2017 NAIDOC Week
UnitingCare West is a progressive organisation committed to working with Indigenous Australians to improve their health and wellbeing and increase awareness in the wider community. From 2-9 July we embrace NAIDOC week's theme: Our languages matter, to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song.
UnitingCare West Farewells Retiring CEO Sue Ash AO
At a farewell function on 16 March, UnitingCare West’s Board and Executive, and the community services sector, paid tribute to outgoing CEO, Sue Ash AO, who will officially retire on 4 April 2017 after six years of service to the organisation. Chairperson of the Board, Peter Fitzpatrick AM spoke of the valued contribution made by Sue and the high regard in which she is held by the Board, staff and volunteers of UnitingCare West.
2017 Summer exhibition at The Warehouse Gallery “New Lease on Life”
The Warehouse Gallery, nestled in the heart of the Shenton Park community, is proud to launch their summer exhibition called New Lease on Life. Twelve local emerging artists have expressed their take on summer in 30 pieces of art that are featured on the walls of this neighbourhood café. The exhibition is launching on Friday 3 February 2017 at 6.00pm and all locals are welcome to join the official opening night.