The City hosts regular activities, events and programs for Aboriginal people in Cockburn. These include annual events such as NAIDOC and Reconciliation Week as well as regular programs such as the Kwobarup Social Club and the My Time, Our Time group.
Reconciliation Week - We're all in this together
27 May-3 June 2020
This is a time for reflection and a time to come together. It's the ongoing journey that reminds us that while generations of Australians have fought hard for change, future gains are likely to take just as much effort.
The City has no events scheduled due to COVID-19 but you can still get involved in any of the following ways:
For more ways to get involved, follow Reconciliation Australia on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
The City hosts annual NAIDOC and Reconciliation Week programs. For a full list of activities during these weeks, please visit the Events Calendar.
Kwobarup Social Club
The Kwobarup Social Club opens in a new window is for seniors and people with disability, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. The Club provides transport and meals and gives people a chance to get out of the house, create and maintain friendships, pursue hobbies and interests, exercise and be involved in their community.
My time: Me time
My Time, Me Time is a support group for Aboriginal parents and grandparents. The group shares experiences and learning about family connection over food and friendships. The group meets each Tuesday during school terms from 12pm to 2pm at the Coolbellup Community Hub at 90 Cordelia Avenue in Coolbellup.The session includes free child care.
My Time, Me Time is an Australian Government initiative, which is organised by the Parenting Research Centre and locally coordinated and supported by Ngala Community Services.
Nyit Djinda Aboriginal Playgroup
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The Aboriginal Health Team welcomes parents and carers with children aged 0-4 years to attend our Niny Djinda playgroup at Coolbellup Community Hub every Tuesday during school terms, 9.45-11.45am. Come and have a cuppa, meet new families and help your little ones learn through play. Includes indoor and outdoor play, craft activities, storytime, playdough and includes child health and development advice. Transport can be provided on request. Call 6332 0100 for more information.
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For more information on activities, events and programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, please contact the City’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer on 08 9411 3444 or at email@example.com. Please see the City’s Events Calendar for a full list of events in Cockburn.