Louise Hookham

2023 Youth Leadership Camp – Busselton

TOur MADALAH Youth Leadership Summit for 2023 was a huge success! It all started on Friday 3rd November when students arrived at our office ready to hit the road to Busselton. We made a stop along the way at the Crooked Carrot located in Bunbury for morning tea, before making our way to Busselton Camping […]

Montanna Campbell – WA Police Force Aboriginal Cadet Program

Montanna is a young Noongar, Walmajarri and Gooniyandi woman from Katanning, and a MADALAH Alumni from Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School. In year 12, she had the tough job of planning out what she was going to do in her career after school but had plenty of options having completed certificates in Sport and Rec, PE Teaching […]

MADALAH & Future Footprints 2023 Graduation and Awards Celebration!

Thursday 7 September, MADALAH and Future Footprints came together to celebrate their 2023 graduating cohort. An impressive 86 Year 12 Graduates and 15 Tertiary Graduates were congratulated and acknowledged for their outstanding achievements and hard work. The evening started with a mesmerizing traditional dance and cultural performance from Penrhos and Aquinas College Indigenous students. Accompanying […]


This year we hosted the 9th MADALAH Ball on Saturday 5th August at the Crown Towers Grand Ballroom! It was our biggest ball to date with more than 850 guests filling the room! The black-tie event helps to raise much needed funds for our scholarship program and allows us to showcase the many talents of […]

MADALAH YEP Graduation Summary

On Sunday, 25th June, MADALAH in partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation hosted the final wrap up and official closing ceremony for the Youth Empowerment Program! Participants, staff, and family members attended the whole day event, and we again would like to thank each individual for attending. The day consisted of two separate activities, first half was the […]

MADALAH Youth Empowerment Program Summary 2023

MADALAH’s 10-week Youth Empowerment Program was designed to cater for our Senior male students (Moorditj Maamans), and senior female students (Boordiya Yorga’s), to enhance and enrich their current skills and gain more of a solid lead on how to influence and inspire our People. We thank Mitsubishi Corporation for giving our students the opportunity to […]

MADALAH Youth Leadership Summit 2022 – Day 1

On Thursday 11th August, our 27 MADALAH Youth Leaders were up early and ready to hit the road from the big smoke to travel to Gunnado Farm. The students were amazingly well behaved on and off the bus during our 5-hour commute. Upon arrival at Gunnado Farm, we unpacked our bags before venturing off to […]

Acknowledgement of Country

MADALAH acknowledges and pays tribute to the Whadjuk Noongar, the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which we work, and we pay our respects to their Elders – past, present and emerging. This acknowledgement extends to the First Peoples’ land across the state of Western Australia which is home to the many students that we support.

MADALAH recognises and values the continuity of cultural, educational and spiritual practices of First Peoples.

We wish to advise our First Peoples that this site may contain the names, images or audio-visual recordings of people who have passed.