Community Resilience Day 2020

University of New England Logo Walhallow Aboriginal Corporation Logo TFSS LogoPHN Logo

This event is planned and delivered in a partnership between the Walhallow Aboriginal Health Corporation, Tamworth Family Support Service (TFSS), and the University of New England (UNE). This event was made possible with funding from the Public Health Network (PHN) Hunter New England and Central Coast.

May 2, 10am - 4pm (Postponed until further notice)

A Community Arts and Resilience day will be held at the Coledale Community Centre for people from Tamworth/Coledale, Werris Creek, Quirindi, Walhallow and Gunnedah. We welcome you and your family to attend the day. This is an opportunity for people to enjoy themselves, learn new skills and strategies, socialise and is a good way to help overcome stress related to the drought. Food is provided for everyone to enjoy.

Free Community Event

The following workshops will be held in the morning and the afternoon for you to attend. Book into your workshop in the morning when you arrive to make sure you don’t miss out.

Relaxation Workshop * Basket Weaving * Traditional Jewellery Making * Clapstick Painting * Elders Storytelling Session * Drum Beat Workshop * Bush Medicine * Football Workshop * Grass Skirt Making * Basketball Workshop * Felting Workshop * Splash Painting * Ochre Art * Leaves of Hope (Leaf Painting) * Face Painting All Day * Rock Art & Sign Painting

Overview of your day

  8.30am Buses leave from Werris Creek, Quirindi, Walhallow and Gunnedah to bring people to Coledale.
10.30am Official Welcome 
 Morning Tea provided
11.00am Choose a workshop to attend in the morning
 All workshops repeat in the afternoon so you can attend more than one

Talk on "Resilience in Communities"


BBQ Lunch with support from Tamworth West Rotary Club

1.30pm Choose a workshop to attend in the afternoon
4.00pm End of event
 Buses leave to take people home to Werris Creek, Quirindi, Walhallow and Gunnedah.