The history, culture and achievements of First Australians will be celebrated through a $1.4 million Coalition Government grants round that will support events to be held as part of NAIDOC Week activities in July.
The Hon Jane Prentice MP, Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services, will today launch the NDIA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Strategy and Rural and Remote Strategy in Cairns.
Nearly 700 jobs and traineeships in tourism and hospitality are being created for First Australians across the country, thanks to a $6.7 million grant provided under the Coalition Government's Tailored Assistance Employment Grants programme.
Anangu people living in the central Australian community of Mutitjulu will enjoy greater economic opportunities, localised decision-making and investment in housing, thanks to new township leasing arrangements finalised today.
Immunisation is the most significant public health intervention in the past 200 years because it provides a safe and effective way to prevent the spread of many diseases that cause hospitalisation, serious ongoing health conditions and sometimes death.