Category: News

Dec 13

Take Charge of Your Life – Melbourne, March 2018

Bookings are now being taken for Take Charge of Your Life one day workshop in Fitzroy.  Facilitated by Kalikamurti Suich the workshop will be at 75 Reid Street, Fitzroy North on Friday 2 March 2018. More information here Download a poster here Book yourself in here

Jul 06

Welcome to the team: Kate Lawrence

We are excited to welcome Kate Lawrence back to the Central Desert  as our new program and project support contractor. Kate has a huge range of skills and networks and we are looking forward to having her on our team and being able to extend our quality services. Read More about Kate on the Our …

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Jan 03

Introducing Bibi Barba, the artist behind our Moments cards

Bibi Barba was born in Roma, Queensland, and raised in Liverpool, Sydney, Australia. Inspired by her Grandmother’s storytelling and her love of the land, Bibi’s artwork has a sense of vivid storytelling, melding traditional Aboriginal design with contemporary style. Speaking about her childhood Bibi says, “Every Sunday night we’d go to Nan’s for dinner, and …

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Sep 05

New Leadership Training Package

Centred in Choice is thrilled to announce that we are developing a new (yet to be named) Leadership Training package in collaboration with Bette Blance. Bette is the president of the William Glasser Institute New Zealand, a former member of the William Glasser Institute-Australia Board, and a former Australia and New Zealand representative on the …

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Feb 18

Dust, Diversity and Dedication – AASW NT Conference

As Convenor of the upcoming AASW NT Conference in Alice Springs, Kalikamurti encourages all people employed in inter-disciplinary positions in the human services and community sectors to this conference. It will be an interactive and informative event that focuses on sharing and upgrading skills. Click here for more information and to register. And what’s in the name? Dust includes grass …

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Jul 29

Trauma workshops endorsed by Social Workers’ Professional Association

We are delighted that members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) will be able to claim continuing professional development points (CPD) for attending the Trauma workshops with Lynn Sumida.  The workshops will take place in Melbourne and Alice Springs in September, and bookings are now open.  AASW members are also eligible for a discount. …

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Jul 29

Make your choice!

We have two sets of cards available for you to use to help you make positive changes in your life: Moments of Choice and Moments of Awareness.  Both feature beautiful artwork by Bibi Barba and words by Kalikamurti. Thoughts of the day; thoughts of the moment; ideas to help you get back on track; ideas …

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Jul 22

Centred in Choice proud to sponsor our local community radio station

We are delighted to become a sponsor of Alice Springs and Tennant Creek’s long running community radio station, 8CCC.  Its a great station full of local music, stories and characters, and reflects and celebrates the diversity of people who we share our comment with.  You can have a listen even if you aren’t in Alice …

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Jul 22

Centred in Choice partner challenges copyright infringement

Centred in Choice team member, Bibi Barba, created Desert Flowers in 2009 – a series of six paintings. One day, Bibi discovered that an interior designer had used her paintings in the design of carpets and furnishings for a hotel in Poland, without paying Bibi for the use of her work, arguing that she’d “redesigned” Bibi’s paintings and only used her …

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Apr 30

Workshops with Canadian trauma expert

Lynn Sumida

We are proud to be hosting Canadian NLP Trainer, social worker, and trauma expert, Lynn Sumida, in September 2015. Lynn is this year’s keynote speaker at the William Glasser Institute Australia conference, and she has extended her visit to share her skills and knowledge with people in Melbourne and Alice Springs. We are offering a …

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