li – ‘Vision’.
"The Dharriwaa Elders will lead a collaboration with UNSW and other supporters to grow our individual and community strengths and assets. We aim to restore a robust belonging to thriving families, community and country, while making our place in the nation and sharing our learning with other communities". Dharriwaa Elders Group, Walgett.
The purpose of Yuwaya Ngarra-li is for the Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) and UNSW to work in partnership to improve the wellbeing, social, built and physical environment and life pathways of Aboriginal people in Walgett through collaborating on evidence-based programs, research projects and capacity building, and to evaluate this model of CommUNIty-Led Development as a way of working with other Aboriginal communities.
Yuwaya Ngarra-li is an initiative that will promote two-way learning between Walgett's Dharriwaa Elders Group and a range of UNSW faculties, with long term academic leadership by Professor Eileen Baldry and keenly supported by Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs
The Food & Water for Life Program Working Grp met 18 Feb 2020 to determine its Terms of Reference, & get cracking on 24 actions.
The Pool Day held in Walgett 30 November 2019 had many purposes.
The Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership between Walgett's Dharriwaa Elders Group and the UNSW has a governance structure and process that is led by the Elders Council of the Dharriwaa Elders Group in Walgett.
Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service & Walgett Shire Council is being supported by YN to improve public access throughout Walgett to chilled high quality drinking water.