Indigenous Community Links (formerly Community Support Service) has operated since July 2009. It is designed to support Indigenous community members and their families, by providing links and referrals to a range of mainstream and Indigenous services, such as welfare and social support, employment, family violence, health (including drug and alcohol services), legal, child care and housing. Services also encourage the development and fostering of relationships with other service providers by promoting access and pathways to their services, including through the provision of Internet access.Indigenous Community Links operates through a network of 65 not-for-profit organisations, in 88 locations/clusters, representing more than 140 Indigenous communities across Australia.Burrunju Indigenous Community Links is funded by FaHCSIA http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/indigenous-australians
The Queanbeyan office of the Indigenous Community Links general holds a yarnup every couple of months. Next Yarn up will be on 16 June 2015 and will be held at the ICL Office 216 Crawford Street Queanbeyan NSW Please download the invitation flyer from here
Burrunju Indigenous Community Links provides free internet and computer access for members of the service.Elders are encouraged to have a yarn to Wayne or Michael about using the computers to access information like your online Centrelink, look up information about a project you may be doing or even just keeping in contact with your mob through Facebook and Twitter.
Burrunju Aboriginal Corporation supports Indigemail Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Network. Indigemail is a not for profit Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Email and electronic information Network of Australia that provides a holistic approach to helping our people enhance their opportunities and shares and cares about our people through the distribution of info throughout our Nation Wide Network.DescriptionINDIGEMAIL is an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander run Mailing Network system created to connect the Indigenous communities of Australia. Our email network system aims to promote and distribute information from state to state to enable the community optimum access to information for:- Local, Regional, State and National Aboriginal Events in all sectors- Employment Opportunities- Educational opportunities - Sporting Opportunities- Sorry Business/ Funeral Community NotificationsAnother goal of Indigemail is to create a fund that would enable us to contribute to community interests such as contributions to fees for attendance of culturally appropriate events. This would include sporting events at a national level, small assistance for families affected by loss. In some cases we have had families who have lost everything in house fires and we would like to be able to provide even the smallest contribution to assist in these times of suffering.Emails from all states are significantly important for our mob to share what is happening in each state.