The establishment of the Koobara Bush Tucker Garden. Brisbane North Primary Health Network and Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) – Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists “Plan for School Readiness” program. Chelsea Rolfe presented a paper on “Why Koobara” at the World Indigenous Education Research Conference in Norway. PMC granted Funding to start the Digital…
Launch of the “Deadly Kindies Campaign” by the Ambassador Jonathan Thurston and the Hon Kate Jones MP Minister for Education. Duncan Roma & Vicki McLeod joined staff.
Launch of the “Deadly Ears, Deadly Futures Program” at Koobara. Officially opened by the State Minister for Health Mr Cameron Dick MP. Joanne Claybourn (long-term Staff Member) retired. Current Co-Director Chelsea Rolfe joined staff.
Successful with our New Funding under the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet “Children and Schooling Programme”.
Koobara was the runner-up for the Reconciliation Trophy. Koobara Celebrated our 40 years Anniversary. Koobara was successful in grant funding for the purchase and installation of the Administration Demountable.
Koobara was on the front page of the Bedrock Early Childhood Journal – Article was “Breaking down the Barriers”. Koobara Children’s Bio Bin project was displayed in the Queensland Museum for 7 weeks. Koobara starts to compile its History (Uncle Lewis & Auntie Ruth Hegarty).
Joanne presented training to Early Childhood Services and Staff in Bamaga. Ruby McHugh (Long term Staff Member) retired. Ruth Roma joined staff.
Cynthia Inman joined staff.
Koobara started the annual community breakfast for the remembrance of the anniversary of the Apology.
Children and Staff of Koobara attended the PCYC at Zillmere to watch and share the Apology to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Commencement of Indigenous Children’s Program (ICP) “Early Intervention Program”.