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Reset & Resist!

A free mob-only healing event with FYA First Nations in Naarm.


Reset & Resist! is an in-person healing event in Narrm for young mob (16-35 yrs). Following a challenging year for many mob, this gathering is for us to come together to connect, reflect and reset in our collective strength ahead of invasion day and the year.

It’s a space to yarn with other young mob in Naarm about the things that matter to you and to celebrate Blak joy with some live music and a feed. Join us for a morning at Aunty Alma’s to Reset & Resist!

This event is in partnership with Common Ground, Koorie Youth Council (KYC), Seed Mob and National Indigenous Youth Education Coalition (NIYEC).

What you can expect

When and where

  • Venue: Aunty Alma Thorpe’s Gathering Place at Dardi Munwurro, 546 – 550 High Street, Preston VIC 3072
  • Time: 9.30am – 12pm

How much does it cost?

This event is free to attend for young mob.

Is this for me?

This free healing event is for Young First Nations people in Narrm aged 16-35 who want to connect with the community, heal and build strength together for the upcoming year.

Frequently asked questions

What is the agenda?

  • 9.30AM – Acknowledgment of Country
  • 9.35 AM – Smoking Ceremony
  • 9:50 AM – Intro to event/hear from our partners
  • 10:10 AM – Yarning Circle
  • 11:10 AM – Closing remarks
  • 11:15 AM – Morning tea and live music by Maylene Yinarr
  • 12:00 PM – Finish

Who is leading the workshops?

 The yarn will be led by the First Nations team at FYA. You can find out more about them here

What inclusion and accessibility support will be provided?

We work to make all our events as accessible to as many people as possible. 

This event is a COVID-19 safe event and accessible for all Mob. 

If you have any access requirements, please reach out to Teina at to book in time to chat via zoom or phone.

Is this a free workshop?

This event is free to attend, just register here.

Who can I contact for more information?

If you’ve got questions about the yarn, you can email Teina Te Hemara at