Women participating in a smoking ceremony.

International Women's Day celebrations at Nambucca Heads Hall.

Celebrating, supporting and uplifting fellow women

Mar 08, 2024

International Women’s Day at Nambucca Heads Hall was an opportunity for the community to come together, bring a plate, and lift each other’s spirits.

Elders, mothers, sisters, daughters and community organisations opened the event with a smoking ceremony before hearing from healthcare service providers and guest speaker Shakiah Stacey from Uniting AFT (Aboriginal Families Together).

Those present were invited to create a plaited band with someone they hadn’t met before, or someone they had not seen for a while, and yarn as they worked together.

The event was a collaboration of the Mid North Coast Local Health District, Uniting AFT, TAFE, and Nambucca High School.

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