Coles goes purple for NAIDOC week

Coles goes purple for NAIDOC week

Coles supermarkets across the Northern Territory and selected regional Western Australia have again partnered with Purple House to celebrate NAIDOC week 2022. From today until Sunday 10th July, Coles will donate $1 for every customer wearing the colour purple during...
Getting patients home to “paradise” on Elcho Island

Getting patients home to “paradise” on Elcho Island

In May this year, Purple House opened a newly staffed renal unit on Galiwin’ku or Elcho Island in partnership with Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation. The island is located just off the coast of east Arnhem land and is home to more than 2,000 people. Residents...
Animating the COVID-19 vaccine

Animating the COVID-19 vaccine

When COVID-19 hit the Purple House knew its patients would be some of the most vulnerable and that getting the right information out to community was critical. So we worked with Brendan Kavanagh from Highway Learning and an animation in Pintupi-Luritja (Western Desert...
Purple House launches Pintupi-Luritja translator

Purple House launches Pintupi-Luritja translator

Today Purple House launched ‘Wangka Kutju’ – the first software to provide real-time, sentence level translation between English and Pintupi-Luritja, with text to speech capabilities. It uses sophisticated functions to translate full sentences in...
Purple House holds its first conference Share a Tale

Purple House holds its first conference Share a Tale

In April 2019, Purple House held its first-ever conference, Share a Tale at the Alice Springs Convention Centre in Alice Springs. More than 50 delegates joined us from around Australia for this special conversation about remote dialysis, community-led healthcare and...