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Dreamtime marks first major support for Treaty from AFL Clubs

Dreamtime marks first major support for Treaty from AFL Clubs

For 15 years Dreamtime at the ‘G has served as a celebration of Indigenous culture. Richmond, this year used the powerful platform to support the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission’s initiatives to engage the Victorian Aboriginal community in opportunities to participate in the Treaty process. The […]

Powerful youth voices celebrated at Dreamtime

Powerful youth voices celebrated at Dreamtime

Growing up in remote Western Australia, Joseph Yugumbari has lived and breathed many of the issues that are still being faced by Aboriginal people.

Behind the scenes of 2019 Dreamtime at the ‘G War Cry with KGI

Behind the scenes of 2019 Dreamtime at the ‘G War Cry with KGI

Hear from KGI Program Officer, Matt Muir, who talked about the creation of the Tigers’ Dreamtime at the ‘G War Dance. The dance which is choreographed by KGI alumni is aiming to have increased player involvement this year.

Feeling is mutual at REAL Camp

Feeling is mutual at REAL Camp

A desire to become a better role model for his 11-year-old brother, led Ethan William Wandin to his first REAL Camp last month. Ethan, 17, admitted he had made mistakes in his formative years and fallen down traps he feared his brother also could. “I […]

Laguntas outlast Jim Stynes Academy

Laguntas outlast Jim Stynes Academy

The Laguntas and Jim Stynes Program’s showed their class with an entertaining and skillful clash at the Swinburne Centre last Friday. With players playing for a spot in the All Nations squad, the Indigenous All Stars Laguntas defeated the Multicultural Jim Stynes Academy by 17 […]

RICHMOND PARTNERS WITH VICTORIAN TREATY ADVANCEMENT COMMISSION

RICHMOND PARTNERS WITH VICTORIAN TREATY ADVANCEMENT COMMISSION

Richmond and the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI) have strengthened their commitment to the Victorian Aboriginal community through a new partnership with the Victorian Treaty Advancement Commission (VTAC). Using the powerful platform of its annual Dreamtime at the ‘G match, Richmond will support VTAC’s initiatives to […]

Laguntas partner Jim Stynes program to open 2019

Laguntas partner Jim Stynes program to open 2019

The Korin Gamadji Institute last week assisted AFL Victoria with the delivery of a combined Laguntas and Jim Stynes Program camp. The three-day event, held at Camp Wyuna in Queenscliff, featured 47 young footballers with Indigenous and multicultural backgrounds. KGI Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator, Luke […]

KGI set to expand throughout regional Victoria through the Real Healthy Program

KGI set to expand throughout regional Victoria through the Real Healthy Program

Korin Gamadji Institute will extend its globally-recognised REAL program thanks to a $1.2 million commitment announced yesterday by the Liberal National Government. The funding will enable the KGI to establish three Real Healthy hubs in Melbourne, Mildura and Albury-Wodonga, providing 300 Aboriginal youth with programming […]

KGI helps Tarni to dance in style

KGI helps Tarni to dance in style

Tarni Jarvis walked into her first Richmond Emerging Aboriginal Leadership (REAL) Program session as a “mentally struggling” teenage girl. Disconnected and down on confidence, she was attending school just twice a week. Now as a Year 12 graduate, she is preparing to have her in […]

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.

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