News and Upcoming Events

The Murdoch University website hosts a site with many more Kulbardi-related articles.

NAIDOC Week: Challenging the Sacred

Key Note Speaker - Steven Oliver, ABC Black Comedy

NAIDOC Week: Challenging the SacredKulbardi Aboriginal Centre invites you, and your friends and family, to attend our NAIDOC event at Murdoch University. Join us as we challenge the sacred and embark on a journey to understand what it means to be a part of a truly ancient culture in 21st century Australia.

When: 9 July 2015, 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Where: Murdoch University, Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre
RSVP: kulbardi@murdoch.edu.au or call 08 9360 2128

The evening promises to be a wonderful night with drinks and delicious Indigenous inspired canapés, as well as a performance by talented musicians Lucy Peach and Murdoch student Jacob Wehr-Murphy. Ingrid Cumming and our two student essay winners will also be speaking on the night, as we challenge the sacred and explore what it means to be Aboriginal in the 21st century.

Friends and Family Welcome!

Kind regards,

The Kulbardi Team.

Celebrate 40 years of Indigenous Excellence

Celebrate 40 years of Indigenous ExcellenceApril 2015

Murdoch University Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre, The Reconciliation Action Plan Committee and the Office of Alumni Relations invites our Indigenous Alumni & Indigenous Staff to Save the Date for our upcoming Celebration of 40 years of Indigenous Excellence at Murdoch University and the launch of the new Reconciliation Action Plan.

Date: Thursday 28 May 2015
Venue: Murdoch University, South Street Campus
Time: 7pm - 10pm

Please help us spread the word by forwarding to any Murdoch University alumni you may know and encouraging them to update their contact details. Official invitations and RSVP instructions will be sent soon so keep an eye on your email inbox.

Warm regards

Braden Hill
Manager - Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre &

Professor Rhonda Marriott
Chair - Reconciliation Action Plan Committee &

Vanessa Fernandez-Kennedy
Manager – Murdoch University Alumni Relations

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Alumni profile: Kimberley roots a career boost for filmmaker

Alumni profile: Kimberley roots a career boost for filmmakerMarch 2015
Documentary maker Vicky Biorac counts working on Baz Luhrmann’s film Australia and television drama Home & Away among her career achievements.

Deadly Dreaming: Youth Event for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

Deadly Dreaming: Youth Event for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander StudentsJuly 2014
The purpose of this partnership is to address the challenges faced by aboriginal youth and their support services in the South East Corridor.

Call to Action on Women-Centred Care: Vulnerable Communities and the Millennium Development Goals

Call to Action on Women-Centred Care: Vulnerable Communities and the Millennium Development GoalsMay 2014
We acknowledge the people of many traditional countries and language groups of Western Australia. We acknowledge the wisdom of Elders both past and present and pay respect to Aboriginal choices and communities of today

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Kulbardi helps nursing student take to the air

Kulbardi helps nursing student take to the airDecember 2013
Named for a Noongar word meaning ‘wings to fly’, the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre at Murdoch University has literally helped one of its students take to the air with the Royal Flying Doctors Service.

Cultural Awareness Program conducted by Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre

Steven DhuOctober 2013
Kulbardi Centre conducted its first training programme for Murdoch Staff on 18th Sept 2013.

Murdoch student pens children’s book on Aboriginal culture

October 2013
Murdoch University student Alton Walley is sharing Aboriginal culture and knowledge through the publication of his first illustrated children’s book, Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot..