The mysterious case of the appearing Namatjiras

The mysterious case of the appearing Namatjiras

When the Purple House was donated a rare Albert Namatjira painting in December 2017, we assumed it would be a once-in-a-lifetime moment. The painting by the famous Central Australian watercolour artist was donated by Ngurratjuta Aboriginal Corporation to fund a salary...
Run, Sweat, Inspire: Zibeon runs for Purple House

Run, Sweat, Inspire: Zibeon runs for Purple House

He’s done it! Zibeon Fielding has successfully completed an ultra-marathon through the APY Lands of South Australia raising over $50,000 for Purple House. It all began in 2016, when the 24 year-old health worker and father from Mimili community, was selected for...
Remote dialysis funded by Medicare

Remote dialysis funded by Medicare

Remote dialysis will be funded by Medicare from November 2018, through a new Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) item number. The funding, which was announced as part of in the 2018 Federal Budget, means that Medicare will, for the first time, cover $590 of each dialysis...
Sarah Brown is HESTA Australia’s Nurse of the Year for 2017

Sarah Brown is HESTA Australia’s Nurse of the Year for 2017

Purple House CEO Sarah Brown as been awarded HESTA Australia’s Nurse of the Year for 2017. As the Northern Territory’s only entrant in the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards, Sarah has run Purple House since 2003, after many years working as a...
Indigenous Governance Award winners

Indigenous Governance Award winners

Purple House are very excited to be winner of Reconciliation Australia’s Indigenous Governance Award Category A (incorporated organisations) for 2016. The announcement was made at an awards dinner on 24 November in Sydney. Chair of the Indigenous Governance...
Patrick Tjungurrayi: Beyond Borders launched in Alice Springs

Patrick Tjungurrayi: Beyond Borders launched in Alice Springs

The story of Purple House founder Mr Tjungurrayi was launched on Saturday 30 May 2015 at Papunya Tula Artists in Alice Springs supported by the Business Council of Australia.Patrick Tjungurrayi is revered throughout the Western Desert for his strength in Aboriginal...