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Indigenous woman in white top and black jacket with non-Indigenous man dressed in suit and tie stand in front of wall covered with blue, white and green Indigenous designs
Stories | 24 Mar 2017

When Kristy Stanton became AccorHotels’ first Indigenous General Manager, her appointment marked a milestone for the company’s Employment Parity Initiative, which reached over 500 employees nationally at the end of 2016.

Seven young Indigenous males and one older male, dressed in shorts, shirts and hats. They are standing on a boat ramp with water lapping at their feet. In the background is a dock with boats tied up.
Stories | 23 Mar 2017

Facilitated by the Goondir Big Buddy program, seven Indigenous young men recently set sail on the STS Young Endeavour where they climbed the 30 metre mast, took the helm and in the process, gained life skills which have set them on the path to a brighter future.

An Indigenous man and non-Indigenous man sit at a table with Indigenous children while other adults and an Indigenous boy stand in the background.
Stories | 21 Mar 2017

NRL Cowboys House has opened in Townsville. It will increase opportunities for  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from remote communities to fulfil their potential, providing them with a chance to study, undertake training and find a job.

Two Aboriginal men standing outside in front of a table with pot plants and fruit. In the background there are trees and cars.
Stories | 16 Mar 2017

Leif Marranya and Stewart Martin from Daly River showcased their woodworking skills at Ironbark’s Community Development Programme Showcase and Christmas Market in Darwin last December.

Three Indigenous women and one Indigenous man stand together outside, at the launch of the Torres Strait and Kaurareg Aboriginal Peoples’ Healing Strategy.
Stories | 14 Mar 2017

The launch of the Torres Strait and Kaurareg Aboriginal Peoples’ Healing Strategy is a vital step towards addressing the colonisation-related trauma affecting Torres Strait communities.

Photograph of an elderly woman wearing glasses and a white top, she is sitting on a wooden dining chair. Behind her is a bookshelf, and next to her is a plant.
Stories | 9 Mar 2017

2017 Senior Australian of the Year, Sister Anne Gardiner is a deserving winner of the award after serving Tiwi Islanders for 50 years and establishing the Patakijiyali Museum for the preservation of Tiwi history, language and culture.

Eight young Indigenous women standing on a carpeted floor in front of a poster wall with multiple displays of the word ‘Aladdin’.
Stories | 7 Mar 2017

Eight young Aboriginal singing netballers from Halls Creek in WA braved the big stage and the big city for the trip of a lifetime and learned a lesson they want to pass onto their peers – ‘have a go’.

Young Indigenous man wearing grey t-shirt standing beneath a tree and holding a cardboard cut-out of Australia featuring a dot with an arrow to the words Tennant Creek.
Stories | 2 Mar 2017

For the last five years, 22-year-old Sean Bahr-Kelly has spent his time travelling the Barkly Region in the NT, capturing and sharing the stories of its residents.

Two Indigenous adult women, one dressed in light grey shirt and holding a child dressed in white clothes, the other in a dark grey shirt.
Stories | 28 Feb 2017

Outcare provides rehabilitation services in Western Australia designed to help people released from prison break the cycle of re-offending - a service which benefits the individual and the entire community.

Seated on a large swing chair, an Indigenous woman dressed in black plays a guitar while an Indigenous man in red top and grey pants plays a large bongo drum.
Stories | 24 Feb 2017

Since joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Tasmanian Kyle Stone, has gone from living in an intensive residential support unit for four years, to living in an ordinary suburban home – and started playing the drums!

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