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Announcements | 5 Jul 2017

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, history, culture and achievements, while recognising the immense contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our great country.

Announcements | 4 Jul 2017

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to the Mayor of West Daly Regional Council, who passed away on Sunday.

Announcements | 2 Jul 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has congratulated all of the winners and finalists of the 2017 NAIDOC Awards, announced at a gala ball held in Cairns last night.

Announcements | 30 Jun 2017

Celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at our national cultural institutions from 2-9 July.

Announcements | 30 Jun 2017

A rare painting by Aboriginal artist Tutuma Tjapangati has been purchased by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), thanks to a $28,000 grant provided by the Coalition Government from its National Cultural Heritage Account.

Announcements | 29 Jun 2017

Next week is NAIDOC Week – an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Announcements | 27 Jun 2017

The first results of the 2016 Census of Population and Housing, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today, show that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples represented 2.8 per cent of the population counted in the 2016 Census – up from 2.5 per cent in 2011, and 2.3 per cent in 2006.

Announcements | 20 Jun 2017

The last surviving member of the original plaintiffs in the historic Mabo court case, Father Dave Passi, passed away last week on Thursday Island.

Announcements | 16 Jun 2017

The Coalition Government is providing the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) with an additional $1.6 million to expand its successful Indigenous Interpreting Project.

Announcements | 8 Jun 2017

The Australian Government is proud to support a major exhibition of Indigenous art from Cape York and the Torres Strait opening today at the United Nations headquarters in New York to mark World Oceans Day.

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