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Wellah Weekend

We were so excited to see over 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men join us for a Wellah Weekend in March 2019

What is a Wellah Weekend?
The EJ Whitten Foundation partnered with Spark Health to create this brand new event for Aboriginal Men, and we had the most incredible Wellah Weekend together!

A Wellah Weekend is the most fun you will ever have shaking up your lifestyle!

We coordinated some of the best facilitators in Aboriginal Health and Well-being from around the state to create an action packed agenda to fuel the mind, body and spirit. 

The March 2019 Wellah Weekend was hosted by Aboriginal Psychologist and all round legend, Dr Graham Gee, while Yarn Bark, Lowell Hunter (Wayapa Wurruker), Luke Daley and Steve Parker (and heaps more!) led specialist workshops throughout the camp . The weekend finished off the weekend with a surfing session at Islands Surf School! 

 

Wellah Weekend participants experienced:

- Opportunities to learn more about health and Aboriginal Culture.
- Fun workouts for all fitness levels and ages
- Good laughs and new friends
- Stronger mob connections
- Better links to and awareness of health services and supports

 

Hear from the Wellah Weekend participants...
You can see all the action from the weekend captured by James Henry Photography on the Spark Health Facebook Page here. 

 

Hear our Wellah Weekend participants sharing their experience with the ABC Gippsland who came to the Wellah Weekend to hear from the Wellah Fella's

 

 

Wellah Weekend Promotional Material

 

Wellah Weekend March 2019 - Key Information
Dates: Friday 22nd March (6pm) to Sunday 24th March (2.30pm)
For: Aboriginal Men living in Victoria over the age of 18 years. 
Where: Philip Island Adventure Resort on Boonwurrung Country - 1775-1801 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes VIC 3922.
Cost: Free!
What do I need to bring? All meals, bedding and activities are supplied at Wellah Weekend.
All you need to bring is you!
Wellah Weekend is a drug and alcohol free event
Don't be worried about your fitness! It doesn't matter if you're just starting out or running marathons - Wellah has got you covered! 

 

Wellah Weekend Camp Brochure
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Click here to download the Wellah Weekend State-wide camp brochure

Wellah Weekend Camp Tee Spark Health EJ Whitten Foundation

Limited edition Wellah Weekend Tee for all Camp participants!

 

For more information about the Wellah Weekend, please contact Sarah:

sarah.sheridan@sparkhealth.com.au / 0437584123

 

EJ Whitten Foundation acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.

Victorian Government