Posts for "mental health" tag


Bikes Palya! Bikes are great!

In this week’s interveiw, we find out about a great project called, ‘Bikes Palya’ – meaning, ‘Bikes are great’! Bikes Palya is a program for young people and communities across the APY Lands. It includes... read on

Kelly Vincent on Cashless Card, Disability Pension and NDIS

This week’s interview focuses on a number of inter-linked issues. We talk about the Cashless Debit Card that is being trialled in communities around the Ceduna area and in the communities of Kununurra and Wyndham... read on

Uti Kulintjaku – words to express feelings

This week’s Paper Tracker Radio interview is with two women who are involved in the Uti Kulintjaku Project of the NPY Women’s Council – Renee Kulitja and Angela Lynch. For the past two years, a... read on

Sarah Brown talks about community-based dialysis

This week’s Paper Tracker interview is with Sarah Brown the Chief Executive Officer of Western Desert Dialysis Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku, also known as ‘The Purple House’ in Alice Springs. Sarah talks about how Western Desert... read on

Reinstatement of drug and alcohol services funding

ANOTHER FUNDING EXTENSION! Having previously been informed that their funding was being cut, alcohol and drug treatment organisations which receive funding from the Australian Government have had their funding extended until 30 June 2016. Here is... read on

NPY Women’s Council on NDIS

This radio interview focuses on the roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme or NDIS. In order to coordinate the work of the NDIS across the APY Lands, the NPY Women’s Council was contracted by... read on

Sandra Marty and Tania Pompey on Family Wellbeing

In this interview, the focus is on the Mimili Family wellbeing Centre. We hear from the the Coordinator of the Centre, Sandra Marty, and the HACC coordinator, Tania Pompey. There is also a closing comment... read on

Jacky Costanzo on DCSI Youth Programs

This week’s Paper Tracker radio interview focuses on what’s available for young people on the APY Lands. The interview is with Jacky Costanzo, the Manager of Aboriginal Policy and Projects in the Department for Communities... read on

Heather Eglinton – Indulkana Youth Shed

In this Paper Tracker Radio Show we find out about the Youth Programs and Services that are provided by Uniting Care Wesley Country SA on the APY Lands, and more specifically, in Indulkana community. The... read on

Interview with Jeremy Gaynor

In this interview, which was recorded on 14 January 2014, the Paper Tracker talks with Jeremy Gaynor, Country Health SA’s Manager of the Amata Family Wellbeing Centre. Jeremy talks about how the previous Amata Substance... read on

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