Welcome to Weenthunga’s website.
Journey around this artwork with purpose and you will learn about our story of Balance created and shared by Shawana Andrews (Palawa) 2020 ©. ‘Balance across time, place and people through relationship, respect, reciprocity and responsibility.’
They create a path that others can follow and finally come together, drawing on old and new knowledge in their shared vision of First Nations’ health.
Click on the spiralling moths to learn more about Nyarrn-gakgo mangkie spaces.
The moths, humble creatures who show great adaptability and resilience, represent women as they move across Country and water, linking time and place through knowledge and understanding. They show great aptitude as they emerge from the earth, move through the community, learning from their Ancestors and Elders
The spiralling fish moving from the collective display strength and bravery in their leadership, leading through education and the support of generations.
Click on the spiralling fish to learn more about Aunty’s Voice
The fish show a river of movement of community through time, from past to future, demonstrating connectedness and leadership. They also show diversity across communities that builds strength from its networks and two-way learning and working.
Click on the river of fish to learn about becoming a Weenthunga member.
Click on the swaying leaves to learn more about Cultural Safety and Critical Consciousness workshops.
Click on the wombat to learn more about the Victorian Aboriginal Health Education Network online (VAHENonline).
The Ancestors in possum skin cloaks stand together strong beneath the ancient trees and Elders, showing the way.
Click on the top river stones to visit our Member Portal.
This image represents balance across time, place and people. It shows the timeless anchor of mother earth with the 4 principles of relationship, respect, reciprocity and responsibility embedded within.
Click on the rocks to learn more about our Vision & Values.