Ed­u­ca­tion win

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - News -

Three Wim­mera projects will share in fund­ing of $28,000 to raise aware­ness of fam­ily vi­o­lence in Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties.

Mem­ber for West­ern Vic­to­ria Jaala Pul­ford said the In­dige­nous Fam­ily Vi­o­lence Re­gional Ac­tion Group iden­ti­fied the projects as pri­or­ity ar­eas for fund­ing in their com­mu­nity.

Hor­sham Wim­mera LAECG has won $16,181 for a Koori Youth Fo­rum.

It will en­cour­age ed­u­ca­tion groups and stu­dents from across the re­gion to take a more lead­ing role in de­vel­op­ing their own strate­gies to­ward cul­tural safety, ed­u­ca­tion aware­ness, pre­ven­tion and heal­ing.

A $7561 grant will help Goolum Goolum Abo­rig­i­nal Co-op­er­a­tive host a Hands To­gether Cul­tural Camp to pro­vide a clear align­ment to­ward the in­dige­nous fam­ily vi­o­lence 10-year plan.

Wurega Abo­rig­i­nal Cor­po­ra­tion will use a $4264 grant to­wards a Wim­mera Women’s Weav­ing Group pro­ject to pro­vide a cul­tur­ally safe en­vi­ron­ment where women and girls can at­tend.

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