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Gippsland Local Aboriginal Networks

Join Local Aboriginal Networks in the Gippsland region, including Cann River/Orbost, Lake Tyers, Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Morwell, Sale and Warragul/Drouin.

Local Aboriginal Networks (LANs) bring Aboriginal people together to set priorities, develop community plans and improve social connection.

Gathering Places are community owned and operated places that provide opportunities for people to connect and deliver services.

Sale and The Gathering Place (Morwell)

To find out more about LANs and Gathering Places in this area, contact Leonie Solomon- Green:

The Gathering Place (Morwell)

The Gathering Place is a community centre based in Morwell, Gippsland and provides a culturally safe environment for all Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to make their own, the place where they can share, learn and celebrate culture.

The Gathering Place advocates for the needs and services on behalf of the community and provides the community with a one-stop resource hub to offer and advise on different services being delivered to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Latrobe Valley.

Activities include:

  • Elders Art group
  • Women’s group
  • Koorie Youth Group for young people to make friends, try new activities and discover culture
  • Community Arts Programs
  • Food Bank
  • Free Corner
  • Information hub & Advocacy
  • Yarning Rooms
  • Thursday community lunches
  • Koorie homework club for children
  • Parents Rooms

Morwell and Warragul/Drouin

To find out more about LANs and Gathering Places in these areas, contact contact Garry Sattell:

Orbost or Cann River, Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers and Bairnsdale

To find out more about LANs and Gathering Places in these areas, contact Megan Solomon:

Reviewed 18 March 2022

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