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Indigenous Youth Art & Cultural Skateboard Workshop

Updated: Mar 15

This project is funded through the NSW Government, Department of Regional NSW $6145 - a collaboration between Koori Colours Art Gallery, Well Education and Tomaree Neighbourhood Centre.

The Free Four Week Youth Art & Cultural Workshop is facilitated by talented Worimi artist Jason Russell (artwork pictured above), and will be held on May 19th - June 29th at Tanilba Bay.

The program provides a free and culturally safe activity for youth, in Tanilba bay - a socially isolated area.

The aim of the program, is to provide a culturally safe environment, to connect with culture through the provision of art and story. Participants of the workshop will be guided by Worimi artist Jason Russell to create their own stories on a skateboard & Helmet.

The Program has a second component - a Well-being and Resilience Yarn with Laura Collinson from Well Education. Laura is a highly experienced primary school teacher with focused expertise in the area of social and emotional learning.

Thank you to the NSW Government for funding this vital community program, through, the Department of Regional NSW. The funding received from NSW Government, is for the provision of four youth cultural workshops.

Booking are essential, to register please phone the Neighbourhood Centre on 4984 6220 or email

If you would like to make a donation to the Neighbourhood Centre, to help fund this vital cultural program in the future, please follow the link

In accordance with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations, Tomaree Neighbourhood Centre is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and human rights of children. Through our work and programs we strive to create environments where all children can feel, and be, safe and welcomed and where their participation is valued.

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