Community Store transitions to Community Ownership

The local community store at Yarralin returned to community ownership today. From now, owned by Walangeri Ngumpinku Aboriginal Corporation, representing the Yarralin community and managed by AIG. You can watch some of the speeches from today below. Chair of Walangeri, Brian Pedwell talks about our community shop. We’d like to thank everyone involved, especially VictoriaContinue reading “Community Store transitions to Community Ownership”

AGMP run management structure workshop in Yarralin

Laurie and Wes from the Aboriginal Government Management Program came to community today to meet the Board and help us with decisions around our management structure. We’ve been using video conferencing during the COVID-19 lockdown, which allowed AGMP to run some workshops in April focussed on understanding financial reports. Today was about Walangeri Ngumpinku takingContinue reading “AGMP run management structure workshop in Yarralin”

Katherine West Health discuss COVID-19 with community

Katherine West Health visited community today to talk to community about COVID-19. They spoke about the actions they were taking, including stopping travel to community for anyone who had been overseas until they’re sure they’re safe. They also discussed the importance of: Washing your hands with soap, If you are sick, stay home away fromContinue reading “Katherine West Health discuss COVID-19 with community”

New General Manager appointed

The Directors of Walangeri Ngumpinku are pleased to announce Martin Schahinger as their new General Manager. Martin comes to Yarralin from Ngukurr, where he worked for 3 years as Business Manager, and then CEO of Yugul Mangi Development. Martin’s background in start-up business, along with his experience in Indigenous communities, will be invaluable as WalangeriContinue reading “New General Manager appointed”

Ngarinyman to English Dictionary

Funded by the Australian Indigenous Languages Dictionary Project and after much work from all involved, we’re pleased to launch the Ngarinyman to English Dictionary. Local community member and Walangeri Ngumpinku Business Manager Alicia King presented a copy to Johnathon Thurston (former Australian Rugby League player) at the 9th Aboriginal Economic Development Forum. We’re please toContinue reading “Ngarinyman to English Dictionary”