2020 National NAIDOC Poster Announced

July 18, 2020 10:05 am

Waigana wins coveted NAIDOC 2020 poster competition Tyrown Waigana, a Perth based artist and designer, has been named as this year’s winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC Poster Competition. His winning entry – Shape of Land – was judged by the National NAIDOC Committee to have best illustrated the 2020 NAIDOC theme: Always Was Always... View Article

New dates announced for NAIDOC Week 2020

July 18, 2020 9:59 am

Statement from the National NAIDOC Committee National NAIDOC Week 2020 celebrations will be held from 8-15 November The November dates follow the decision by the National NAIDOC Committee (NNC) to postpone NAIDOC Week from the original July dates due to the impacts and uncertainty from the escalating Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across our communities and cities.... View Article

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Bila Muuji Health Services and Pathfinders

July 18, 2020 9:51 am

Pathfinders signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bila Muuji Health Services on October 23, 2018. For more on the signing, read our Bila Muuji Aboriginal Health Services and Pathfinders MoU media release.    

MOU Signals Significant Partnership Between Northern Region Aboriginal Alliances and Pathfinders

July 18, 2020 9:42 am

A Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Northern Region Aboriginal Alliances and Pathfinders on 23 October 2018 signals a significant partnership. For more, read our MOU Northern Region Aboriginal Alliances & Pathfinders media release.

NAIDOC Week Celebrations Gallery: Voice, Treaty, Truth.

July 19, 2019 4:09 pm

From inland to the coast, wherever you looked you would’ve found our program staff and kids celebrating NAIDOC Week. We could be found joining in the dancing, music, language circles and other festivities across the region. Our programs attended celebrations with badges, bags, stickers, cupcakes and much more as they mingled and participated in the... View Article

Children’s Week – Teddy Bears Picnic

November 1, 2018 3:10 pm

On Wednesday 24th October at 10am, to celebrate Children’s Week, an abundance of preschoolers and school aged children attended Teddy Bears Picnic at Victoria Park in Inverell. The local preschoolers from Inverell District Family Service, KCL and Nurture One attended the events in their high visibility vest which created a colourful appearance. The years one... View Article

Pathfinders Inspired by Inspirational Staffer

July 30, 2018 1:27 pm

Ms Bec Browning, a Linker at Pathfinders Abilities Links, is causing excitement across the New England North West after being nominated for “Inspirational Woman of the Year”. Bec was nominated by disability service provider Kirinari in recognition for her astounding work across a range of sectors in the community. “This nomination is a testimonial to... View Article

2018 Pumpkin Run Diary

June 25, 2018 1:03 pm

2018 has been another fantastic year for Pathfinder’s Pumpkin Run. More than 200 people have been involved in this year’s Pumpkin Run – from volunteers for planning, planting, weeding, watering, harvesting, loading and packing, cooking and encouraging it has been a true community effort. We also had 3 tonnes of pumpkins donated by our communities... View Article

Pathfinders Committed to Glen Innes after Government Drops 18.44 per cent of Public Jobs in Region.

June 13, 2018 10:16 am

A new report exposes how the New England and North West has lost hundreds of public sector jobs in the past five years.   Census data from 2011 to 2016 has been analysed by The Australia Institute (TAI), showing regional NSW was missing out in an estimated $500 million a year in foregone wages and... View Article

Inverell Service’s Critical Concerns About Homelessness Rise in Australia

March 16, 2018 12:40 pm

More than 116,000 people were experiencing homelessness across Australia in 2016, an increase of about 14% from 2011. According to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), released on Wednesday, for every 10,000 Australians, 50 have no permanent home. In addition, the jump in homelessness in New South Wales was larger than any... View Article