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Living into Change

Little Desert National Park
29th April-1st May 2011
With Helen Densley & Margie Abbott

This gathering is an opportunity for you to engage with members of other mercy regions to connect and get to know each other by exploring your current experience, response and movement towards reconfiguring and becoming one Australian and Papua New Guinea Institute.

We chose Little Desert National Park as a venue for this gathering because it is half way between Melbourne and Adelaide. The sessions will start on Saturday morning and conclude with lunch Sunday. The timetable will leave some openings for walks and rest time.


You are asked to book your own accommodation and pay the lodge direct through the website:

Choices of Accommodation:

  • Standard ensuite $45 per night twin share
  • $77.50 single
  • Bunkroom $22 per person
  • Campground $20 powered site for two people

Phone Direct

Telephone: 0353915232

Cost: $150

  • Includes all meals from Saturday breakfast through to Sunday lunch;
  • Hire of the premises and facilitation.
  • Maximum participants 20.
  • If interested book quickly to ensure a place at this exciting weekend.

Little Desert…Location

From Adelaide:
Drive to Bordertown; Kaniva and Nhill
Sign to Little Desert is on your right.

From Melbourne:
Drive to Horsham; Dimboola and Nhill.
Sign to Little Desert is on your left.


If you are interested in this weekend gathering please contact either one of us before March 1st 2011.
0408 299 456
08 8299 0173
0439 662 551
08 8367 9623


Helen and Margie are Sisters of Mercy from Adelaide.
Both enjoy working together with groups using action methods.