Yarning Online OnCountry – a case study featured in Close the Gap Campaign Report 2022

Taragara is proud to be included in the Close the Gap Campaign Report 2022.

“This year’s report, produced by the Lowitja Institute for the fourth time, highlights how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are leading the way in transforming health and community services, policies and programs, with foundations of culture and Country at the centre, despite unprecedented health challenges from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.”

Yarning Online OnCountry: Technology supporting cultural connections

The Close the Gap case study, ‘Yarning Online OnCountry: Technology supporting cultural connections’ is on pages 40 and 41 in the report.

“While the COVID restrictions were necessary to ensure the safety of our Elders and our communities, the increased isolation and loneliness impacted health and wellbeing. Elders were missing the chance to participate in their usual activities – and to gather with extended family and friends.” Dr Lorina Barker

Read more HERE

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