Dharriwaa Elders Group Incorporated
- 47 Fox St,
- Wendy Spencer
- 02 6828 2619
Dharriwaa Elders Group (DEG) is a non-profit community organisation formed by Aboriginal elders with an aim to manage local Aboriginal cultural business including a cultural arts and craft and exhibition centre.
DEG is a non-profit community association of Aboriginal elders which works for the development of their community.
This is done by members meeting regularly and maintaining an Elders Centre in Walgett and a secretariat to action decisions of the Group.
DEG manages local Aboriginal cultural business and its Elders' Centre includes an Aboriginal arts and crafts and cultural exhibition space for the community and visitors.
DEG's activities also include a Gamilaraay Yuwaalaraay language program and a cultural heritage maintenance program which aims to revitalise local Aboriginal cultural knowledge and practices. This is achieved through the use and revitalisation of local Indigenous language and by protecting the places and things of Aboriginal cultural value in the Walgett area.
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