CemeNTmix theatre show raised hepatitis awareness

At July Community Dinner, CemeNTmix, DCA youth theatre group, presented its short play to pay tribute to the World Hepatitis Day and spread more awareness about hepatitis and testing.

Community Dinner July 2014

With a crowd of 100 people July 2014 Community Dinner was more intimate which suited the program perfectly.

Community Dinner June 2014

Monthly community gathering "Community Dinner" saw another night of various cultural performances, delicious food and community togetherness at its best.

Community Dinner May 2014

The Community Dinner in May attracted a big crowd of 200 people including NT Attorney-General John Elferink and local MLAs Delia Lawrie and Peter Styles. CREATE Foundation presented 'The Power Within' - a photographic e-exhibition of 24 young people with an out of home care experience.

Community Dinner April 2014


With a new lay-out this month's Community Dinner on 28 April 2014 was less squashed and a lot more comfortable for all. As usual the food was excellent thanks to My Sisters' Kitchen participants.

Annual General Meeting held 23 April 2014

Board Meeting after the AGM

The Darwin Community Arts Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at the Malak Telecentro on Wednesday, 23 April 2014. The AGM accepted the Annual Report for 2013-2014 and the Audited Financial Report for 2013.

Possible Youth Hub Project with Red Cross

Adrian McCann and Jim McDougall

Adrian McCann of the Australian Red Cross met with Jim McDougall and Bong Ramilo on 23 Apri 2014 to discuss his idea for setting up a youth hub, and a possible alternative venue for The Shak (The Shak’s lease is expiring in September and landlord not willing to renew).

Kultour Conversation in Darwin

Kultour Conversation at DEC, 12 April 2014

Marcus Hughes, Kultour Program Manager, facilitated conversation about Kultour and cultural diversity in the arts at the Darwin Entertainment Centre (DEC) on 12 April 2014.

Meeting regarding Chi Suwichan's visit to Darwin

Cherry Lin, B. Brown, Sandar Tun and Bong Ramilo met on 10 April 2014 to discuss a possible visit to Darwin by Chi Suwichan, a Karen artist, musician, and educator based in Thailand. Cherry and Brown are from the Karen community in Darwin and have agreed to help organise Chi's visit from 25 May.

Project 21 Digital Storytelling

DCA, through its Frontline and Arts Access Darwin projects, worked with six artists of Project 21 to produce digital stories in the first term of 2014. The workshops were a continuation on digital photography workshops also facilitated by DCA in the last term of 2013.