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Community Investments Program Recipients 2019/20

The NSW Government has announced the recipients of the Aboriginal Languages Community Investments Program 2019/20.

A total of $299,922 has been awarded by Aboriginal Affairs NSW to seven Aboriginal community organisations and groups.

The funding will support organisations and groups to reawaken, grow, nurture and raise awareness of Aboriginal languages in communities across NSW.


Category Amount Applicant Project Title Location
Nurture $90,000 Giilangyaldhaanygalang “Who? What? Where?” A Catalyst for Collaboration Thurgoona
Nurture $90,000 Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation Jalayagay junyirri: Continuing to speak Coffs Harbour
Grow $49,950 Merrimans Local Aboriginal Land Council Growing Yuin languages: Sharing and celebrating Dhurga Bermagui
Reawaken $20,000 Wonnarua Elders Council Inc Revival of Wonnarua Language Metford
Reawaken $20,000 Miyay Birray Youth Service Inc Gulagama-li (Embrace) Moree
Reawaken $19,972 South West Rocks Figtree Descendants Aboriginal Corporation Reawakening of the Dunghutti Language through Art, Language, Dance and Song (Speak in Language) Yinggarril Wiriiyn South West Rocks
Reawaken $10,000 Kirkala-Pithiluku Aboriginal Corporation Grass roots connecting to culture and language Broken Hill

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