Dadirri: Ancient Aboriginal 
Mindfulness Traditions

2nd & 3rd May 2023


Two-day workshop for growing Cross Cultural Communities of Care and Communities of Practice in Trauma Integrated Services


Aim of this workshop: The main aim of this workshop is to locate the ancient Aboriginal tradition of mindfulness within the work of trauma recovery in Australia and elsewhere.

Objectives of the workshop: The workshop objectives are to establish principles of practice, using mindfulness in self-care, family care and community care and in the development of communities of care, and communities of practice in all trauma recovery work.

On completion of this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Utilize the practice of Dadirri as an Ancient Mindfulness tradition essential in all trauma recovery – community healing work.
  • Recognize the importance of cultural fitness in all community work.
  • Use the cultural tradition of mindfulness in self-care and care practice while undertaking trauma recovery work.
  • Identify issues of self-awareness and demonstrate the skills of journaling or story mapping as a conscious and cognitive record of the self-awareness, self-reflective process.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to enable effective communication in trauma recovery work using
    symbols, art, and music in storytelling and story-mapping.
  • Define and support the development of communities of care.
  • Critically analyze concepts in establishing communities of
    practice, and be able to respond to trauma recovery – healing across generations.
  • Implement community development processes for building community-healing networks.

For ticket registration and payment, email [email protected]. This workshop is open to all members of the public.

Cost: $750 per person (includes GST)
Dates: Tuesday - Wednesday, 2nd & 3rd May 2023
Times: From 9:00am to 4.30pm, both days
Venue: Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre
33 Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha QLD 4556
Max: 25 places

 What is Provided: 

  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (a nutritious and delicious morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea that both celebrates ancient ingredients sovereign to First Nations Peoples across Australia and being given a First Nations Accredited Nutritionist/Practising Dietitian of Australia’s thumbs up) 
  • PDF Version of Workshop resource booklet
  • Two facilitators
  • Certificate of Attainment
  • Accommodation and travel is at your own cost.

Please note: Wattleseed Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing is Supply Nation Registered.

Contact Tracy Hardy to discuss further:
Mob: +61 0408725091
E-mail:  [email protected]


Workshop Facilitators

Tracy Hardy

Lead Facilitator

Tracy is a Gamilaroi woman, Accredited Dietitian/Nutritionist, Beauty Therapist and Founder of Wattleseed Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing, a 100% Aboriginal owned business based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Tracy is an accredited Wayapa® Wuurrk practitioner, an earth connection practice, based on ancient Indigenous wisdoms, focussing on taking care of the Earth as the starting point for creating Earth-Mind-Body-Spirit well-being. She has completed a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Trauma and Recovery and a proud Lead Facilitator for We Al-Li’s Dadirri and Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated Care, Practice and Healing workshops. Tracy takes a personalised, holistic, culturally centred and trauma informed approach to health and wellbeing, foods, food systems and environments, applying a strengths-based, holistic and cultural lens, focussing on sustainable and healing connections, conversations and actions. She truly believes in the strength and healing power of understanding the impacts of trauma and revitalizing and sustaining connections to traditional foods, lands, and practices. Tracy believes through two-way sharing of knowledge we foster understanding and grow stronger in self, mind, body, and spirit wellbeing.

Kylie Marjambi Miles


Kylie is a proud Irish woman and blood tied to Githabul, Ngarakwal and Minyambal Peoples of the Northern Rivers. Kylie co-creates Fire Ritual and Ceremony and has experience with Birth Blessings, Weddings and Trauma Recovery among many other Community and Cultural Services. Kylie Marjambi, Flight of the Owl, to walk as a living example and interpreter of the ancient way in the context of the next 7 generations. Based on her Great Grandmother’s & Great Grandfather’s Lands & Waters in Uki of the 5 Rivers of the Githabul Ngarakwal Moiety in the mountains of the Northern Rivers of NSW. Marjambi’s bloodlines include Githabul, Ngarakwal and Miningubul as well as South Sea Islander (Vanuatu) on her father’s side. On her mother’s side her ancestry is from County Clare in Ireland as well as Welsh and Norse blood. Kylie Marjambi holds the blood of the colonised as well as the colonisers. The focus of her walk is to lead by example a return to new old ways of being and seeing. Ancient wisdom, connection and grounding ceremony for modern times to honour the old ones and our habitat, Planet Earth.

Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated
Healing to Community
and Organisations