Media

Yolonde's Yarnings: July 2019 E-News
15
Jul

Yolonde's Yarnings: July 2019 E-News

From soap-making in Doomadgee to supporting Ruth’s Women’s Shelter in Cairns, a major rebranding and attending the Women Deliver conference in Vancouver, click here to check out what Yolonde has been up to over the past few months….

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Media Coverage - Oasis Magazine
2
May

Media Coverage - Oasis Magazine

Who could turn down an invitation to be the ‘cover girl’ for the May edition of Oasis Magazine Cairns?!

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Media Article - Mums on a Mission
1
May

Media Article - Mums on a Mission

Yolonde is profiled in a ‘Mums on a Mission‘ feature in the May edition of Pakmag Cairns, speaking about her work on – and vision for – the Moon Sick Care Bag Project.

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Media Article - Long Trek to Empower Women
18
Apr

Media Article - Long Trek to Empower Women

PNG newspaper ‘The National’ features the Moon Sick Care Bag Project, outlining how Cairns-based Kokoda trekking company Getaway Trekking is helping support menstrual hygiene for women in remote areas of PNG.

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Yolonde's Yarnings: March 2019 E-News
29
Mar

Yolonde's Yarnings: March 2019 E-News

An update on Yolonde’s activities in the first quarter of 2019… full of news and stories about the beautiful women and communities she works with here in FNQ and further afield. Click here to read!

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Interview with Murray Jones, Classic Hits 4CA 846AM
27
Mar

Interview with Murray Jones, Classic Hits 4CA 846AM

‘Championing the needs of women in remote areas’ is how Breakfast Show host Murray Jones describes Yolonde’s work… click here to listen on the 4CA website or download below.

Media Article - Movie makeup workshops at Tamwoy Town
8
Mar

Media Article - Movie makeup workshops at Tamwoy Town

The Torres News helps to spread the word about Yolonde’s Deadly FLASH MOB youth engagement program on Thursday Island.

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Media Release - Young people urged to head along to character-building workshops
4
Mar

Media Release - Young people urged to head along to character-building workshops

FROM special effects movie makeup to face painting, musical performances and fantasy photos, upcoming workshops will give local youth the chance to learn new skills, have fun and maybe even earn some money in the future.

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Media Article - Care Bag Project helps women here and in PNG
27
Feb

Media Article - Care Bag Project helps women here and in PNG

The Cairns Post covers the partnership between Yolonde Entsch and Sue Fitcher and how the Moon Sick Care Bag project is benefiting women in remote Queensland, and further afield in Papua New Guinea.

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Media Article - Koori Mail
27
Feb

Media Article - Koori Mail

The national Indigenous newspaper ‘The Koori Mail’ highlights the success of the Moon Sick Care Bag Project in Doomadgee.

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Media Release - Washable sanitary pads continue to connect women
22
Feb

Media Release - Washable sanitary pads continue to connect women

A home-grown partnership between two Cairns businesswomen is providing Aboriginal women with income-generating opportunities while improving the education, health and wellbeing of girls and women in PNG.

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Hello 2019! An update from the YWAM Cairns Community Ambassador
6
Feb

Hello 2019! An update from the YWAM Cairns Community Ambassador

E-Newsletter: Glasses Drive target of 5000 pairs smashed… Why not volunteer onboard the YWAM Medical Ship in 2019?  Read more here

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Association of Independent Retirees Cairns - February Newsletter profile
1
Feb

Association of Independent Retirees Cairns - February Newsletter profile

Yolonde welcomed the opportunity to speak at the AIR Cairns December meeting, updating members on her activities to empower and engage women and communities in Australia and PNG.

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Gift of sight has no price
14
Dec

Gift of sight has no price

The PNG Air inflight magazine takes a close look at the YWAM Glasses Drive led by Yolonde Entsch in its December issue.

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Bobbins, bees and blisters... a year in review
6
Dec

Bobbins, bees and blisters... a year in review

Find out what Yolonde has been up to in 2018 and what’s ahead in 2019 with the Empowering Women Program E-News: December 2018

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Empowering Aboriginal Women - Women Deliver Conference 2019
30
Nov

Empowering Aboriginal Women - Women Deliver Conference 2019

A short video overview of how the Moon Sick Care Bag project has been life-changing for women such as Veronica Walden who live in the remote Queensland community of Doomadgee.

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Media Release - PNG women welcome local pad project
17
Oct

Media Release - PNG women welcome local pad project

TWO Doomadgee women have returned from a visit to extremely disadvantaged villages in PNG with a renewed focus on helping women and girls to manage menstruation with dignity and confidence.

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Media Release - Bringing the community together one stitch at a time
22
Aug

Media Release - Bringing the community together one stitch at a time

Yolonde Entsch took two Doomadgee women to Brisbane where their work on the Moon Sick Care Bags project in conjuction with My Pathway was highlighted at the launch of Global Citizen’s #SheIsEqual campaign.

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Interview with Adam Stephen, ABC Far North
15
Aug

Interview with Adam Stephen, ABC Far North

Yolonde Entsch and Cathy Zeiger discuss their work helping women in disadvantaged communities before headlining the launch of Global Citizen’s #SheIsEqual campaign.

Interview with Rod Coutts, Cairns FM89.1
12
Aug

Interview with Rod Coutts, Cairns FM89.1

Rodney Coutts takes an in-depth look at ‘the life and times of Yolonde Entsch’ for the Saturday Morning Interlude Program.

Media Release - Drawers emptied as FNQ digs deep for YWAM Glasses Drive
22
Jul

Media Release - Drawers emptied as FNQ digs deep for YWAM Glasses Drive

A fantastic outcome with some of the 3500-plus prescription glasses and sunglasses donated by Far Northerners handed over to the YWAM Medical Ship today.

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Interview with Murray Jones, 4CA Cairns
12
Jul

Interview with Murray Jones, 4CA Cairns

A great chat with 4CA Breakfast Host Murray Jones at the mid-way point of the YWAM Glasses Drive.

Media Release - Keep the glasses coming to help the people of PNG
5
Jul

Media Release - Keep the glasses coming to help the people of PNG

More than 2200 pairs of unwanted sunglasses and prescription glasses have been donated already for the YWAM Glasses Drive… please help us achieve our target of 5000!

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Interview with Zara Margolis, ABC North West Queensland
26
Jun

Interview with Zara Margolis, ABC North West Queensland

Listen to Yolonde Entsch and Veronica Walden share their story of how the Moon Sick Care Bags came to be with ABC North West Queensland.

Made in Doomadgee
21
Jun

Made in Doomadgee

Check out this short video produced by My Pathway which highlights the achievements of the Doomadgee women and the Moon Sick Care Bag project.

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Interview with Greg Reid, Black Star Radio
21
Jun

Interview with Greg Reid, Black Star Radio

Yolonde Entsch and My Pathway CEO Paul Synnott share the amazing story of how the women of Doomadgee have embraced the Moon Sick Care Bag project.

Media Release - Inspirational project connects women across borders
21
Jun

Media Release - Inspirational project connects women across borders

A group of hardworking Doomadgee women have embraced making ‘Moon Sick Care Bags’ which are helping young girls and women in Papua New Guinea to stay in school.

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Video - Rescue Swag's Mission to Improve Lives in PNG
17
Jun

Video - Rescue Swag's Mission to Improve Lives in PNG

Rescue Swags are literally saving lives in Australia. Yolonde was very grateful to meet the founder, the amazing Tracey Beikoff, as the pair saw an opportunity to adapt the swag into a Birthing Kit which Yolonde distributed in PNG through her work with the RRRC.

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Interview with Adam Stephen, ABC Far North
13
Jun

Interview with Adam Stephen, ABC Far North

Interview on the launch of the YWAM Glasses Drive with Yolonde Entsch, Cairns Community Ambassador for YWAM Medical Ships, and Morgan Elliston, Cairns Youth Ambassador.

Media Release - Help the people of PNG to 'see a brighter future'
12
Jun

Media Release - Help the people of PNG to 'see a brighter future'

YWAM Medical Ships’ Cairns Community Ambassador, Yolonde Entsch, has launched a campaign to collect 5000 pairs of unwanted prescription glasses and sunglasses from Far Northerners.

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Media Release - Sea Swift helps out in PNG humanitarian effort
29
Aug

Media Release - Sea Swift helps out in PNG humanitarian effort

Northern Australia shipping company Sea Swift has teamed up with local organisation RRRC Connect to help donate 52 Rescue Swags to help a poverty-stricken region in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Media Article - RRRC promotes ranger program to UN
13
Nov

Media Article - RRRC promotes ranger program to UN

A Papua New Guinea ranger program has been showcased for the United Nations in New York by Cairns program representatives … the ranger program has been running in PNG since 2013 …

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Empowering women through the gift of linen
12
Dec

Empowering women through the gift of linen

A Linen Drive headed by Yolonde Entsch with the support of RRRC Connect, Cairns Soroptimists, Sea Swift and the Cairns community was a major success.

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Yolonde Entsch Radio Interview Audio File
12
Dec

Yolonde Entsch Radio Interview Audio File

“Celebrating women and femininity and the tools we bring to the table … We women represent half of humanity and until we step up and represent half of decision making, I don’t believe we can achieve peace and harmony.”

Interview: Cairns FM 89.1
17
Jun

Interview: Cairns FM 89.1

Yolonde Entsch and Gay Muller have an in-depth chat with Mary Hikimet, presenter of the PNG Women’s Program, about their experiences volunteering aboard the YWAM Medical Ship in remote areas of Papua New Guinea and the genesis of the Moon Sick Care Bag initiative. (Note: interview starts at 18 min 13 sec)

Media Article - Community linen drive provides much-needed aid to Australia's nearest neighbours
5
Dec

Media Article - Community linen drive provides much-needed aid to Australia's nearest neighbours

The ABC Far North takes a look at Yolonde’s hugely successful Linen Drive held in 2016 to benefit extremely disadvantaged villagers living in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. Click here to read more!

 

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