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Group of Aboriginal women and children dressed in colourful clothing stand in front of a grey and blue building on a path with grass in the foreground.
Stories | 20 Oct 2017

Women from Wujal Wujal Women’s Group drove north to the Starcke Homestead for 3 days of yarning, fishing and lots of laughter. However, things didn’t go entirely to plan!

Announcements | 19 Oct 2017

The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 18 years and over who smoke tobacco decreased significantly from 55 per cent to 45 per cent, a fall of 22 per cent, over 20 years from 1994 to 2014–15, according to new modelling by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in partnership with the Menzies School of Health Research.

Announcements | 19 Oct 2017

The Wajarri Yamatji people and the Budina people have celebrated significant native title determinations this week in Western Australia.

Announcements | 16 Oct 2017

A $3 million plan has been unveiled to address the cultural barriers and disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.

Announcements | 13 Oct 2017

An $842,000 funding boost from the Australian Government will help the Bubup Wilam Early Learning Aboriginal Child and Family Centre give scores of children a stronger start in life.

Four black whales swim in a blue sea with a rocky cliff top in the foreground.
Stories | 12 Oct 2017

Forty seven students from Yalata Anangu School and Oak Valley Anangu School were recently rewarded for their good school attendance with a trip to the Head of Bight, South Australia, for a memorable whale watching experience.

Announcements | 12 Oct 2017

The Australian Government is seeking expressions of interest from organisations to deliver in-prison employment services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Announcements | 12 Oct 2017

On Friday 13 October 2017, we will chair the Native Title Ministers’ meeting at Parliament House in Canberra where Commonwealth, state and territory ministers will meet to renew and reinvigorate discussions on collaborative pathways to improve the native title system.

Large group of Indigenous youth and young adults and police officers sit and stand on a lawn in front of a two-storey building.
Stories | 11 Oct 2017

Profound changes are happening in Redfern and surrounding communities due to Clean Slate Without Prejudice, a program designed to motivate and inspire local young people. It introduces discipline into the lives of participants through early morning boxing and martial arts, language lessons and breakfasts, and excursions to Aboriginal cultural sites.

Announcements | 10 Oct 2017

Today is World Mental Health Day – a day to raise awareness and educate people and communities about mental health issues.

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