Yuwaya Ngarrali - the partnership between DEG and the UNSW, recruited three members of a new Youth Team in 2020. We worked together - led by Peta MacGillivray, to build a holistic, community-led model
In June 2018, after extensive follow up talks building on the momentum from the Youth Justice Forum held in March 2018, the Yuwaya Ngarrali partnership between DEG and UNSW
In March 2018, Yuwaya Ngarra-li hosted a Youth Justice Forum at Walgett High School. The aims of the Forum were to:
- Present data, evidence and information about what is known about young Aboriginal people in Walgett and the justice system.
- Gather community members (young people. families, Elders) and all the critical services, organisations, and Walgett stakeholders (Police, legal and justice agencies, Walgett high school) together to discuss the needs of Aboriginal young people at risk of entering or who are already in the justice system and possible responses.
- Facilitate a public forum that is action oriented and focused on positive, evidence-based solutions