Between early 2018 and late 2019, DMA was involved in a very special project with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural support group, The Deadly Allstars.

Justin set up a service design scaffold that would see the Allstars – a group of young indigenous people in care – lead their own garden design and construction project.

For DMA the project was an exercise in supporting self-determination. For the Allstars it was about leaving a legacy and creating a healing and reflective space for yarning.

Mawang means ‘together’ in the Wiradjuri language. It’s what the garden was all about.

Share our journey Creating Mawang here:

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