Date

29 Apr 2021
Expired!

Time

2 x sessions | 2PM-4PM | Dining hall, DASSA, Derby
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kimberley Regional Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Plan – Draft plan consultation with Elders, community and key stakeholder – Derby

The SEWB Team at KAMS, on behalf of the WA Mental Health Commission, would like to invite you to attend a consultation on the development of a regional suicide prevention plan for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley for the period of 2021 – 2025.

Background context

The Western Australian Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025 recommends the development of a Western Australian Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Strategy, informed by dedicated regional plans prioritising culturally secure approaches to social and emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention.

Download WA Suicide Prevention Framework 2021-2025 here.

A draft of the Kimberley Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Regional Plan 2021-2025 will undergo face to face consultations to ensure it is responsive to, and respectful of, the needs of Aboriginal people in the Kimberley region.

Consultation dates and community visits as follows:

Dates Location Venue Times
Apr 19 Mon Kununurra Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation, Speargrass Road 9AM-11AM &

1PM-3PM

Apr 20 Tue Kununurra Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation, Speargrass Road 9AM-11AM &

1PM-3PM

Apr 21 Wed Balgo Balgo Community swimming pool 1PM-3PM
Apr 22 Thu Balgo Balgo Community swimming pool 9AM-11AM &

1PM-3PM

Apr 27 Tue Broome Lotteries House, Cable Beach Road 9AM-11AM &

2PM-4PM

Apr 28 Wed Broome Lotteries House, Cable Beach Road 9AM-11AM &

2PM-4PM

Apr 29 Thu Derby Derby Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation (dining hall), Ashley Street 10AM-12PM & 2PM-4PM
Apr 30 Fri Derby Derby Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation (dining hall), Ashley Street 10AM-12PM
May 3 Mon Halls Creek Kimberley Language Resource Centre (KLRC), Terrone Street 9AM-11AM &

2PM-4PM

May 4 Tue Halls Creek Kimberley Language Resource Centre (KLRC), Terrone Street 9AM-11AM
May 5 Wed Fitzroy Crossing Karrayili Adult Education Centre, Flynn Drive 9AM-11AM &

2PM-4PM

May 6 Thu Fitzroy Crossing Karrayili Adult Education Centre, Flynn Drive 9AM-11AM
May 7 Fri Bidyadanga KRCI Office, Bidyadanga Road 10AM-12PM & 1PM-3PM

 

The draft Kimberley Aboriginal Suicide Prevention Regional Plan will be available online for feedback once consultation and validation takes place, so it will be available shortly on the KAMS website.

If you would like to hear more about any of the activities happening with KASPT and how you can be involved, please contact Stefanie on spcapacitybuilding@kamsc.org.au.

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