Tag Archive: NAIDOC

NAIDOC Week at Fremantle PCYC

November 26, 2020 12:21 pm

  Fremantle PCYC hosted an awe-inspiring NAIDOC event where former PCYC member, Aaron Rule, returned to inspire the next generation of Indigenous children. Aaron was six years old when he joined Fremantle PCYC. Keen to reconnect with PCYC he performed a mesmerising dance whilst his father Lesley played the didgeridoo,… Continue Reading

The difference a year makes

November 26, 2020 12:07 pm

One year since establishing a PCYC in Kununurra WA Police confirm youth crime has reduced by 60%. Whilst there are multiple contributing factors, there’s no doubt that providing children and young people with alternative options to engage in activities helps steer them away from criminal activity, often born out of… Continue Reading

NAIDOC Week Celebrations!

July 22, 2019 3:59 pm

Highlights from working with our partners Bunbury PCYC joined with South West Aboriginal Medical Services (SWAMS) and Red Cross to deliver the ‘Old Ways, New Ways’ event which mixed culture and science through Aboriginal tool making. The event was followed by an action-packed Noongar ‘well-being and sports’ school holiday program.… Continue Reading

Carnorvan police, Carnorvan PCYC, GFA

Police and Community kicking goals in Carnarvon

July 27, 2018 8:21 am

Youth Crime Intervention Officers and Ngala (RSAS) staff helped kick off the Gascoyne football season in May running until 17 August. With sponsorship from local businesses – Westerly Contractors, Woolworths Carnarvon and the Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation Foundation – the Carnarvon PCYC Kingsford Lions have had a bountiful season remaining undefeated, perhaps… Continue Reading

Kensington PCYC – Celebrating NAIDOC in a meaningful way

July 18, 2018 8:38 am

WA PCYC is synonymous with the delivery of programs, recreational and diversionary, for youth of all ages and backgrounds with the support of WA Police. In its 78th year, WA PCYC focusses on the needs of the community. The state’s size and remoteness mean many of those communities are indigenous,… Continue Reading

Kalgoorlie PCYC Hosts Fun-Filled NAIDOC Family Day

July 16, 2018 9:34 am

More than 500 artists, community members, young people and their families came together for a spectacular NAIDOC family day to celebrate culture and diversity at Kalgoorlie PCYC this month. The event featured cultural dancing, face painting, a petting zoo, lots of arts and crafts and bouncy castles for local youth… Continue Reading

Roebourne PCYC NAIDOC Week Talent Show Spectacular

July 15, 2018 9:35 am

Roebourne PCYC in collaboration with Mentally Healthy WA – Act-Belong-Commit, held a fun-filled NAIDOC Talent Show on Friday 13th to celebrate the history, achievements and voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Leading up to the event the young people participated in a week long workshop facilitated by Indigenous… Continue Reading

Fremantle PCYC NAIDOC Event Brings Community Together

July 9, 2018 1:32 pm

The City of Fremantle held their official NAIDOC opening ceremony on Sunday 8th July at Fremantle PCYC celebrating the important roles women play with the theme ‘Because of her, we can!’. The opening event featured a special Welcome to County by Marie Taylor and performance of Kaarla Kaatijin by Yirra… Continue Reading