Welcome to BAWAMARRA!
Yiradhu marang! This is our way to share news and communicate with each other within the First Nations community so we can work together.
Check out the latest First Nations news, opportunities and activities happening on Wiradyuri Country below.
In addition to this page, Mawang Gaway is the group was founded by Aunty Isabel Reid.
Mawang Gaway in Wiradjuri/Wiradyuri language means "all together, come here".
These meetings are currently co-chaired by Aunty Cheryl Penrith, Aunty Mary Atkinson, and Aunty Jackie Ingram.
If you are an organisation that would like to be added to the Mawang Gaway agenda please contact Bernard Higgins at email@example.com
Aboriginal Interagency Group
This meeting is generally held on the first Wednesday of every month from 10am-12pm.
It is an information sharing meeting for Aboriginal service providers within Wagga Wagga and for non Indigenous people in roles that work closely with the Aboriginal community.
Wagga Wagga City Council's Aboriginal Community Development Officer attends this meeting however if you would like to present an item to the meeting you will need to arrange to be placed on the agenda with the chairperson.
Currently Vacant (Chairperson)
Bernard Higgins (Secretary)
Phone: (02) 6926 9358
Acknowledgement of Country
Wagga Wagga City Council yali gulbali-yanhi ngurambang Wiradyuri.
Walumaldhaany-galang bala mayiny Wiradyuri.
Yindyamali-yanhi mudyiganggalang-bu balumbambal-bu balugirbam-bu.
Yindyamali-yanhi bagaraygan ngurambang-guwal-i yandu murun.wigi Wagga Wagga-dha.
Ngiyanhi gulbali-bu yindyamali-bu guwiinyguliyalagu buyaa-bu giilaang-galam-bu.
Ngiyanhi gulbali-bu yindyamali-bu guwiinyguliyalagu dhaagun-bu bila-galang-bu nganha Wiradyuri-giyalang bala burrambin-bu nurranurra-bu.
Gulbali-yanhi Wiradyuri mayiny bagaraygan-guwal-bu bala yarruwala-bu waluwin-bu walanbam-bu dhirrangal-bu.
Wagga Wagga City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, the Wiradyuri people, and pays respect to Elders past, present and future and extends our respect to all First Nations Peoples in Wagga Wagga.
We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and continuing connection with the land and rivers.
We also recognise the resilience, strength and pride of the Wiradyuri and First Nations communities.