CASSE Australia – Creating A Safe Supportive Environment

Our Vision

A reconciled Australia, with a two-way cultural heritage, living and dreaming together.

 

Our Mission

Changing minds and saving lives by using psychoanalytic approaches to violence, trauma and healing.

 

Our Core Work

By changing minds and spirit, we are saving lives. It is this simple belief which guides our work every day.

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2 weeks ago
CASSE Australia

Going bush today. Matthew (in troopie) and Nik are on their way to Santa Teresa for a Shields for Living Tools for Life cultural camp.

#casse #ShieldsforlivingToolsforlife #culturalhealingcamps #culture #traditionaltools #santateresa #northernterritory
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Going bush today. Matthew (in troopie) and Nik are on their way to Santa Teresa for a Shields for Living Tools for Life cultural camp.

#CASSE #ShieldsforlivingToolsforlife #culturalhealingcamps #culture #traditionaltools #santateresa #northernterritory

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That's great 👍👌😁

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2 weeks ago
CASSE Australia

CASSE pays deep tribute and gratitude to a “Great (and beautiful) lady with a big heart” who will be “fondly” remembered in Central Australia for her support, advocacy and walking alongside.

#RIP
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CASSE pays deep tribute and gratitude to a “Great (and beautiful) lady with a big heart” who will be “fondly” remembered in Central Australia for her support, advocacy and walking alongside.

#RIP

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Rest In Peace Anne, thank you so much for your contributions to Central Australia. It was an honour to know you and work with. My thoughts are with your family and everyone at CASSE at this difficult time.

Condolences to the family a remarkable woman..

Condolences to family and friends 🙏

A true lady with a big heart RIP Anne ❤️

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Our annual dreams

To take 60-100 youth per year on cultural healing Shields For Living,Tools for Life camps to make traditional tools every year.

To hold day cultural healing camps for the town at-risk youth a day a week at our Desert Knowledge site.

To be in Youth Detention Alice Springs one day a week to deliver traditional tool making.

What we deliver

Through our programs and resources we create spaces for intercultural exchange and understanding.
CASSE respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the lands on which we meet and work.

CULTURAL CAMPS AND TRADITIONAL TOOL MAKING

The Men’s Tjilirra Movement has partnered CASSE with Aboriginal communities in Haasts Bluff (Ikuntji), Mt Liebig (Amunturrngu), Kintore (Walungurru), Papunya (Warumpi) and Kiwirrkurra in Australia’s central western desert region. CASSE’s ‘Shields for Living, Tools for Life’ program delivers cultural camps for high-risk youth in Alice Springs at Desert Knowledge Australia, Willowra, Santa Teresa, Snow Bore, Titjikala, Tempe Downs, Lajamanu, Finke, Mutitjulu and Imanpa.

THANK YOU TO OUR AMAZING SUPPORTERS AND COLLABORATORS