Place-Based Resilience during COVID-19: Maranguka

Maranguka is a key gateway, both for community members and for service providers. Maranguka was identified by the Local Emergency Management Committee as the key communication pathway to the Bourke Aboriginal community and have been invited to all key NSW Health meetings.

Place-Based Resilience during COVID-19: Maranguka2020-08-26T12:18:31+10:00

Bourke’s COVID-19 response excels

During the COVID-19 crisis Maranguka’s infrastructure, capable of bringing together community, government, and local services to quickly and effectively reach the most vulnerable has wrapped around elders, families, and young people to keep them safe, informed, and connected.

Bourke’s COVID-19 response excels2020-05-28T13:21:28+10:00

Protecting lives and culture in Kabulwarnamyo

Warddeken Land Management and the Kabulwarnamyo community’s proactive response to the pandemic has protecting elders while learning for children at Nawarddeken Academy and essential fire and land management work continues.

Protecting lives and culture in Kabulwarnamyo2020-06-03T15:17:17+10:00

Platform C launches

Platform C is launched by Collaboration for Impact in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Social Services, the Paul Ramsay Foundation, Dusseldorp Forum, The Australian Centre for Social Innovation and Clear Horizon.

Platform C launches2019-11-28T20:17:23+10:00

Australian Philanthropy Awards

In July we were honoured to receive the Philanthropy Australia Award for the Best Large Grant 2019 alongside Maranguka Justice Reinvestment and Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation for Maranguka’s Justice Reinvestment Strategy.

Australian Philanthropy Awards2019-10-21T16:30:44+10:00

Building stronger relationships

Once a much-maligned township, suffering from one of NSW’s highest Aboriginal youth conviction and incarceration rates, Bourke and its 2,500-strong population

Building stronger relationships2019-10-24T10:30:30+10:00

Major breakthrough for Bourke

For the past five years Bourke NSW has been modelling First Nations self-governance, empowering the community to coordinate the right mix and timing of services

Major breakthrough for Bourke2019-10-24T10:32:57+10:00

Dusseldorp Forum acknowledges the First Peoples of Australia and the Traditional Custodians of the Country on which we work and live.
We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and to Elders past, present and future.