As tens of thousands of people from across the State converge in Dubbo for the 48th Annual Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout, Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) is teaming up with the Western NSW Primary Health Network (PHN) to host a Women’s Forum on Friday 28 September.
Keeping in line with this year’s NAIDOC theme “Because of her, we can” the forum will focus on inspirational women in the local area and women’s health.
Acting Manager Aboriginal Health – Southern Sector, Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Directorate, Megan Smith said “This is a great opportunity to engage with Aboriginal women from across the State”.
“This is much more than your average forum. The focus for the day is to promote inspirational women for our local area by facilitating a series of presentations with an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and interact.
“There will also be entertainment and fun activities relating to women’s health issues”.
“We want to empower and recognise Aboriginal women and the role that they play in our communities as leaders”.
Attendees will receive a small gift. However, those ladies who want to attend with have to secure a ticket to the free event. Tickets can be purchased through ticket123 online.
Numbers for the event are capped at 120.
“WNSWLHD is proud to be a part of this annual event and be able to provide a free, relaxed and informative service for both local and visiting women to the region”. Megan said.
Date: Friday 28 September
Time: 1pm – 5 pm
Location: Dubbo RSL Club