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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Oct 30 2019
The Wunan Financial Hub received an award at the Financial Counselling Australia Western Australia (FCAWA) Conference Dinner held on October 22nd in Perth. Tanya Hill, our Financial Hub Program Manager, along with financial counsellor Tevita Naroba and financial capability worker Lawrence Hagan attended the event to represent Wunan Foundation at the conference. Simone McGucrk, Minister for Community Services, Children’s Interest and Women’s Interest presented the award which recognised the Big Super Day Out event held earlier this year in July. The Big Super Day Out event was co-hosted by First Nation Foundation (FNF) and managed to find the highest ever recorded amount of reclaimed superannuation of $2.57 million, for Indigenous people in the Kimberley region in one day. ‘It’s great to be recognised for the work we’ve done’, said Tanya Hill, Manager of Wunan Financial Wellbeing & Housing Services, ‘we would like to thank First Nation Foundation for partnering with […]   Read More.
Feb 2 2015
WARNAYARRA- THE RAINBOW SNAKE. FEBRUARY 2015Find out what’s happening at Ningkuwum-Ngamayuwu (Halls Creek Children & Family Centre) READ BELOW: NINGKUWUM-NGAMAYUWU Newsletter- February 2015 – PART A NINGKUWUM-NGAMAYUWU Newsletter- February 2015 – PART B For a compact version of the newsletter please call us on (08) 9168 3881 or email: admin@wunan.org.au           Read More.
Dec 19 2014
HCCFC ChristmasFind out what’s happening at Ningkuwum-Ngamayuwu (Halls Creek Children & Family Centre) READ BELOW: Ningkuwum-Ngamayuwu Newsletter- January 2015. PART A Ningkuwum-Ngamayuwu Newsletter – January 2015. PART B         Read More.
Topic: Education
Dec 15 2014
LOGOSWould you like to spend more time with your child learning and having fun? Interested in having your child start school confidently, and wanting to connect with other local families? Then HIPPY might be the program FOR YOU!! We are currently taking new enrolments for 2015 and have 25 new places to fill. Your child needs to be 4 years old and starting Kindergarten in 2015. To find out more about HIPPY contact the Kununurra  HIPPY  Coordinator, Liz Cox,  on: Mobile: 0456783859 Landline: (08) 9168 2839 Email: Elizabeth.Cox@wunan.org.au Or drop in for a visit to: Lot 706  Pindan Avenue— (Old Community Kindergarten with the yellow shade sails) The Brotherhood of St Laurence is licensed to operate HIPPY in Australia   HIPPY East Kimberley is funded by the  Australian Government Department of Education through the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters.   Read More.
Topic: Education
Nov 3 2014
Kununurra Medical Health Assessments  As part of Kununurra Medical’s holistic approach to health care, we encourage early detection, diagnosis and intervention for common and treatable conditions that cause considerable morbidity and early mortality. See the team at Kununurra Medical who can offer the following Health Assessments: Healthy Kids Check (for children who have or are receiving their 4yr old immunisation) Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Checks Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessments (for 40-49yr olds) Health Assessments for those at risk of developing a chronic disease  (for 45-49 yr olds) Health Assessments for older people (aged 75 yrs and over) Health Assessments for people with an intellectual disability   *All health assessments are bulk billed with Medicare* To book an appointment simply call 9168 1001 Download Flyer here: Kununurra Medical_Health Assessments Kununurra Medical Centre, Coolibah Health Centre, 96 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra WA 6743   Read More.
Nov 3 2014
Wunan’s involvement with the Kimberley Regional Children’s Services Plan has identified the 2014 Review of the National Quality Agenda. For interested parties the secondary consultation process for the Review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care (2014 Review) will be commencing shortly. Proposed options for changes to the National Quality Framework, will be considered as part of this secondary consultation process. Information sessions will be held in all states and territories, presented by the Australian Government in partnership with state and territory governments. Perth – Monday 24 November 2014 Bunbury – Tuesday 25 November 2014 Port Hedland – Wednesday 26 November 2014 Kalgoorlie – Thursday 27 November 2014   Follow the below link to book now: http://www.netoosh.org.au/noshsa/resources_events.htm#wa     Read More.