NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CULTURAL CENTRE

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    Tony Clemenger – executive director
    0419 431 649.
    Address details
    L1 397 Chapel Street South Yarra 3141
    EMAIL
    tony@nicc.org.au
    PHONE
    1800 995 007
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    About culture
    What is NICC?

    The National Indigenous Cultural Centre will primarily be focused on the preservation and promotion of Indigenous culture across Australia. It is anticipated that NICC will be culturally safe, designed to allow Indigenous and Non-Indigenous visitors to be immersed in real Indigenous experiences.

    https://aiatsis.gov.au/ngurra

    THIS is going to be an ACT / Federal investment (enabling much of the following / so NICC is to be more digital in delivery and Walkabout will enable the physical delivery around Australia (at the Royal and Regional Shows / at fetes, festivals, events, celebrations – public and private (we have bush tucker, gift shops, tailored entertainment = what indigenous culture do you seek at your next event / function???…

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    Our Culture

    NICC is working with The Walkabout Australia Foundation = learn more.

    The National Indigenous Cultural Centre will primarily be focused on the preservation and promotion of Indigenous culture across Australia. It is anticipated that the space will be culturally safe, designed to allow Indigenous and Non-Indigenous visitors to be immersed into real Indigenous experiences.

    Cultural Tours
    An open park area planted with native flora with educational tours regarding the medicinal and nutritional properties of these plants.
    Art Galleries
    An art gallery with rotating exhibitions of Indigenous artists from across Australia.
    Research Facilities
    Research facilities – specifically for projects whose outcomes will significantly contribute to the Indigenous community.
    Classrooms
    Classrooms (of different sizes) for learning / teaching / discussing – also available for hire to conduct art, cooking and well-being classes.
    Commercial Hub
    Commercial Indigenous Hub – co-working space that provides Aboriginal businesses the opportunity to grow their global presence.
    • An open park area planted with native flora with educational tours regarding the medicinal and nutritional properties of these plants
    • This open park area would also allow visitors to view demonstrations of Aboriginal building and hunting techniques (boomerang, spear making and throwing, eel traps) as well as traditional Aboriginal dance and games
    • An art gallery with rotating exhibitions of Indigenous artists from across Australia
    • Classrooms (of different sizes) for learning / teaching / discussing – also available for hire to conduct art, cooking and well-being classes
    • Theatres (of different sizes) to showcase Aboriginal films, music, poetry readings and theatre / dance, as well as conduct large cultural information sessions for schools
    • Research facilities – specifically for projects whose outcomes will significantly contribute to the Indigenous community
    • Retail space / cafes / restaurants & global e-commerce portal – showcasing Aboriginal products:- books / clothing / food…
    • Commercial Indigenous Hub – co-working space that provides Aboriginal businesses the opportunity to grow their global presence
    • Residential Space – low cost safe accommodation for Aboriginal students studying at Victorian schools and universities (this will also provide for staff and visiting performers
    • NICC must also have an ongoing international touring program enabling the world to see Indigenous art, theater, music, food, books, clothing…
    Pay It Forward

    Become an enabler for the chasing of dreams by supporting the positive promotion of Indigenous culture, experiences, art, dance, entertainment, bush tucker, enterprise, mateship and love when you become a Walkabout Australia VIP Member.

    VIP Walkabout Membership Includes

    1. VIP Discounts up to 25% ongoing on the Walkabout Australia website
    2.Free Lifetime membership to the National Indigenous Cultural Centre

    Help us send an Aussie Kid a book
    Every membership will ensure a “Come Together”Children’s Book will be delivered to an Australian child.

    Membership is $52 per year, which is only $1 per week.

    NICC’s history
    NICC has worked with RMIT Masters of Architecture to research and develop a few design options:-
    Option One
    Option Two
    Option Four
    Option Five
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