March 22, 2022

Harmony Day: Throwing The String at the Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre

Nik Rosalski and Wayne Scrutton engaged the youth and the guards in the Youth Detention Centre in Alice Springs today in an activity of throwing the […]
February 11, 2022

The Youth in Crisis

Commentary by Pamela Nathan, Director of CASSE Aboriginal Australia Relations Program The Mayor of the Northern Territory town of Alice Springs, Matt Patterson, pleads with about […]
February 11, 2022

Mr Robert Hoosan calls for urgent action to take youth out on country

Mr Robert Hoosan, CASSE Cultural Consultant talks with Nik Rosalski, CASSE Co-Ordinator of Programs. Robert is under lockdown at his home at Old Timer’s Camp. He […]
June 24, 2021

Let me take you to the heart of Australia to the town of Alice Springs

Everyone is talking about the “youth crisis” and the supposed spike in crime. These youth are often labelled BAD and many think they need to be […]
May 13, 2021

Bighouse Dreaming: A Declan Furber Gillick yarn

Reflections by Pamela Nathan – Director CASSE Australia Bighouse Dreaming showed at the Arts Centre Melbourne from the 5-9th of May, 2021.  Pamela Nathan notes “it now has added […]
February 9, 2021

Awakenings on Ancestral Lands

By Pamela Nathan I was honoured to have my recent paper, ‘Awakenings on Ancestral Lands‘, published in Issue 17 of Psychoanalysis Downunder, the online journal of The Australian […]
December 21, 2020

CASSE Newsletter – December 2020

It has been a very BIG year for us all! COVID-19 catapulted us all a crisis curveball and thrust Black Lives Matter into centre stage. The […]
December 21, 2020

CLC Camps Update

Earlier this year, the Central Land Council (CLC) provided funding for CASSE to run camps to support youth through the challenges of the pandemic. Mr Robert […]
December 21, 2020

Shields for Living, Tools for Life – Camp Updates

Image: Robert Hoosan teaching youth how to make tjilirra ‘Shields for Living Tools for Life’ (SFLTFL) is CASSE’s rehabilitation program based in the Alice Springs region for ‘at-risk’ […]
December 19, 2020

Two-Way Therapy seminar

Image: Queenie McKenzie, Dreaming Place – Gija country,1995 We were honoured to have CASSE’s ‘Shields for Living, Tools for Life’ program nominated as the recipient of proceeds from […]
December 19, 2020

National Director’s Report – December 2020

Image: Youth from Finke on a cultural camp – thumbs up! Hello friends of CASSE It has been a very BIG year for us all! COVID-19 […]
September 11, 2020

Youth Black Lives Matter

As Stan Grant says, “In those words of a man dying (I can’t breathe) at the hands of a white policeman, I hear my history. It […]