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Shoalhaven program prevents Aboriginal youth re-offending | Milton Ulladulla Times



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Tyrone Walter says the Ngudjoong Billa program has put him on a better path. He’s recently completed the 20-week program and said it has helped him get his white card and feel a greater connection to his Aboriginal culture. And now his eyes are set on joining the Army. During its demonstration phase, The program has helped 73 young Aboriginal people reintegrate and transition out of the juvenile justice system. All of those who completed the 20 week program did not re-offend during that time. Started in 2017, and delivered in partnership between the South Coast Medical…

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