Noongar Radio is a community radio station that hopes to build relationships with other community organisations in the hopes of informing community of all the services available, specifically for first nations mob. Below are community organisations that have been involved in Noongar Radio and assist in providing informal content for communities.
The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in Western Australia. Supporting and acting on behalf of their 23 Member ACCHS throughout WA, actively responding to the individual and collective needs of their Members.
Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service is an Aboriginal community controlled health organisation which was established in 1974. They provide holistic and integrated primary health care services to Aboriginal people living in the Perth metropolitan region and employ 127 staff across their head office and clinic in East Perth and clinics in Maddington, Midland and Mirrabooka.
Located at 4 Penrith Place, in the Balga Evangelical Aboriginal Church. They’ve been providing services to the community for over fifty years.
Ebenezer staff are predominantly Indigenous and specialise in providing culturally specific services for Indigenous youth and families, and also to the wider community. Their supported accommodation hostels are located in the Mirrabooka region.
Jacaranda Community Centre is a not for profit, grass roots incorporated community organisation.
The services provided by the centre were initiated to meet the needs of the people living in the City of Belmont with 80% being Aboriginal and also Aboriginal people from the wider metropolitan area.
Located at 15 Imber Turn, Langford. The Community Centre has Free programs for community members – e.g: men’s group, women’s group, Best Start and art group. Contact for a program or to join the mailing list. Phone, internet and fax use for a small fee.
Moorditj Koort is a community controlled, not-for-profit organisation that supports the health and wellness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in WA. Moorditj Koort has a range of programs designed to help Indigenous peoples in our community.
NAIDOC Perth proudly hosts four major events across June and July each year to celebrate the rich history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Western Australia.
Celebrations are open to Western Australians from all walks of life, not just Indigenous peoples. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Ngalla Maya works to inspire and commit former inmates to training and education opportunities that lead to employment. Ngalla Maya provides mentoring and psychosocial support to the trainee and to their family members if required.
Nyoongar Outreach Services was initiated by a group of Aboriginal people, government and non-government agencies with a vision of providing culturally appropriate services to young unsupervised people who were at risk of moral danger and coming into contact with the criminal justice system.
It is the only night and day Aboriginal outreach service that provides outreach support outside the traditional working hours to the service target areas in the Perth metropolitan area.
The South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (SWALSC) is the central services corporation providing support to the regional corporations to implement the South West Native Title Settlement.
Wadjak Northside is about finding ways of improving opportunities and experiences for our people and our communities. They have evolved into a dynamic organisation that supports Aboriginal people to create a strong, healthy and prosperous future.
They have opened an Aboriginal Resource Centre in Balga, Perth and they are continuing to develop the Centre with groups, programs, activities and events running from the Centre as well as creating a business enterprise that will support the Centre and its communities into the future.
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation which provides culturally secure, confidential and free of charge services to Aboriginal people in the Perth metropolitan area.
Yorgum was established in 1991 by a group of Aboriginal women, some of whom worked in women’s refuges, who were concerned about the lack of appropriate counselling support for Aboriginal people experiencing spiritual, emotional and psychological pain. They founded a service with a ‘healing’ approach rather than an ongoing, crisis-driven ‘patch-up’ approach.
Over the years Yorgum has grown in size and scope of its services, to become a well-respected Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation.