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The GOS team spread Christmas cheer in Carnarvon
Posted 14 December 2022 The GOS team spread Christmas cheer in Carnarvon

Last week the staff from Gascoyne Outreach Services (GOS) spread Christmas cheer through Carnarvon by delivering Christmas hampers to 30 of their clients.

Red Dust Healing workshop with local Carnarvon football clubs at
Posted 14 December 2022 Red Dust Healing workshop with local Carnarvon football clubs at Dalmacija Club

GRAMS Suicide Prevention Coordinator David Batty delivered another powerful Red Dust Healing workshop on Monday 21st of November at the Dalmacija Club in Carnarvon in partnership with the West Australian Football Commission.

Deadly five days in Shark Bay for Tackling Indigenous Smoking Youth
Posted 14 December 2022 Deadly five days in Shark Bay for Tackling Indigenous Smoking Youth Leadership camp

Local kids aged from 3 to 16 recently attended a smoke-free Youth Leadership camp in Denham hosted by Carnarvon Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) and Wula Gura Nyinda Eco Cultural Adventures.

GOS team organise another men’s meet to address anti-social behaviour
Posted 14 December 2022 GOS team organise another men’s meet to address anti-social behaviour

Carnarvon men including Yingardda men met on Wednesday 30th of November to talk about starting a strategic plan to engage with our young men and teenagers about the impacts of negative anti-social behaviour.

Great day out in Mungullah
Posted 14 December 2022 Great day out in Mungullah

Last month the Gascoyne Outreach Services (GOS) team hosted an event in Mungullah Village for local children and community members. It was a great day with representatives from Carnarvon Police, Western Australia Football Commission, Shire of Carnarvon, Regional Alliance West and Stephen Michael Foundation.

TIS team up with Sky Box Studio to deliver a four-week boxing program for
Posted 13 December 2022 TIS team up with Sky Box Studio to deliver a four-week boxing program for the Deadly Sista Girlz

The Geraldton Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) team has teamed up with Sky Box Studio to deliver a four-week boxing program for the Deadly Sista Girlz from Champion Bay Senior High School.

2022 NAIDOC Ball
Posted 09 December 2022 2022 NAIDOC Ball

Thank you to everyone who came along to the 2022 NAIDOC Ball at the QEII Centre in Geraldton. It was a great night with a Welcome to Country by Derek Councillor and live music by Henry & Ranahl Band.

Coming together to raise awareness about domestic violence
Posted 09 December 2022 Coming together to raise awareness about domestic violence

The Carnarvon Gascoyne Outreach Services (GOS) team along with men and women from the community came together on Friday 2nd of December to raise awareness for domestic violence as part of the 16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence 2022.

Great turnout for Carnarvon Men’s Meeting
Posted 02 December 2022 Great turnout for Carnarvon Men’s Meeting

GRAMS Gascoyne Outreach Services hosted a Men’s Meeting on Tuesday 29 November at Gwoonwardu Mia.

Women's Red Dust Healing Workshop
Posted 29 November 2022 Women's Red Dust Healing Workshop

Last Tuesday, 23 women attended the Red Dust Healing workshop in Carnarvon facilitated by GRAMS Health Promotion Officer David Batty.

2022 Elders Christmas Lunch
Posted 10 November 2022 2022 Elders Christmas Lunch

Join us for the 2022 Elders Christmas Lunch!

Towards Tobacco Free by 2030
Posted 17 October 2022 Towards Tobacco Free by 2030

Last week, TIS members from around WA gathered on Whadjuk country for the Towards Tobacco Free by 2030 Symposium hosted by Make Smoking History.

FAMILY FUN DAY – GERALDTON 2022
Posted 12 October 2022 FAMILY FUN DAY – GERALDTON 2022

The GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking team held their annual Family Fun Day on Thursday 6th of October.

Prostate Awareness Month
Posted 09 September 2022 Prostate Awareness Month

Make sure you’re in it for the long haul and around longer for family and friends.

GRAMS holds Red Dust Healing workshop with local NDIS provider AVIVO
Posted 08 September 2022 GRAMS holds Red Dust Healing workshop with local NDIS provider AVIVO

Last Tuesday 30th September, David Batty (Suicide Prevention CLO) from GRAMS facilitated a Red Dust Healing workshop with seven employees from AVIVO Geraldton. AVIVO provides care services for people who need support due to disability, ageing or mental ill-health.

Celebrating Elders at the 2022 NAIDOC Luncheon
Posted 04 August 2022 Celebrating Elders at the 2022 NAIDOC Luncheon

Last week, GRAMS hosted the annual NAIDOC Elders Luncheon at The Geraldton Multipurpose Centre. Celebrating NAIDOC Week with the members of our community is one of our yearly highlights. With a total of 74 people in attendance, the event had a variety of activities for the Elders to enjoy such as free haircuts, massages, gifts, raffles, and a delicious lunch.

Carnarvon Maxi Vax Van help strengthen community immunity
Posted 01 August 2022 Carnarvon Maxi Vax Van help strengthen community immunity

GRAMS Gascoyne Outreach Service recently took to the streets of Carnarvon to encourage the community to get their Covid and Flu injections to keep the wider community safe. The Maxi Vax Van was stationed at the Mungullah Community Office car park. The event took place on Wednesday the 20th of July between 11am and 2pm for which GRAMS ensured there was lunch put on for all patrons.

Midwest NAIDOC Fun Day Out in Morawa
Posted 26 July 2022 Midwest NAIDOC Fun Day Out in Morawa

GRAMS partnered with Desert Blue Connect, Radio Mama, Act Belong Commit, WA Police and the Shire of Morawa to deliver the 2022 Midwest NAIDOC event to celebrate the achievement, history, and rich culture of the First Nations people.

Enhancing mental health in the Gascoyne region
Posted 26 July 2022 Enhancing mental health in the Gascoyne region

The GRAMS recently delivered another Red Dust Healing workshop in Carnarvon to promote mental health and wellbeing for men

National Redress Scheme
Posted 12 July 2022 National Redress Scheme

Do you need help with your Redress Application? Angie Park will be in Mt Magnet between 18th July - 20th July

GRAMS 2022 NAIDOC Celebrations: Get up! Stand Up! Show Up!
Posted 11 July 2022 GRAMS 2022 NAIDOC Celebrations: Get up! Stand Up! Show Up!

National Best Practice Unit and GRAMS get together to Tackle Indigenous
Posted 06 July 2022 National Best Practice Unit and GRAMS get together to Tackle Indigenous Smoking

The National Best Practice Unit (NBPU) visited the GRAMS Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) team on the 21st of June to collaborate on TIS initiatives and the promotion of activities to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use.

Promoting good nutrition at Rangeway Primary NAIDOC
Posted 30 June 2022 Promoting good nutrition at Rangeway Primary NAIDOC

GRAMS attended the Rangeway Primary School for the opening of NAIDOC 2022 to promote and educate the students on healthy eating and nutrition.

Notice: Updated Opening Hours
Posted 23 June 2022 Notice: Updated Opening Hours

Please be informed that Gascoyne Outreach Service will be closed every second Friday from 24 June 2022

Student of the year: Nikki
Posted 23 June 2022 Student of the year: Nikki

GRAMS is pleased to announce that our very own Youth Team Leader Nikki Ziatos took out two of the major awards, Aboriginal student of the year and Vocational student of the year.

Getting Stronger Again program re-starting in GRAMS gym
Posted 13 June 2022 Getting Stronger Again program re-starting in GRAMS gym

We're excited to let everyone know that the GRAMS gym program - Getting Stronger Again - has just re-started in the GRAMS gym after having been paused due to COVID.

National Reconciliation Week 2022 – Be Brave, Make Change
Posted 07 June 2022 National Reconciliation Week 2022 – Be Brave, Make Change

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

TIS World No Tobacco Day 2022
Posted 02 June 2022 TIS World No Tobacco Day 2022

The GRAMS TIS team had a deadly day with Deadly Dan promoting ‘World No Tobacco Day 2022’ at Rocks Laneway, Marine Terrace. This year the theme is “Protect Our Environment” which focuses on the environmental impact that smoking is having on our lands, and what people around the world can do to claim their right to health, healthy living, and to protect future generations.

Find Cancer Early
Posted 25 May 2022 Find Cancer Early

It's important to see your doctor, clinic nurse, or Aboriginal health worker, despite what else is happening in the world.

Exercise Young Mums Group Work Up A Sweat!
Posted 13 May 2022 Exercise Young Mums Group Work Up A Sweat!

The Police and Community Youth Centre worked up a sweat with the Exercise Young Mums group last week in collaboration with Ngala.

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