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Announcements | 7 Apr 2017

The Government is supporting celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum with $2.5 million in grants for local councils.

Announcements | 28 Mar 2017

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan is calling for descendants of Indigenous Australian soldiers who took part in the Battle of Beersheba and the Sinai-Palestine campaign to take part in an oral history project.

Announcements | 24 Mar 2017

A repatriation ceremony was held at the Australian Embassy in Berlin last night to respectfully acknowledge the unconditional return of three Indigenous ancestral remains from German institutions.

Announcements | 24 Mar 2017

Two new exhibitions at the National Archives shine light on Indigenous Australians at war and the prejudice they faced at home when they returned – Facing Two Fronts: the fight for respect and Indigenous Australians at War from the Boer War to the Present.

Announcements | 23 Mar 2017

The history, culture and achievements of First Australians will be celebrated through a $1.4 million Coalition Government grants round that will support events to be held as part of NAIDOC Week activities in July.

Announcements | 8 Mar 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, for me a day to pause and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women across the country.

Announcements | 3 Mar 2017

The National Museum is hosting a series of events, including a new exhibit and the launch of a charitable trust, to celebrate the work of artist Albert Namatjira, his community and descendants.

Announcements | 3 Mar 2017

As part of the Australian War Memorial’s focus on Indigenous service, a painting by prominent Aboriginal artist Rover Thomas, Ruby Plains Massacre 1, has gone on display in the Memorial’s galleries.

Announcements | 21 Feb 2017

Australian Electoral Commissioner Tom Rogers has urged young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to get cracking on their application for the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP).