Past Events

National Sorry Day

DATE: 27/05/2024

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative invites you to join us for reflection for National Sorry Day at the Dance circle at the Co-op – 62 Morgan St

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Wathaurong & headspace youth reconciliation week event

DATE: 27/05/2024

Come to our Youth Hub on Monday May 27th for our Wathaurong and Headspace youth reconciliation week event! From 5pm – 6:30pm we have planned

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Kindergarten Registration Day

DATE: 08/05/2024

Have a child that’s turned/turning 3 this year? Then it’s time to start looking for kindergartens for next year. On the 8th of May, our

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Community Seaweed Workshop

DATE: 04/05/2024

Deakin University and Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative are offering a unique opportunity for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community members to spend a weekend learning more

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Deadly Coders | Wathaurong School Holiday Program

DATE: 12/04/2024

Deadly Coders are coming to Wathaurong! Aimed at ages 6 – 10 years old, deadly coders will be running a 2-day MiniTendo, Arcade Game Development program.

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Deadly Coders | Wathaurong School Holiday Program

DATE: 11/04/2024

Deadly Coders are coming to Wathaurong! Aimed at ages 6 – 10 years old, deadly coders will be running a 2-day MiniTendo, Arcade Game Development program.

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Karroong Kanyool Basketball 3X3 Tournament:

DATE: 10/04/2024

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE! Come along to the Youth Hub at 20A Forster St, Norlane from 4pm – 6pm for a 3X3 Basketball tournament. On

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Karroong Kanyool Youth Hub Drop In

DATE: 08/04/2024

Come and check out the Youth Hub on Monday April 8th , drop in, meet the team and see whats on offer! At 20A Forster

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Camp Jungai Community Camp

DATE: 05/04/2024

We are bringing back the Wathaurong community camps! These April school holidays From Friday April 5th – 7th Wathaurong are heading to Camp Jungai on Taungurung

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Treaty Easter Egg Hunt

DATE: 04/04/2024

A family fun day at Wathaurong Youth Hub, including an Easter Egg hunt for kids under 16 on Thursday April 4th  from 11:30am – 1pm!

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Deadly Funny Kids | Wathaurong School Holiday Program

DATE: 03/04/2024

Deadly Funny Kids is a comedy workshop program for Indigenous young people. Aimed at developing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids’ comedy skills, the program

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Deadly Funny Kids | Wathaurong School Holiday Program

DATE: 02/04/2024

Deadly Funny Kids is a comedy workshop program for Indigenous young people. Aimed at developing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids’ comedy skills, the program

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 27/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 25/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Stolen Generations Reparations

DATE: 22/03/2024

A team from the Stolen Generations Reparations Unit is coming to Wathaurong to provide information to Community. These drop-in sessions will provide a space for

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 20/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Stolen Generations Reparations

DATE: 20/03/2024

A team from the Stolen Generations Reparations Unit is coming to Wathaurong to provide information to Community. These drop-in sessions will provide a space for

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 18/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Karroong Kanyool Youth Hub Launch

DATE: 15/03/2024

Please join us for the launch of the new Youth Hub at Forster Street. On Friday 15th March, from 5:30pm, with a Welcome to Country

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 13/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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VACSAL Basketball Carnival

DATE: 09/03/2024

The 2024 VACSAL Basketball Carnival is coming up very soon! The carnival will be held in Shepparton again this year, from Saturday 9th March –

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International Women’s Day Brunch

DATE: 08/03/2024

For all the deadly women in our community, we want to celebrate you! On International Womens day, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will be putting on brunch

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 06/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 04/03/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Wathaurong AGM

DATE: 03/03/2024

NOTICE OF 2022/23 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) To all members, under Rule 36 of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative Constitution you are hereby notified that the

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 28/02/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 26/02/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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PAKO FESTA

DATE: 24/02/2024

Wathaurong will once again be leading the parade in the 2024 Pako Festa Festival of Culture. Happening on Saturday 24th February, the parade begins at

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Wathaurong Rulebook refresh Member Consultation

DATE: 21/02/2024

Last year, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative began our community consultations to update and refresh our Rulebook. Our next consultation will be held on Wednesday 21st February,

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Woonggoorrweel Deadly Games

DATE: 21/02/2024

The Deadly Games are back and will be starting up this coming Monday 19th February! Wathaurong community are invited to join us for a six

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2024 Woorrangalook Victorian Koori Surfing Titles

DATE: 10/02/2024

Surfing Victoria’s Indigenous Surfing Program, invite you and your community to attend the 2024 Woorrangalook Victorian Koori Surfing Titles. The Titles are being held on

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Day of Mourning Dawn Service

DATE: 26/01/2024

On Friday January 26th 2024, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will be hosting a dawn service to commemorate a Day of Mourning at 62 Morgan Street, North

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Ready For Learning Day 2024!

DATE: 23/01/2024

Have a child going into kindergarten or prep in 2024? Come and join us at Wathaurong’s Ready for Learning Day event at Rosewall Community Centre.

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FAMILY DAY AT THE YOU YANGS

DATE: 22/01/2024

Join us for a family day out at the You Yangs on Monday January 22nd!  Our team will be out there from 11am – 2pm

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NIMBLE HITS SPORTS DAY

DATE: 19/01/2024

Wathaurong and Nimble sports have an action packed session for our community kids! There will be 2 sessions throughout the day: Lunch will be provided

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MOVIE NIGHT @ WATHAURONG

DATE: 18/01/2024

We’ve planned an outdoor movie night at our Morgan St Site on Thursday 18th January! We will provide dinner and some movie snacks for our

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MUESUM OF ART AND PLAY

DATE: 15/01/2024

Wathaurong will be heading to the Museum of Art and Play (MoPA)! On Monday January 15th from 1pm – 3pm at MoPA (51 McKillop Street,

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COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS PARTY 2023

DATE: 21/12/2023

All our deadly mob are invited to come to the Geelong Showgrounds in Breakwater from 11am – 3pm on Thursday 21st December! There will be

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DIDGE WORKSHOP WITH LYNDON

DATE: 03/12/2023

Lyndon is running a free yidaki/Didgeridoo workshop on the 3rd of December for our mob! Whether you are a beginner or advanced, come along to

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CLEAR YOUR FINES DAY

DATE: 27/11/2023

Pop in to Morgan St on Monday November 27th from 10am – 4pm to see if you are eligible for the WDP scheme to clear your

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ITS A MOB THING

DATE: 04/11/2023

The “It’s a Mob Thing” Health Music Festival is coming to Wathaurong Country! On Saturday 4th November at the Geelong Showgrounds, you can catch live

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Clear Your Fines Day

DATE: 26/10/2023

Got unpaid fines? You might be eligible for the Work and development permit scheme (WDP). The WDP provides a non- financial way for people to

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Community Yarns About Healing

DATE: 20/10/2023

The team from VACCHO are coming to Wathaurong to host a community yarn about healing on Friday 20th October, between 11am and 3pm. They are

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Post Referendum BBQ

DATE: 15/10/2023

This Saturday 14th October, Australia will head to the voting booths to determine if they support the proposed change to the constititution to recognise the

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VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: 11/10/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community and the wider Geelong community are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 11th October, to hear more information and

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VACSAL Senior Football and Netball Carnival

DATE: 07/10/2023

The VACSAL Senior Football and Netball Carnival will be held on Wadawurrung Country this year! On the 7th and 8th of October, at Banyul Warri

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SKATEBOARD SESSION – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 28/09/2023

Come along to our Skateboarding day! On Thursday 28th September! From 11am – 2pm we will be at North Shore Skate Park either learning how

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VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: 27/09/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community and the wider Geelong community are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 27th September, to hear more information and

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LASER TAG – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 27/09/2023

Down at Next Level Laser Skirmish, we are taking the highschoolers for a day of outdoor laser tag! With a whole battlefield of obstacle courses

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KIDS SILENT DISCO PARTY – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 26/09/2023

You’re invited to our Deadly and silent DISCO!! At Cobradah Homestead ( 7-13 Beauford Avenue, Bell Post Hill 3215) from 11am – 2pm.  We will be

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BALLARAT WILDLIFE PARK – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 22/09/2023

SEPTEMBER 2023 SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM! Come with us to Ballarat Wildlife Park! On Friday 22nd September, we will have a bus departing Morgan St at

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LISTEN TO YOUR ART – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 21/09/2023

Come along to an art session with the deadly Aunty Genine! Lets get creative and make some deadly art on Thursday 21st September at 62

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VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: 13/09/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community and the wider Geelong community are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 13th September, to hear more information and

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VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: 30/08/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community and the wider Geelong community are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 30th August, to hear more information and

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Lunch and Yarn with Aunty Pat Anderson

DATE: 27/08/2023

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative is honoured to be hosting Aunty Pat Anderson for a lunch with our Community on Sunday 27th August in the Morgan Street

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COMMUNITY DINNER NIGHT

DATE: 18/08/2023

Come along for a night of food and fun! We will be having roast at Geelong West Town Hall from 6pm – 8pm on Friday

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Voice to Parliament Information session

DATE: 16/08/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community and the wider Geelong community are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 16th August, to hear more information and

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ALL 4 KIDS

DATE: 03/08/2023

National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day is coming up soon, and we want to celebrate with all of our Wathaurong families! We had

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NAIDOC WEEK – RUNNING FESTIVAL (MOB RUN THIS)

DATE: 09/07/2023

After three years of hosting our own "Mob Run This" walk/run around the Barwon River, this year Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will be joining in the

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NAIDOC WEEK – SUPERCATS BASKETBALL GAME

DATE: 08/07/2023

The Geelong United Supercats will host a NAIDOC Round basketball game on Saturday 8th July, celebrating NAIDOC Week with additional cultural activities, and donating $1

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NAIDOC WEEK – MELBOURNE MARCH

DATE: 07/07/2023

The Melbourne NAIDOC Week March is back for 2023! This year the march will be held on Friday 7th July in Melbourne. Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative

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NAIDOC WEEK – BUSH CRAFT WORKSHOP

DATE: 06/07/2023

Come celebrate NAIDOC week with the National Wool Museum and Wathaurong Aboriginal Cooperative to create a Bunjil artwork with materials from nature. Bunjil in Wadawurrung

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NAIDOC WEEK – KIDS DISCO

DATE: 06/07/2023

It's time to get funky for the NAIDOC Week kids disco! This event is targeted for primary school aged kids.  On Thursday 6th July, from

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NAIDOC WEEK – COLLINGWOOD CHILDREN’S FARM

DATE: 05/07/2023

Aboriginal Housing Victoria’s NAIDOC Family Day at the Farm is back for 2023! The much-loved community event will feature traditional crafts, live music, dance, an

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NAIDOC WEEK – WATHAURONG YOUTH BALL

DATE: 05/07/2023

We are excited to host the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative Youth NAIDOC Ball for the first time in 2023! Thanks to funding from Barwon South West

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NAIDOC WEEK – ELDERS LUNCH

DATE: 04/07/2023

This years NAIDOC theme is For Our Elders and we are celebrating all of the Baba Rrang Tandop (Aunties and Uncles) in our Wathaurong community

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NAIDOC WEEK – FLAG RAISING

DATE: 03/07/2023

Join us at our annual Flag Raising event on Monday 3rd July as we officially launch NAIDOC Week 2022 at 62 Morgan Street, North Geelong.

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NAIDOC WEEK – WATHAURONG BALL

DATE: 01/07/2023

The 2023 Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative NAIDOC Ball tickets are on sale now!! This year Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will be at the picturesque venue of The

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Voice to Parliament – Community Information Session

DATE: 21/06/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members and their families are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 21st June from 5pm – 6pm, to hear

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#Wathaurongway Launch

DATE: 14/06/2023

On Wednesday 14th June, Wathaurong is launching our #Wathaurongway campaign developed by our Wathaurong staff across 2021-2023. The launch and campaign are a celebration of

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Voice to Parliament – Community Information Session

DATE: 07/06/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members and their families are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 7th June, from 5pm – 6pm to hear

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Reconciliation in the Park

DATE: 28/05/2023

Reconciliation in the Park will be held this year at Johnstone Park on Sunday, 28th May. Come along from 10am – 3pm. This event is

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National Sorry Day

DATE: 26/05/2023

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative invites you to join us for National Sorry Day at the Dance circle at the Co-op – 62 Morgan St, North Geelong.

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Voice to Parliament – Community Information Session

DATE: 24/05/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members and their families are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 24th May, to hear more information and share

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Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj – Koorie Heritage Trust

DATE: 23/05/2023

Next Tuesday, 23rd of May, our Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj group (Aunties and Uncles together) are heading up to Koorie Heritage Trust in Melbourne! The

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Births Deaths and Marriages

DATE: 16/05/2023

The Marguk-bulok koolin-ik (Aboriginal Outreach) team from Births, Deaths and Marriages is coming to visit Wathaurong. Tuesday, 16th May at 62 Morgan St, North Geelong.

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Rainbow Mob Family Violence yarning circle

DATE: 11/05/2023

SAVE THE DATE Rainbow Mob are invited to join Aunty Charmaine Clarke for a Yarning Circle about family violence on Thursday 11th May, between 5:30pm

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Voice to Parliament – Community information session

DATE: 10/05/2023

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members and their families are invited to Morgan Street on Wednesday, 10th May. To hear more information and share

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Aboriginal Housing Victoria Home Ownership Workshop

DATE: 10/05/2023

Aboriginal Housing Victoria are hosting a Home Ownership Workshop for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community members at our Geelong West office on Wednesday 10th

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Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj Group – Lunch

DATE: 09/05/2023

Calling our Aunties and Uncles! Our Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj group are catching up for lunch and a yarn on Tuesday, 9th May from 12pm.

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Kindergarten Registration Day

DATE: 08/05/2023

Do you have an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child that turned or is turning 3 or 4 this year? It’s time to start looking

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Sista’s Self Care Day

DATE: 07/05/2023

Calling all our strong, deadly sister girls! You deserve to treat yourself, and we’re giving you a Sista’s Self-Care Day so you can do just

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VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: 27/04/2023

On Thursday 27th April, from 5pm to 6pm, Community are invited to Morgan Street to hear more information and share their thoughts on the proposed

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TRADITIONAL GAMES + DAMPER MAKING – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 21/04/2023

Finishing off our school holiday program we will be coming together for some Traditional games and damper making! Friday, 21st April, from 11am – 2pm

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SKATEBOARDING – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 20/04/2023

Come and learn to skate with us these school holidays! We are encouraging kids (primary and secondary) to come along and skate with us these

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KOORI-OKE – COMMUNITY DINNER NIGHT

DATE: 19/04/2023

This will be a night you do not want to miss! It’s Koori-Oke time! Lets get our mob together for a night of singing, fun

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SILENT DISCO – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 13/04/2023

It’s time to show off your deadly dance moves in our silent disco! On Thursday 13th April from 11am – 2pm at 36 Hendy St,

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FOOTY 4 FUN – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 12/04/2023

Come along for a Footy 4 Fun session, in partnership with Aus Kick! For kids ages 5-14 years old. Wednesday 12th April at Kardinia Park

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ART SESSION – SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

DATE: 11/04/2023

Our Wathaurong School Holiday Program is starting off with a creative art Session! Tuesday 11th April from 11am – 2pm at 36 Hendy St, Corio

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Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj – Lunch

DATE: 11/04/2023

Our Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj group (Aunties and Uncles Together) are catching up for lunch and a yarn on Tuesday 11th April from 12pm. Come

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Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj – Werribee Zoo

DATE: 28/03/2023

Our Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj group (Aunties and Uncles Together) are heading to Werribee Zoo. Tuesday, March 28th. Meeting at 62 Morgan St, North Geelong

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Voice to Parliament – Community Information session

DATE: 24/03/2023

VOICE TO PARLIAMENT – On Friday 24th March, from 5pm to 6pm, Community are invited to Morgan Street to hear more information and share their

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Community Trivia Night

DATE: 23/03/2023

Come along to our Community Dinner night, where we will be playing a game of TRIVIA! On Thursday, March 23rd from 6pm – 8pm. We

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Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj Lunch

DATE: 14/03/2023

Our Baba Rrang Tandop Ngitj group (Aunties and Uncles Together) group are invited to come for a lunch together on Tuesday 14th, March 2023. At

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Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative 2021/22 Annual General Meeting

DATE: 26/02/2023

NOTICE OF 2021/2022 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) To all members, under Rule 36 of the Wathaurong AboriginalCo-operative Constitution you are hereby notified that the 2021/22

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PAKO FESTA PARADE 2023

DATE: 25/02/2023

Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will be participating in the 2023 Pako Festa parade again! Pako Festa will be held on February 25th. We have an opportunity

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Survival Day Gathering

DATE: 26/01/2023

On January 26th 2023, Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative will be hosting a Community event to commemorate “Survival Day”, at 62 Morgan Street, North Geelong, supported by

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Family Day Out at Serendip Sanctuary

DATE: 21/01/2023

Looking for something to do on the holidays with the family? Come join us on Saturday 21st January for a Family Day out at Serendip

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