- Thursday 13 April 2017
- Written by Baydon Widdicombe
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative invites Indigenous youth from across the region to attend a free BBQ on Thursday, October 27, and have their say in future youth-focused activities.
The BBQ is the first major step in setting up a new regular Koori Youth Group in Bendigo, aimed at 12 to 18-year-olds.
BDAC’s involvement in the Section 18 Rural Pilot Program aimed at improving outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal children is another step along the road to self-determination...
Sports Focus is one of the sponsors of our 2016 Murrun Dhelk Football Netball Carnival, promoting the message that drinking water is the best choice for performance and recovery.
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative took part in the recent release of the landmark Taskforce 1000 report into Koori children in Victoria’s child protection system.
Women from across the region are invited to sit down and be pampered at the Paint It Pink women’s health awareness day in Bendigo on October 21.
Hairstyles, make-up, manicures and waxing will be on the menu, along with a two-course meal, at the free event hosted by the Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative.
Doctor Gary Bourke returns to the BDAC medical clinic after a period of extended leave.
BDAC is excited to announce that a new full-time GP will commence on 3 January 2017.
Dr Thileepan Naren comes to BDAC with 10 years' medical and surgical experience, including a Diploma in Child Health and a Masters in Public Health. Dr Naren specialises in family, paediatric and emergency health.
This is a major miletone for BDAC. A full-time GP will benefit our community in many ways by providing a consistent level of individual care, working proactively with those with major health needs, and helping to close the gap for our people.
Four teenagers from Bendigo are about to head to the Northern Territory on the trip of a lifetime as part of a pilot scheme aimed at developing indigenous leaders of the future.
A free financial counselling service will soon be available at BDAC.
The fortnightly service will commence on Friday 19 August at our Forest Street office.
It will provide assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties, including:
The service will be available fortnightly on Fridays from 11am–1pm. No bookings are necessary.
Download a flyer for more information.