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Announcements | 19 Aug 2014

The Australian Government has this week announced a further $300,000 for the completion of the Mai Wiru and Foodbank SA business redevelopment project in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) lands in South Australia.

Announcements | 15 Aug 2014

The Australian Government will provide Adelaide and Port Adelaide Football Clubs with up to $600,000 to run football programmes aimed at improving school attendance across the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.

Announcements | 8 Aug 2014

The Australian Government is moving to further strengthen governance arrangements for Commonwealth-funded organisations that deliver services to Indigenous Australians. Poor governance not only affects individual organisations delivering services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, it also affects quality of services and outcomes achieved.

Announcements | 1 Aug 2014

The Government welcomes Mr Andrew Forrest’s Review of Indigenous Training and Employment Programmes.

Announcements | 29 Jul 2014

The Indigenous Employment Programme Labour Market Assistance Outcome report has now been released.

Announcements | 28 Jul 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a new Facebook page, ACCC – Your Rights Mob – Indigenous consumers, to help inform and empower Indigenous consumers to stand up for their consumer rights.

Announcements | 23 Jul 2014

The Australian Government’s School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) will be rolled out in the East Arnhem Land communities of Milingimbi, Galiwinku, Gapuwiyak, Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala at the start of Term 3, 2014.

Announcements | 17 Jul 2014

New research into volatile substance use in Far North Queensland has found the misuse of inhalants is a barrier to school attendance and employment – two of the keys to reducing Indigenous disadvantage.

Announcements | 16 Jul 2014

There has been an increase in the rate of home ownership among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, while the extent of overcrowding has declined, according to 3 papers released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Announcements | 15 Jul 2014

I am pleased to welcome the return of 14 ancestral remains to the Goemulgal of Lag Mabuyag in the Torres Strait and the Wajarri Yamatji peoples of Western Australia, from the Charité University Hospital in Berlin.