Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said National Sorry Day was an important day in the life of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, especially for those of the Stolen Generations.
A report released today shows that Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory is strong on inputs, but poor on results.
An independent review has highlighted the need for strong native title holding bodies that are able to maximise the potential for social and economic development for Indigenous people.
Torres Strait Islander artist, Harry Pitt, has won this year’s National NAIDOC Poster Competition for his artwork, Those who Stand to Defend our Land.
Indigenous heritage in Fletcher’s Lake will be strengthened thanks to $147,100 in funding to develop a Cultural Heritage Management Plan.
Indigenous heritage in the Great Barrier Reef will be strengthened thanks to $70,000 in funding to develop a cultural heritage strategy and database.
Indigenous heritage in Warrnambool will be strengthened thanks to $70,000 in funding to develop a Stories of Place Interpretive Tour.
Indigenous heritage will be strengthened in the Northern Territory with $260,100 in funding for several projects.
Indigenous heritage will be strengthened in Lightning Ridge thanks to $70,000 in funding to restore a historic cemetery.
Indigenous heritage in the Bunya Mountains will be strengthened thanks to $55,000 worth of funding to develop Bunya cultural landscape signage.
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