Ngaardi women and Red Cross unite to offer Wallaga holiday program

The Ngaardi women’s group and Red Cross have again united to offer some fun activities for the Indigenous youth of Wallaga Lake Koori Village and Narooma.

Youth worker at the Narooma branch of the Red Cross, Ally McQueen said the two-day program included a family fun day at the Koori village community hall on Tuesday, including music and games.

Then on Thursday, the kids were bussed into Narooma to see Cars 3 at the Narooma Kinema and then have a play and sausage sizzle lunch at Rotary Park, prepared by Katungal Aboriginal medical service and local PCYC branch.

These holidays there have been about 25 kids involved, mostly from Wallaga Lake but also Narooma.

The Ngaardi women’s group and the Red Cross continue to offer the Wallaga Lake study centre during the school year, where local the local Koori kids can come and do their homework and get other support.

The study centre operates Mondays and Tuesdays from 4pm to 6pm.

Ms McQueen said the study centre and Ngaardi women were always looking for more helpers and support. Contacted her through the Narooma Red Cross office at 0466 440 675.

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