The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, have paid tribute to Mr Chi, an admired playwright, musician and composer who passed away in his hometown of Broome late last month.
FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch and Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion have paid tribute to the late Bishop Saibo Mabo who was laid to rest at a funeral service on Thursday Island earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.