The Australian Government is supporting social and economic projects that benefit remote Indigenous communities through the creation of jobs and employment-related participation activity, with funding of $150,000 for community training centre upgrades in Imanpa and Docker River.
Pirlangimpi, on the Tiwi Islands, has reached a significant agreement with the Australian Government to recommence negotiations for a 99-year township lease, opening up economic and home ownership opportunities in the community.
New accommodation for service providers in Fregon in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands has started to generate an income for the community which will be invested in improved infrastructure by the Community Council.
Results of the National Indigenous Languages Survey 2 (NILS 2) released today, paint a complex picture of the current state of health of Indigenous languages in Australia, but also show a growing recognition of their value as elements of identity and self-esteem.
Yamba’s Roadshow, the Central Australian healthy living musical starring Yamba the Honeyant and Jacinta Price, has performed to over 6500 children in remote areas of the Northern Territory and Queensland since early 2011.