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  • Yeddung Mura Story | SCENE

    Global Community Initiative Includes Canberra Indigenous Organisation During NAIDOC Week ​ 3 WEEKS 500 VOLUNTEER HOURS 1000 ITEMS $35,000 DONATED GOODS ​ ​ Indigenous Community service, Yeddung Mura, have become the newest member of the Colourful Communities family. ​ Colourful Communities is a PPG global program to improve spaces with colour and have undertaken over 300 projects around the world. The refreshed, brightened community and care spaces have impacted the lives of close to 7 million people. Among the many recipients are; hospitals, schools, children’s homes, aged care, public spaces and zoo’s. To see all the amazing community transformations and find out more about the PPG Colourful Communities initiative visit their website at ​ Yeddung Mura Care Centre in Fadden Canberra is proudly the first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island PPG Colourful Community. Yeddung Mura (Good Pathways in Ngunnawal Country language) offer services, support plus activities to individuals, families and the broader Indigenous Community in the Capital. Yeddung Mura was established by Gilmore Church to address Community concerns raised by local Elders. Improvements to the 12 areas at the Care Centre means Yeddung Mura have; revitalised spaces to deliver services and programs, professional areas for more community groups to access, and beautiful rooms to embrace and comfort vulnerable members of the Indigenous Community. To learn more about Yeddung Mura please visit ​ Beautiful Spaces, Better Living is the aphorism for Canberra based free community improvement organisation, Scene. Founded by interior designer Candice Addicoat, who believes fresh, inviting and inspirational community & living spaces lift people, generating positivity and motivation. Scene engaged PPG after being welcomed at Yeddung Mura to improve and redesign the facility. The staff described their current needs and future vision for their clients, families & the local Indigenous Community. PPG were immediately on board to help and provided all the paint & painting equipment for the project. The local Canberra community pulled together to make the transformation happen in time for NAIDOC Week 2020. Major contributors for the centre’s décor include Ikea, Fantastic Furniture, The Green Shed, The Snow Foundation, Bunnings, Kmart with Suez helping with the tidy up. As well as many other smaller but equally valued contributions. ​ Scene would like to thank all the Yeddung Mura staff especially Chairperson Deanne Booth, Margaret Blackman CFO and Pastor Priestley Obed CEO. Also PPG for their overwhelming support and generosity from the Head Office team, also here on the ground at the PPG paint trade centre in Fyshwick. Thank you to all the big and small local businesses as well as the individual Canberrans donating items, materials and services. Scene would especially like to thank all the volunteers who gave their time and care to show their support to Yeddung Mura. ​ 'It has been a privilege to deliver this project to Yeddung Mura and the Community they support. It’s also been reaffirming to see the Aussie Spirit is still alive and strong during unprecedented times. Love you Australia." Candice Addicoat, Scene founder ​ return to Yeddung Mura Gallery or Project Gallery

  • Project Gallery: Yeddung Mura 3 | SCENE

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  • Project Gallery: Yeddung Mura 4 | SCENE

    Yeddung Mura before & after slider - Elders and Womens Room image only - Elders and Womens Room before & after slider - Parents and Childrens Room image only - Parents and Childrens Room image only - Parents and Childrens Room Mural image only - Volunteers image only - Volunteers image only - Volunteers ​ return to Project Gallery ​ ​ ​ image only - Volunteers

  • Project Gallery: Yeddung Mura 2 | SCENE

    Yeddung Mura before & after slider - Food & Nutrition Areas before & after slider - Food & Nutrition Areas before & after slider - Food & Nutrition Area image only - Food & Nutrition Areas image only - Food & Nutrition Areas image only - Food & Nutrition Areas image only - Food & Nutrition Areas more... or return to Project Gallery ​ ​ ​ before & after slider - Community Café

  • Programs | SCENE

    ​ ​ Decorated used furniture & décor inspired by Indigenous Australian design. ​ ​ ​ Personalised spaces for people undertaking medium to long-term residential therapy. ​ ​ ​ ​ Program for public housing tenants. ​ ​ ​ ​ Through care program - details coming soon. ​ ​ ​


    ​ ​ Flexible, inclusive learning. Community projects are the perfect environment to learn skills for people who have barriers to main-stream education. ​ Barriers may include personal circumstances or family obligations. Mental, emotional or medical issues. Language and culture obstacles. ​ SCI STEP offers self-paced, personalised learning. ​ ​ There's a broad range of skills like painting and assembling furniture, or creative endeavours such as décor and artwork. Digital based activities like 3D modelling, project planning and administration. Plus simple repetitive tasks often suiting those with emotional issues or special needs. Participants also having the option of suggestion relevant skills and activities. When a skill-sets are at a proficient level SCENE aims to embark on a social enterprise 'Service by SCENE'. A soft, safe transition into employment. ​ learn more...