Projects of the Group aim to support Aboriginal Elders to resume leadership roles in the community, keeping active and healthy; promote local Aboriginal cultural knowledge and identity; and develop the Walgett Aboriginal community.
Dharriwaa Elders Group is a proud and active member of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Arts Association.
Current Financial Supporters
The Elders' social support and associated transport activities of the DEG are supported by the Commonwealth of Australia through the Department of Health Commonwealth Home Support Programme. Legal services are gratefully received from Gilbert + Tobin and NSW Environmental Defenders Office. The Dharriwaa Elders Group gratefully acknowledges the support of ProUAV, Indigenous Community Volunteers and donors.
DEG and the University of NSW seek financial support together from philanthropic and government sectors, for a range of projects undertaken by the partnership of Yuwaya Ngarra-li
The Dharriwaa Elders Group relies heavily on volunteers and goodwill.