COMMUNITY PROGRAM NEWS
FIRST HAND SOLUTIONS PROGRAMS
Back to Bush
The Back to Bush project is a cultural re-engagement program for Aboriginal males in statutory care aged between 9 and 14. The aim is to deliver a program that will engage and support young Aboriginal males through culture and mentoring.
First Hand Social Enterprise
First Hand Solutions Ltd has set up a social enterprise -The Blak markets which provides training, employment and economic development opportunities for Aboriginal people in the La Perouse area and across Sydney.
Seeds to Success
The Seeds to Success Bush Tucker Project is an Indigenous Leadership and public speaking program that involves aboriginal students attending school working with Aboriginal role models and community elders to develop leadership and public speaking skills.
Our cultural camps aim to reconnect Aboriginal people to traditional Aboriginal culture through quality activities and positive Aboriginal role models
Catch N Cook Fishing
Catch N Cook aims to use the positive and enjoyable hands-on fun experience of fishing as a means of engaging Indigenous Youth in learning about all aspects of the fishing game.
Greenroom Grommet Surfing
This project will show young people that surfing can be a very relaxing and fun sport where you can meet and socialize with your friends while experiencing the joy and thrills of riding waves.
Bush Tucker Cooking
This program gives participants the opportunity to make several different bush tucker dishes which may include wattle seed scones with rosella jam, kangaroo and vegetable kebabs with bush tomato salsa, kangaroo mince kebabs and lemon myrtle fish.
Traditional Artefact Making
The making of artefacts is a skill being revived from the knowledge of elders and studies of artefacts in Museums both in Australia and abroad.