Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia, and pay respects to all Elders, past, present, and emerging.

Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia's vision is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership, excellence and presence across all parts of the Australian mental health system and the achievement of the highest attainable standard of social and emotional well being, mental health and suicide prevention outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Implement the Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Declaration to progress Closing the Gap

Following today’s release of the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National Agreement onClosing the Gap,...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health sector braces for first Australia Day post-Voice referendum

Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia and its members are bracing for an increase in racism,...

MEDIA RELEASE – Real commitment needed to remedy the impacts of the Voice Referendum

18/12/2023 – MEDIA RELEASE Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia is calling for the Australian Government...

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The images featured in this website are details from artwork by Aunty Roma Winmar. Aunty Roma is a Noongar artist, born in Gnowangerup, a small town in the south-west of Western Australia, in 1944. Her artwork has been presented nationally and internationally with numerous exhibitions. Aunty Roma is a Noongar Language teacher at the Moorditj Noongar Community College in Middle Swan, Western Australia. Copyright: Roma Winmar 2018