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Geelong Cats visit Wathaurong

On Friday 24th February, as part of the Cats Community Camp, Cats players visited Wurdi Youang, Milla Milla Playgroup and the Co-op. Nakia Cockatoo, Darcy Lang, Josh Cowan, Quinton Narkle and Jamaine Jones hung out with the kids and learnt more about what we do.  They helped out with a […]

Deadly Dad – Jye Walker

I’m Jye Walker and my people are from Wemba Wemba country up near Swan Hill, although I have not known any of them until recently. I have grown up in the Wathaurong lands since I was 10 years old. I have 2 kids now, a 6 year old boy named […]

Deadly Dads – In Home Swimming Program

Term 4 of the In Home Support Swimming Program has been a great success. We would like to make a special mention to all of the deadly dads who have been getting involved. This term we have seen a rise in the number of dads getting in the water and […]

Reconciliation in the Park wins Community HART Award

Reconciliation in the Park was announced as winner of the Community HART Award for 2016 in the Community Organisation category. The Awards are supported by Reconciliation Victoria, Victorian Local Governance Association and Bank Australia, and aim to recognise councils and community organisations that are helping to achieve reconciliation between Aboriginal […]

Our Sorry Day Walk 2016

On Thursday 26 May we had our annual Sorry Day Walk around the Wathaurong Lake. As only our second year holding the Walk, the turn out was fantastic. Around 150 people, including kids from three local kindergartens, joined us in remembering our Stolen Generations and the ongoing effects of these and […]

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Deadly Dad: Chris Parker

I’m Chris Parker and I am a Wiradjuri man. My partners name is Samantha Parker and our beautiful son is Byron Parker, who is almost 4 years old. I never had my dad growing up, but I had some great Koori men in the community who were positive role models […]

Wathaurong Glass

Visit Wathaurong Glass & Arts to view our range  

Deadly Dad: Dean Hollander

I’m Dean Hollander I have been raised my whole life in Geelong. My partner is Claire McNamarra. We have two sons together, Josh who is 2.5 years old and Chace who is 4 months old. I love being involved in my sons lives, particularly as Josh is growing up, taking […]

Deadly Dad: Chris Warrior

I’m Chris Warrior and I am a Kokotha man from South Australia. My partner is Holly Charles who grew up in Geelong. Our son is Wilum Charles Ireland Warrior and he’s 11 months old. I didn’t grow up with my dad, so it was important for me to be a […]