Ngalawi Djardi ‘Sit and Yarn’ Health Retreat for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with HIV: Friday 10 November – Monday 13 November 2017


This health retreat is held in a peaceful location just outside Sydney and provides:

* Culturally appropriate respite and relaxation
* An opportunity to connect and share stories with other HIV positive people
* Opportunities to share culture, art and good yarns
* Access to professional workers, information and support services

All transport from ACON Sydney Office, accommodation and meals are provided, and each participant is welcome to bring a support person (partner, friend or family member). The support person need not be Aboriginal or living with HIV.


For more information or to apply, please contact ACON on

(02) 9206 2050 or

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Hunter Valley Gardens Day Trip


hv-gardens[1]Picnic & BBQ – Come along and join us for a day of fun in the Hunter Valley Gardens – BYO picnic basket or BBQ have a laugh and connect with peers .
General entry $26 (Karumah members half price). There is a train ride which costs $20 each, and opportunities to buy wine oil, chocolate and cheese. Please contact Catherine on 0447 003 386 or for more information.

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Moving forward – A say YES to family peace program


Saturday June 17th 2017 9am to 4pm at the Joy Cummings Centre 61-63 Scott St. Newcastle.

A onde day program for men who have survived domestic or intimate partner violence in any type of relationship and would like to participate in an educational peer support program that provides a safe men only space for discussion and personal growth.

Please contact Greg Milan 0417 772 390 or email:

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