Locally-driven Aboriginal children’s dental health project a win for all

Did you know that applying fluoride varnish to children’s teeth can reduce the risk of tooth decay by around 40%? That’s why the Loddon Mallee Aboriginal Reference Group (LMARG) is thrilled with the outcome of years of advocacy and lead work on the amendment to Drugs Poisons and Controlled Substances Regulations 2017, which means that trained Aboriginal Health Practitioners can now apply fluoride varnish on children’s teeth between the ages of 3-17 at Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation Read more

2023 Referendum – Ensuring safety of our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community

You have the power to ensure racial violence under the guise of political and social debate is not tolerated. A joint statement from: Dallas Widdicombe - Dharug - Bendigo District Aboriginal Cooperative CEO Rodney Carter - Dja Dja Wurrung and Yorta Yorta - Dja Dja Wurrung Group CEO Narlinga Morgan – Yorta Yorta – Co-Chair Bendigo NAIDOC Week Committee Nicola Perry – Ngarrindjeri – Co-Chair Reconciliation Committee Read more

Job support available

BDAC is partnering with CVGT and Westvic Staffing Solutions to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers. We're here to support you on your employment with assistance with resumes and being job ready as well as linking you to apprenticeships and traineeships with the employment service providers. Read more

2022 LMARG Art Competition

If you’re an artist or an aspiring artist in the Loddon Mallee region, check this out! You could create the image that reflects our collective vision: “Our lives, our future, our solutions”. We’re looking for an artwork that translates our aspirations to imagery and there’s $4,000 on offer for the winning submission. It’s open to all artists who live in our region, and entries close on December 9. Read more

NAIDOC Week Celebrations

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! Join in this year's NAIDOC Week Celebrations celebrating the amazing achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Read more

21st Anniversary Gall Ball - images

Oh what a night! Our 21st Anniversary Ball was a spectacular event - check out the photos from our fabulous night! Read more

21st Anniversary Gala Ball

BDAC celebrates 21 years of great community outcomes Read more

2020 - 2021 Annual Report

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BDAC Strategic Plan 2021 - 2024

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Information on COVID-19

information regarding COVID 19 (coronavirus) Read more