Category: News

Korin Gamadji Institute celebrate program alumni

Korin Gamadji Institute celebrate program alumni

The Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) celebrated its journey and program alumni of the past seven years with the KGI Awards and End of Year celebration in the Maurice Rioli Room at the Swinburne Centre, Punt Road Oval on Thursday afternoon.

Getting REAL about leadership, education and career

Getting REAL about leadership, education and career

Published on indigenous.gov.au Stepping out of your comfort zone requires courage and the support of others. And that’s how it was for Ali Charles, a young Indigenous woman from Berwick, Victoria. Ali and her fellow participants attended the Richmond Emerging Aboriginal Leadership (REAL) program in […]

Laguntas Sisters prepare for state carnival

Laguntas Sisters prepare for state carnival

This year’s Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) Lagunta Sisters are excited to participate in next week’s state wide Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Association (VACSAL) Football Netball Carnival in Echuca after participating in a two-day netball and leadership program in partnership with Netball Victoria.

Inaugural REAL Empowered Program graduates

Inaugural REAL Empowered Program graduates

The Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) recently celebrated its first graduate class of the inaugural REAL Empowered Program, delivered in partnership with A.G Coombs. A group of 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Year 11 and 12 committed three weekends over three months at […]

Laguntas star against Jim Stynes Academy

Laguntas star against Jim Stynes Academy

Now in its sixth year, the Laguntas program continues to provide a platform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with an alternate AFL talent pathway. The Laguntas hosted the Jim Stynes Academy at the Swinburne Centre on Sunday, August 12 and secured a strong 40-point victory.

KGI REAL Change: REAL Program Music Project to promote health messages

KGI REAL Change: REAL Program Music Project to promote health messages

The Korin Gamadji Institite (KGI) REAL program participants collaborated with Indigenous Hip Hop Projects and Hepatitis Victoria to create an exciting and powerful health promotion music video, titled ‘REAL Change’. The song promotes the message of finding inner-strength, being proud of culture and identity, supporting […]

KGI alumna, Nakia Cadd designs first ever Indigenous dress for Melbourne Vixens

KGI alumna, Nakia Cadd designs first ever Indigenous dress for Melbourne Vixens

Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung and Bunitj woman and Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) program alumna, Nakia Cadd has designed the Melbourne Vixens’ first ever Indigenous playing dress as part of Suncorp Super Netball’s inaugural Indigenous Round. The dress, using the Vixens’ clash dress colour of […]

KGI participants recognised for NAIDOC Awards

KGI participants recognised for NAIDOC Awards

As Victoria celebrates NAIDOC Week, Richmond and the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) congratulate three outstanding female KGI alumni who were recognised with NAIDOC Awards or nominations last week. Fittingly, this year’s theme for NAIDOC Week is ‘Because of her we can’, and the KGI is […]

KGI young leaders pass their Bill in Youth Parliament

KGI young leaders pass their Bill in Youth Parliament

By Gabriella Payne (YMCA Youth Press Gallery member) Five alumni from the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) represented and successfully passed their Bill in the YMCA Youth Parliament program earlier this week, paving the way for better drug education in Victorian secondary schools. Olivia Bonanno, Joseph […]

Culture is Life launches  ‘Untap Your History’ Campaign

Culture is Life launches  ‘Untap Your History’ Campaign

Culture is Life’s Untap Your History campaign​ runs May 27 – July 15 2018 and is book-ended by ​National Reconciliation Week​ ‘Don’t Keep History a Mystery’ and​ National NAIDOC week​ ‘Because of Her We Can’.

State Government Victoria Logo
Australian Government Logo
Culture is Life Logo
Richmond Tigers Logo
New Boys Foundation Logo
Victorian Electoral Commission Logo