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Posted on 21 March 2019

International Women's Day 2019

International Women's Day 2019

It was an absolutely successful day on the 8th March, International Womens day at ARDS/ Yolngu Radio. Over 30 women attended the event from Miwatj Health Workers, to Anglicare to the General Manager of Rio Tinto, and to the women community members of Nhulunbuy. Led by ARDS Project Manager Ali Azzopardi,…

Posted on 08 March 2019

Eunice hitting high notes

Eunice hitting high notes

Eunice hitting the high notesIt’s no surprise that Eunice Djerrkngu Marika has a wonderful singing voice; she’s a member of one of Australia’s most renowned musical families.Eunice, a Yolngu woman and senior elder of the Gumatj people from Yirrkala in northeast Arnhem Land, is Dr G. Yunupingu’s grandmother…

Posted on 21 December 2018

Harmony for Health

Harmony for Health

In October this year, ARDS with help from the Northern Territory Primary Health Network (PHN) began a pilot project – Harmony For the Health.Harmony For Health ran for 10 weeks at the Bagot Community Centre. The project was aimed at the Aboriginal Long-grasser community; specifically those who are affected…

Posted on 21 December 2018

Engagement with Water Stressed Communities

Engagement with Water Stressed Communities

ARDS continued to engage with Milingimbi, Amanbidji and Ngukurr communities about water in 2018. All three communities are water stressed. ARDS has been working with residents and other stakeholders, on behalf of Power and Water Corporation, to provide information about the groundwater situation, and…

Posted on 21 December 2018

ARDS wins big at national media awards

ARDS wins big at national media awards

ARDS has won a major prize at the inaugural First Nations Media Awards held in Sydney recently.The ARDS produced and directed Ŋambi won best short documentary, beating entries from much larger media organisations like the ABC. Ŋambi (“flint” in the Wagilak language of southern Arnhem Land) is a valuable…

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