Dharriwaa Elders Group is alarmed about the impacts on Walgett's wellbeing from the mismanagement of water in the Murray Darling Basin.
DEG's Secretary Virginia Robinson signed the organisation's brief submission to the Dept of Agriculture's invitation to comment on the Draft Great Artesian Basin Strategic Management Plan
UNSW Engineering visited Walgett in September, through Dharriwaa Elders Group's Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership with UNSW. Before they arrived, Dharriwaa Elders Group had prioritised
Acclaimed artist Reko Rennie returned to Walgett October 2018 to develop a new project for Dharriwaa Elders Group. DEG was pleased to facilitate some reunions with his Walgett mob
Dharriwaa Elders Group invited Walgett's ACCOs (Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations) to meet the newly arrived Acting General Manager of Walgett Shire Council,
Joffre Balce led a workshop to brainstorm economic development initiatives for Walgett 21 July 2015.
Dharriwaa Elders Group invited Joffre Balce to help workshop participants think in different ways about relieving poverty in Walgett, now that costs and unemployment are rising, and there is talk of the current Coalition government introducing a welfare card. Joffre Balce is the Assistant Secretary of the Association for Good Government, a 114 year old economics education foundation dedicated to enabling ordinary people to understand political economy and promoting the importance of integrating economic rights with political and human rights. Questions considered included - How can we live richer? Can we reduce the cost of living in Walgett? What other sources of wealth can we tap? Stay tuned to news from the Dharriwaa Elders Group think tank as we THINK BIG in the face of increased hardships.