Introducing our 2020 Noongar Bonar diary and calendar!

Introducing our Noongar Bonar diary and calendar! Both resources have Noongar language throughout with a word list and an acknowledgement. The diary has a monthly planner, weekly planner for every month and, as it is a season diary, you can start using it in Birak season (December 2019). Diary A4 $40 Diary A5 $30 Calendar […]

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Linguistic training with UWA

Linguistic training at Noongar Boodjar Language Center at our new premises above the PEEDAC office in Cannington. UWA and NBALC making progress coming together. Training in ELAN transcribing.

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FREE Noongar Language Classes – FREE THIS YEAR ONLY

Kaya bandang, A five-week, 1-hour block of Noongar language classes will commence in November on 7, 14, 21, 28 November and 5th December from 2 til 3. Book online through the shop, or call 0484 300 020. Address: Unit 3/ 12 Burton Street, Cannington Time: 2pm til 3pm All welcome. As this is the first block […]

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Open for business in Cannington (Perth, WA)

The Noongar Boodjar Language Cultural Aboriginal Corporation wishes to inform the community that we are now open for business at the following address: PEEDAC, Unit 3/12 Burton Street, Cannington, Western Australia 6107 The phone number for the Centre has changed to 0484 300 020.

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Closure of the Noongar Boodjar Language centre premises in Bunbury

We would like to announce the closure of the Noongar Boodjar Language centre premises in Bunbury. The new address is PEEDAC, Unit 3/12 Burton Street, Cannington, Western Australia 6107

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2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages coin produced by the Royal Australian Mint.

It was an exciting time for the Noongar Boodjar Language Centre to be asked by the Australian Mint to showcase our Noongar word ‘BOYA’ (a common name used for money) on the 50 cent coin along with the other languages that are featured as well. This was an opportunity for the Noongar community to celebrate […]

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Australian Electoral Commission – encouraging and supporting Indigenous voters in language

For the 2019 Federal Election, the Australian Electoral Commission has developed a number of videos in 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.  The videos aim to support and increase electoral participation in remote communities.  In addition, these videos are a vehicle to celebrate and promote International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 on a national […]

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Kwobidak Maawit Lullabies in Noongar Language

Education Officer Charmaine Councillor from the Noongar Boodjar Language Centre partnered with CANWA and SWAMS celebrated their CD launch on the 20th of November 2018 at the Bunbury Regional Art Gallery. It was a time for all community to came and share and hear the beautiful Noongar Language songs that were created by the local […]

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NAIDOC Week 2018

The NAIDOC week theme for 2018 is: ‘BECAUSE OF HER WE CAN’ Posters are available here at the Noongar Language Centre Bunbury.  

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Linguist out and about

Denise Smith-Ali and Bethia Blonde were invited to attend a Dictionary Making Workshop in Kalgoorlie. This was an opportunity for our team members to work with other Linguists from various parts of Australia and around the World. The workshop was delivered to linguists from around the Australia about world-class dictionary-making technology. This was about world-class standard […]

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