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Postcard Project Bios

Young Palmerston artist aged 10 - 17 created 15 different picture postcards with messages about hope and staying connected during tough times. Postcards have been distributed to Palmerston residents, so they could use them to message friends and family.

For more information about 'Postcard for Palmerston' project, please contact Sally Weir, Palmerston youth Programs Coordinator, Department of the Chief Minister Phone 89465136 or 04162897 or Email sally.weir@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Postcard 1

Postcard 1

Mikayla
Age: 17
I hope that the bright colours in my postcard design make people feel happy

Postcard 2

Postcard 2

Wilson 
Age: 11
A chance to share my art

Postcard 3

Postcard 3

Shane
Age: 17
I am inspired by my family and our connection to our country. The message I wrote with my entry was “Connect with people, connect with land and remember – always wash your hands”

Postcard 4

Postcard 4

Renee 
Age:15
Drawing and painting always makes me happy and I wanted to share my work to make others happy

Postcard 10

Postcard 10

Tyren 
What inspired me to do this was living in Palmerston and what I like to do in Palmerston and what is good about it

Postcard 5

Postcard 5

Damani
Age: 16
Turtles make me happy and I love turtles

Postcard 6

Postcard 6

Allen 
Age: 15
Inspired by Grandmother

Postcard 7

Postcard 7

Taleena
Age:16
Me and my family inspired me

Postcard 9

Postcard 9

Tyren
What inspired me to do this was living in Palmerston and what I like to do in Palmerston and what is good about it

Postcard 8

Postcard 8

Damon 
Age:15
I’m proud of being an Aboriginal man. Love my people and culture

Postcard 11

Postcard 11

Melissa 
Age: 16
It is because of my background that made me paint this postcard

Postcard 12

Postcard 12

Rickquan
Age: 17
To help COVID 19 to go away. And life is beautiful!

Postcard 13

Postcard 13

A group of 5 young people 
Average age: 18 years
Out and about one day, collecting sticks, we thought they could be made into stick people. So, with colourful string, we joined some arms on and made some clothes. It then went on to be a stick people family
 

Postcard 14

Postcard 14

Brendan 
Age:17
Croc, swim fast and reminds me to slow down and live life better and happier

Postcard 15

Postcard 15


Charli-May
Age:16
After seeing and hearing all the devastating stories about the koalas during the 2019/20 bushfires