The Australian Government is investing $1.6 million this financial year in 18 projects across Australia through the Indigenous Heritage Programme to strengthen the connection between Indigenous communities and their heritage values.
This year’s National Native Title Conference theme is Living with Native Title from the Bush to the Sea. Hosted by the Gumbaynggirr people, traditional owners of the Coffs Harbour region, the conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort from the 2-4 June 2014.
Seventy Indigenous people are being provided with training and employment opportunities, with Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation receiving $500,000 funding from the Australian Government for tourism and employment projects.
The organisation responsible for growing Indigenous business diversity by connecting its suppliers with corporate and government business, Supply Nation, will hold its annual conference, tradeshow and Gala Dinner Awards Night, Connect 2014, in May.