Category: News

Lot’s to be learnt over a cup of tea at KSGAC

Sam Lovell is a Kimberley First Generation KSGAC member renowned for his work in the Kimberley Cattle Industry and Aboriginal tourism. Sam’s contribution to tourism has awarded him the Sir David Brand Tourism Award in 1988 and the Commonwealth Recognition Award for Senior Australians in 2000. Sam and his wife have an award named after …

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February 2020 Link-up Regional Visits.

Link- Up staff members will be visiting your town/community to assist with Stolen Generation information, applications and sign up. Many Aboriginal people from your region have suffered from past government policies that separated children from their families. Link-Up can help bring together affected family members through our family history tracing services. If you would like …

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KSGAC Blue Knot Day Activities

Blue Knot Day-October 28. The Kimberley Stolen Generation Aboriginal Corporation recognised Blue Knot Day through Healing Art activities with members and friends. The annual Blue Knot Day falls on October 28 to acknowledge and raise awareness for adult survivors of child trauma and abuse and encourages those effected to gain support. On the day the …

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Broome Mental Health Day event a success

In October, Broome 100 people came together for the Mental Health Day community event held at Centacare. An enjoyable Breakfast, BBQ and a host of other activities occurred in a joint effort to promote mental health. The event organised by the Broome Mental Health Advisory Committee took a month of planning through a host of …

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Suicide Prevention walk a success

On World Suicide Prevention Day September 10 more than 200 people joined in “Start the Talk and Take the Walk against Suicide” in Broome. A successful KAMS initiative drew many services and community members together. KSGAC threw its’ support behind the walk and helped with transportation.

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Nationwide Link-Up Services

Link-Up services-Information Courtesy of AIATSIS Link-Up services are geographically based. Contact the Link-Up in the state or territory where you currently live. Even if you or your ancestors lived and were removed from family in another location, your local Link-Up will be able to assist you. Australian Capital Territory There is no Link-Up in the …

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R U OK?

This week as part of the National R U OK? suicide prevention campaign KSGAC staff will wear yellow bandanas and wristbands. If you’re visiting the KSGAC there are posters too reflecting the importance of checking in with others by simply asking R U OK? The Official R U OK Day? is September 12. KSGAC recognises …

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