Yuwaya Ngarra-li – ‘Vision’.CLD Centre Align

"The Dharriwaa Elders will lead a collaboration with UNSW and other supporters to grow our individual and community strengths and assets. We aim to restore a robust belonging to thriving families, community and country, while making our place in the nation and sharing our learning with other communities". Dharriwaa Elders Group, Walgett.

The purpose of Yuwaya Ngarra-li is for the Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) and UNSW to work in partnership to improve the wellbeing, social, built and physical environment and life pathways of Aboriginal people in Walgett through collaborating on evidence-based programs, research projects and capacity building, and to evaluate this model of CommUNIty-Led Development as a way of working with other Aboriginal communities.

Yuwaya Ngarra-li is an initiative that will promote two-way learning between Walgett's Dharriwaa Elders Group and a range of UNSW faculties, with long term academic leadership by ASsoc. Professor Ruth McCausland and keenly supported by the Vice-Chancellor

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

NSW Govt's James McTavish and Ahsley Albury meeting with WAMS and DEG March 2019
Food and Water Statements from WAMS, DEG 12/8/19. DEG and WAMS are pleased to provide updates on progress we have made regarding improving the quality of Walgett's drinking water, and our work towards improving Walgett's future food security. Statements: Issues paper from WAMS to NACCHO prepared by WAMS, DEG and Yuwaya Ngarra-li partners 16 September 2019; Statement regarding Walgett's drinking water 12/8/19 and Statement regarding Walgett's food security 12/8/19

Our services await confirmation of the commitment made by Deputy Premier Barilaro to ABC's Rachel Carbonell in July regarding Walgett's reverse osmosis solution for the town's drinking water.