Clarence Valley Close the Gap Day 2023

Clarence Valley Close the Gap is a day for all Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people to come together to share and learn from each other while participating in engaging activities from local community service providers. A local committee made up of local Aboriginal organisations and mainstream service providers come together to plan and coordinate this huge […]

Rising Warriors Camp

In the April school holidays 2023, we held a Rising Warriors camp that allowed 26 youth to participate in an on country fitness boot camp while incorporating cultural elements of connection and healing.   The boys who participated went on daily beach runs in preparation of the footy season ahead. Water based activities were then […]

South Sydney Rabbitohs Boots

This year we had some Aboriginal artists from the Northern Rivers area paint the NRL Rabbitoh player boots the auction after the game to help raise much needed funds for Aboriginal Children and Youth Programs. Local Aboriginal Artists included Jai Darby Walker, Shane Laurie Jnr, Floyd Laurie, Cody Walker and Aneika Kapeen.  Rabbitoh Player boots […]

Strong Women Healing

In February 2023, we held the first of many Strong Women Healing camps to come. Helping our community learn to heal from grief and loss together. Leaning on each other, sharing stories, engaging in culturally safe activities. A camp driven by the women who participated. Our Facilitators including Jenna McBeth and the Social Futures team, […]

Clarence Valley Close the Gap 2023 – SAVE THE DATE

Clarence Valley Close the Gap Day is coming back in 2023. For interested schools please click here. Once the form is complete we will communicate the next steps. Forms to be completed by Friday 3rd March 2023. For organisations that would like to sponsor the event for our community please click here to fill out the sponsorship application […]

Yugaamgan Festival 2022

On Saturday 29th October 2022 Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation coordinated a Yugaamgan Festival at Wooloweyah Hall on behalf of the Yaegl Elders Aboriginal Corporation. The day had Department of Environment Saving Our Species, local cultural facilitators including Raquel Binge, Deborah Breckenridge, Krystal Randall, and Kahlua Charlton.  Maclean Rotary Club volunteered on the day and cooked over […]

Acknowledgement of Country

Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation and Yaegl Elders Aboriginal Corporation partnered with Clarence Valley Council for a language program. The Yaegl Elders were to decide on a language project they would like to deliver within a 6 month time frame. The discussion that followed was full of ideas.  The Yaegl Elders then settled on creating a standard […]

Keeping Our Stories

“Keeping Our Stories – Stories from Yaegl Country” Official book launch was held at the Port of Yamba Historical Society on Friday the 22nd July 2022. This special project began in 2019, where Uncle Lester Mercy had a fantastic idea to record the stories of our Elders. Uncle Lester and Aneika Kapeen applied for funding […]

Yaegl Elders Gathering

The Yaegl Elders Aboriginal Corporation, currently supported by Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation, held a fantastic one day gathering on Yaegl Country on Wednesday 15th June 2022. This event attract approximately 70 elders from as far south as Bowraville and as far north as Tabulam. The Maclean High School hospitality students volunteers time to get some work […]

Clarence Valley Close the Gap 2022

On Thursday 2nd June 2022, Mudyala Aboriginal Corporation, along with a number of partners, hosted the Clarence Valley Close the Gap Day 2022. The day packed with over 900 school students was filled with activities, culture, language, and key messages from service providers on how we can all Close the Gap. The official opening of […]