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Australian Electoral Commission – encouraging and supporting Indigenous voters in language

Australian Electoral Commission – encouraging and supporting Indigenous voters in language For the 2019 Federal Election, the Australian Electoral Commission has developed a number of videos in 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. The videos aim to support and increase electoral participation in remote communities. In addition, these videos are a vehicle to celebrate and promote International Year of Indigenous Languages […]

Miriwoong Language Nest Internships at MDWg

Miriwoong Language Nest Internships at MDWg Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre (MDWg) is an Aboriginal organisation seeking to preserve and revitalise the Miriwoong language of the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Our language revitalisation initiatives include a wide range of activities, such as an early childhood program, language classes, resource development, and bilingual radio programs, to name […]

2018 Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards Finalist

2018 Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards Finalist Recently we were nominated and named a finalist for the Curtin University Teaching Excellence Award in the 2018 Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards. It is a great privilege to be nominated in these prestigious Awards alongside many other wonderful people and organisations from Western Australia. 

World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers’ Day

Celebrating Miriwoong Language Teachers Woorlab barrenkoo-woorri woothoo-woothoong Miriwoo-biny, wayini woorlab berrindawoon waniwoogeng. (Speak Miriwoong to children and then they will all keep on speaking.)

MDWg’s Vision and Values Refresh

MDWg’s Vision and Values Refresh

MDWg’s Vision and Values Refresh Earlier this year, the MDWg team began work on updating the organisation’s vision and values. We wanted these to reflect the current direction, purpose and goals of Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring. With the help of a number of secondees from the Jawun program, we have created a vision and values that we are proud to share.

MDWg NAIDOC Week Open Day & AIWA Launch

MDWg NAIDOC Week Open Day & AIWA Launch

MDWg NAIDOC Week Open Day & AIWA Launch A special NAIDOC event took place at MDWg on Tuesday, July 10. MDWg opened its doors for an Open Day, and combined this event with the launch of Aboriginal Interpreting Western Australia (AIWA, formerly Kimberley Interpreting Service).