Warning: Images of deceased persons may appear. Yuwaalaraay / Gamilaraay pronunciation guide.

Covid is now in Walgett. We thank everyone for their concern and direct people to our statement: DEG statement 8 September 2021 - Minister Brad Hazzard visit to Walgett.
Dharriwaa Elders Group is RECRUITING. Apply now! Two great jobs: Male Youth Co-ordinator Project Officer
Walgett’s Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations (“ACCOs”) call for the Commonwealth to establish a National Food and Nutrition Strategy - full media statement
Dharriwaa Elders Group sent a strong letter to Walgett Shire Council today urging it to reject again, Coal Seam Gas mining and exploration. An excerpt: On behalf of the Board of Directors
This week Dharriwaa Elders Group made a call to action re the Walgett high school that it had been working on most of February 2021.
The NSW Government cannot say they have not been advised of solutions to the crisis brought upon the rivers in the Walgett area.
Tuesday 28 July 2020, Walgett Shire Council was considering the letter DEG had sent to it in October 2019, asking it to exclude all coal seam gas activities from the LGA.
A rare gumbulgaban - (Ardeotis australis Australian Bustard) was spotted at Dharriwaa (Narran Lakes) in October. This may be the same individual we saw 2 weeks ago
DEG holds an ex-officio position on the management committee of the Lightning Ridge Area Opal Mining Reserve. We are working to ensure that the Aboriginal cultural
Dharriwaa Elders Group recognised the dangers of Covid19 early 2020, and by March were producing community education

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  • We have to act

    This week Dharriwaa Elders Group made a call to action re the Walgett high school that it had been working on most of February 2021.

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  • Food & Water 4 Life

    An overiew of the Dharriwaa Elders Group Food and Water 4 Life project that is being undertaken with Walgett Aboriginal Medical Service and UNSW through our Yuwaya Ngarrali partnership
  • Community Development

    We wrote this article to explain why Dharriwaa Elders Group partnered with UNSW and what our aims are in the Yuwaya Ngarrali partnership. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15575330.2021.1923044?journalCode=rcod20