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Marra Worra Worra is the oldest and largest Aboriginal Resource Agency in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Its primary aim is to provide support services to existing and emerging groups in the Fitzroy River Valley, and to assist them to develop as strong, autonomous communities and organisations. Based in the predominantly Aboriginal town of Fitzroy Crossing, its area of operations extends from Jimbalakadunj community,120 kilometres to the west, to Yiyili community, 170 kilometres to the east.

News & Events

  • 11Aug
    2015

    Students from Swinburne University Tour

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    Sixteen students from Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne have spent two weeks in the Fitzroy Valley helping to develop indigenous ideas into practical business plans. Tour leader Dr Rowan Bedggood of the university’s Business and Law faculty, said the group of 10 undergraduate and six postgraduate business students worked on different and challenging projects...

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  • 11Aug
    2015

    Rare photographs connected to UAM

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    Rare photographs of many local families connected to the United Aboriginal Mission in Fitzroy Crossing between 1951 and the 1980s have been chronicled for the first time for everyone to see. Keren Masters, nee Smoker, the daughter of missionaries Bruce and Pearl Smoker, has spent a year tracking down other missionary families – one as...

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  • 30Jul
    2015

    Goodes furore shows blackfellas how deeply whites misunderstand

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      ‘There is no greater role model than Adam Goodes to us blackfellas,’ says Dickie Bedford. The Adam Goodes issue has shown Australia is at a critical junction in its relationship with its indigenous peoples. While some may dismiss it as nothing more than a storm in a teacup, to me and many blackfellas in...

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