IN THIS TOGETHER – we can each play a part to slow the spread of COVID-19!
In April 2020 Reconciliation Victoria announced that they were offering Small Grants to support Communities to adapt and be innovative on how ‘together’ we can respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Health Promotion Team received a small grant, which allowed us to invite primary school children in the Knox and Maroondah areas to enter a competition to design a poster that conveys a key message on how we can slow the spread of COVID-19 using a cultural lens to incorporate learnings and perspectives of Aboriginal culture.
Students were supported to use themes, images, art, language that represented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, and were encouraged to yarn with their friends, teachers, families and/or a local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community member for ideas.
This project was also supported by our EACH Ngarrang Gulinj-al Boordup Team (Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing).
Congratulations to the two winners below on creating these amazing creative pieces, and well done to all the children for participating in the project and creating such fantastic artwork which you can view in the poster booklet below.