Category: News

We work with Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi

Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation (Waltja) is an Aboriginal controlled community-based organisation, which does good work with families, grounded in strong culture and relationships. They work in remote Central Australian Aboriginal communities, across nine languages and across more than one quarter of the Northern Territory. Our work with them: Management support Project development and grant …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gift ideas

Visit our online shop for gift ideas for your family and friends – gifts that will last. You can find a variety of relaxation practices and other resources to assist you in taking charge of life.