Tag Archives: Youth Work

Taistealaí and Troopy

I am taking some boys on a camping and football trip and my Shire troopy* is not yet repaired.  So Lachy drove down to meet me half way along the Tanami with the Youth Town Troopy so I could use it for the trip. … Continue reading

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The Bright Side

Occasionally, I ask myself, as a person suffering depression – albeit medically managed – whether I am in the right job out here in a remote community far from everything I have ever known.  The black dog does get me down periodically.  My job is simple … Continue reading

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An Interesting Day

Today was an interesting day. First of all,  the community store was robbed of $2,600 worth of cigarettes and tobacco in the early hours.  Going by the price of things out here that would be barely a shoe-box full.  It … Continue reading

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My Neighbours and Other Animals

Yesterday I put on a barbecue for the kids after a sports session and the party was crashed by Sadie the camel. Like Emu, she is a community pet raised here since she was young.  She is very curious about … Continue reading

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Mudded

I took a bunch of my kids out for a nature walk today. We drove out along a rough sandy track to Lake Stretch and talked about the wildlife, fruits and other bush tucker that can be gathered in the area. … Continue reading

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Goats, Dogs and an Emu.

Sitrep 2 from Kururrungku. I still don’t have the internet set up at the donga, due to technical difficulties, but that should be rectified soon.  I am currently back in Halls Creek on an overnight trip with my football boys. … Continue reading

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