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Dhumba: Star

Dhumba: Star

$25


Description

TEAR’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Program.

Support TEAR Australia’s partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia.

'Dhumba' is a Woi Wurrung word for 'talk, tell, speak.' We aim to talk together, tell the stories and speak out with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Artwork by Melbourne-based Indigenous artist Safina Stewart - www.artbysafina.com.au
Traditional Country: Mabuiag Island, Torres Strait and Wuthathi Country, QLD

How your gift helps

TEAR's Dhumba program:

  • Supports the training of entrepreneurs and community workers
  • Builds the capacity of Aboriginal organisations
  • Amplifies the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Provides ways of bringing Indigenous and non-Indigenous people together.

For $25, you can make a donation to the Dhumba program. You'll receive a beautiful card by Melbourne-based Indigenous artist Safina Stewart.

What you receive
  • Choose from a printed card, e-card or download-and-print pdf card (or no card, just a tax-deductible receipt).
  • Links to e-cards and download-and-print cards are emailed after checkout.
  • The amount you have donated will not be on the card.
  • Printed cards:
    • A blank envelope for your card.
    • Free standard postage within Australia (5-7 working days) or $6 for Express Post (2-3 working days). Express Post cards will normally be sent the same day if the order is made before 1:30pm AEST. Please note: Express Post only operates in these areas within Australia.
    • Note: We cannot ship printed cards outside Australia (but you can still order the digital cards).
    • Note: We do NOT write on your cards—they are delivered to you to personalise.
  • A tax-deductible receipt.