Woorabinda Healing Camp Reunion
Locating Elders in QLD who were children in the Dormitories at Woorabinda
“The past has brought us here today, let’s heal together”
Bidgerdii Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service-Social & Emotional Well-Being Program would like to invite and hear from Elders who were children in the Dormitories at Woorabinda to be part of Woorabinda Healing Camp Reunion.
Purpose of the Healing Camp:
The purpose of this Project is to achieve the following:
Healing Camp for the Elders who were forcibly removed from their families and their communities and brought to Woorabinda to live in the Dormitories.
Elders to reunite with each other in a safe and supportive environment.
Elders to talk about the old days and to share their feelings and emotions around being in Woorabinda during this time-period.
Hold a series of activities that include emotional and spiritual awareness.
Reflecting and Remembering the Elders that have now passed away and to celebrate each other’s lives and achievements.
For further information about this project, please contact Leslie Purcell (SEWB Counsellor) phone: 07-49304600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
“Bringing Them Home”