Posts for "mental health" tag


NPY Women’s Council meditation app

In this week’s Anangu Lands Paper Tracker radio interview, we hear about a new app that has been developed by the NPY Women’s Council – the Uti Kulintjaku mindfulness and meditation app. The app has... read on

InComPro Cultural Services

In this week’s interview, we find out about an organisation called InComPro. InComPro was established in 2010 to provide culturally appropriate services to organisations and communities in South Australia. The founding members of the organisation... read on

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

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