Cyclone Lam Recovery Concert – Elcho Island

Cyclone Lam Recovery Concert – Elcho Island

The Foundation’s next project is the Recovery Concert in Gurrumul’s hometown of Galiwin’ku. Cyclones Lam and Nathan caused massive destruction earlier this year. Almost 300 people became homeless. People have recently moved from 4 months living in tents to demountable...
Remote Young Women’s Program 2015

Remote Young Women’s Program 2015

Gurrumul Yunupingu Foundation has been working in partnership with Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation in the Katherine region with young women from remote communities. The Program, funded by the Westpac Foundation and the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation...
Barunga Festival

Barunga Festival

The Barunga Festival is a celebration of remote Indigenous community life, held annually on the Queen’s birthday long weekend June in the small community of Barunga. Running annually since 1985, the festival has earned its place as one of the most important Indigenous...
Galiwin’ku Healthy Lifestyle Festival

Galiwin’ku Healthy Lifestyle Festival

The Galiwin’ku Healthy Lifestyle Festival started in 1998 and was managed by the Ngalkanbuy Health Clinic. The festival, in September each year, is unique in the NT because of both its isolation and commitment by the community to plan and run it themselves and to...
The Barunga Festival Circus Project 2014

The Barunga Festival Circus Project 2014

Program Snapshot The strong interest in circus training for young people from the Barunga area, and the benefits of the many skills, health improvement and related disciplines that flow from it led to the formation of a partnership between the Gurrumul Foundation and...