You are here

Stories

Pages

Indigenous woman with hair pinned back wearing army style clothing.
Stories | 24 Apr 2017

Dolly Gurinyi Batcho (1905-1973), a Larrakia woman from the Darwin area, epitomises the sacrifice of an estimated 6000 Indigenous men and women who, during World War II, served the nation that so often discriminated against them.

An Indigenous woman in grey and white top sits on steps of bus while another Indigenous woman in apricot dress stands next to her. Words on the bus include Challenge Yourself, Believe, enVizion and Be Strong.
Stories | 19 Apr 2017

enVizion, a Cairns-based training organisation, is using innovative methods like virtual reality to inspire and motivate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote communities to access education and employment training.

Two Indigenous women in dark blue shirts hold or support four Indigenous children, the group stand in front of a brick building mostly painted white with trees nearby.
Stories | 12 Apr 2017

Playgroup WA has developed an approach to early childhood development with the belief that employing local people is more beneficial for educating young children.

Group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people standing in and outside of a green shed with a cross on top.
Stories | 10 Apr 2017

Using material sourced from the local landfill, the Northern Territory community of Manyallaluk came together to build a church so parishioners can worship in comfort.

Large group of Indigenous young adults and their teachers sitting and standing on a lawn outside a large building and in front of a tree.
Stories | 7 Apr 2017

The difficult choice of what career path to take is made a little easier for 52 Indigenous year 11 and 12 students from around Australia because of the Work Experience Programme - a four day visit to Canberra full of events and activities showcasing the career options within the Australian Public Service.

Head and shoulders shot of Indigenous man dressed in police officer’s uniform.
Stories | 5 Apr 2017

Joining the Queensland Police Force in 1965, Dr Colin Dillon displayed courage and determination in the face of entrenched racism, not only from other police, but also from his own people who declared him to be a “Sell-out” and “Traitor”. His determination saw him become a role model for other Indigenous people wanting to join the police force and a trail- blazer in breaking down racist barriers.

Five Aboriginal people and one non-Aboriginal person are standing in front of a remote airfield. In the background is a small airplane.
Stories | 31 Mar 2017

The Galiwinku Night Patrol team recently went beyond the call of duty, working dusk to dawn seven nights a week helping to contain a recent spike in fuel sniffing within their community.

Three Indigenous men covered in traditional paint doing a traditional dance
Stories | 27 Mar 2017

Increase your chances of having a well-funded and successful community activity by following these tips on how to apply.

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.

Pages