2019 Achievements

  • Hosted a 2 and half day Youth Facilitator Training Camp
  • Lead the Cairns NAIDOC Community March
  • Enaged with Aurukun Youth Advisory Council
  • Hosted our 4th annual well being camp
  • Volunteered at Saint Gerard Majella Primary School NAIDOC
  • Volunteered at the Parramatta State School NAIDOC
  • MC at National Job Link's Charity Bush Tucker Dinner and Film Premier
  • Sponsored 10 young people to attend the Cairns NAIDOC Corporate Breakfast
  • Delivered workshops and MC at the Department of Education's Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow  & Indigenous Leaders for the Future Conference
  • Delivered Student leadership activities in support of the Transition Support Services and Central Queensland University Resilience Project.
  • Delivered school holiday activities for Cairns Coconut Resort during
  • MC Birrimbah Beauty NAIDOC Afternoon tea
  • 5 members attended the Queensland Indigenous Youth Leaderhip Progam and the Eric Deral Indigenous Youth Parliament
  • Supported Mount Saint Bernard College with Year 7 Induction
  • Delivered 8 Weeks of Yarrabah State School Girls Leadership Program
  • Facilitated Cairns State High School Senior and Junior Leadership workshops
  • Delivered Peace Lutheran College Staff Professional Development
  • Delivered Mount Saint Bernard's Yr 11 Leadership retreat
  • Delivered NAIDOC Activities  to Western Cape College
  • Flag bearers for the Cairns Festival Grand parade

2018 Achievements

  • Hosted a games night with Peace Lutheran Boarders
  • Hosted our 3rd annual well being camp
  • Participated in the Space & Place activities for young people
  • Delivered Peace Lutheran College Leadership Camp
  • Delivered Mount Saint Bernard's Yr 11 Leadership retreat
  • Delivered school holiday activities for Cairns Coconut Resort during
  • Volunteered at the Department of Education's Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow  & Indigenous Leaders for the Future Conference
  • Delivered NAIDOC Activities  to Western Cape College
  • MC'ed the Wuchopperen Health Service's Children's Day Celebrations
  • Delivered Student leadership activities in support of the Transition Support Services and Central Queensland University Resilience Project.
  • Flag bearers for the Cairns Festival Grand parade
  • Delivered work readiness workshop to Trinity Bay State High School year 10 Indigenous students

2017 Achievements

  • Celebrated our first NITV Good news new piece
  • Volunteered at the FNQ Department of Education & Training's Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow & Indigenous Leader for the Future Conferences
  • Flag bearers for the Cairns Festival Grand parade
  • Hosted 2nd Annual Wellbeing Camp at Murray Falls National Park
  • Hosted our first games night with boarding students at Peace Lutheran College
  • Supported the Transition Support Services Team in the Christmas Break up
  • Held a stall at the Cairns NAIDOC in the Park celebrations
  • Soft Launch at the Cairns Regional Council
  • 2 members spoke on the FNQ ABC radio as part of National Youth Week
  • Fund-raised money for our organisation through car washes, Sausage sizzles and raffles
  • Supported National Youth Week Champion, Luana Healey for the Yarrabah Youth Sports day
  • Provided young people with weekly gatherings, fostering positive social interactions
  • Provided young people with opportunities to develop life skills including sexual health
  • Began developing the DIYDG Website

2016 Achievements

  • Hosted inaugural Wellbeing camp
  • Delierved 4 Youth-led & designed projects in the Murray Street Community funded by Oxfam Australia and Auspiced by Anglicare North Queensland
  • Volunteered at the FNQ Department of Education & Training's Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow & Indigenous Leader for the Future Conferences
  • 25th October: DIYDG became a registered Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Corporation with ORIC.
  • 15th November: Elected first DIYDG board – Nicole Caelli, Semara Jose, Merrissa Nona, Alyce Jose, Stephina Tranby, George Bell, Stacee Ketchell, Mamie Buderus, Daniel Rosendale
  • 10th December: Our first DIYDG Family Christmas Celebration

2015 Achievements

  • Delivered a 10 week Mental Heath Program called Awareness Starts With Us in partnership with Personal Trainer George Bell & Wuchopperen Health Services funded by the Queensland Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, Queenland Governement and auspiced by Woompera Muralug Co-Op society Ltd.
  • Hosted a Close The Gap Day event at the Manoora Community Centre
  • Volunteered at the FNQ Department of Education & Training's Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow & Indigenous Leader for the Future Conferences

 

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