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27 September, 2021

Better Together Child Protection Week – a huge success

AS a part of Child Protection Week, Better Together Atherton hosted their Child Protection Week event, with over 40 families showing up on the day.


Children learnt arts and crafts.

AS a part of Child Protection Week, Better Together Atherton hosted their Child Protection Week event, with over 40 families showing up on the day. 

The event saw the community coming together in celebration, creating new connections across the regions with Better Together’s services. Community Development Officer from Better Together Kristy Madden said it was an enjoyable day for the whole family. 

“The most enjoyed activity by the kids was the sprout head gardening activity where they created and took home a sprout head creation that they will nurture, water and watch grow in their own home,” she said. 

“We have volunteers who helped put together the event, collection and distribution of donations, set up and pack down the event, and are the friendly smiling faces that interact with the people attending. 

“We are passionate about fostering positive community connections and engagement, and these events allow us to facilitate this.” 

Highlighting the day was the indigenous dance group Gooliwana Bana Dancers doing a dance and acknowledgement to country as well as the gardening and reading activities available.

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