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Group of Indigenous young adults dressed mainly in black tops stand in front of the Australian Parliament House holding the Aboriginal flag and the letters and numbers N.I.Y.P. 17
Stories | 24 May 2017

The 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) is a week-long leadership program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 16-25, interested in learning about Australia’s democracy.

An Indigenous young man and young woman wearing safety tops and an older man dressed in light shirt and dark trousers stand in front of small white van parked in front of yellow building with dark green roller door. Letters on the car door are A.S.A.P.
Stories | 22 May 2017

Several long-term unemployed Aboriginal people in Tasmania, after being given full-time work as part of the National Broadband Network, have demonstrated an increase in confidence and self-esteem as well as the ability to engage with others and take responsibility in the work place.

The following words appear on an orange background: '50 years since the 1967 referendum, Remember, 25 years since the Mabo Decision.
Stories | 19 May 2017

Each year we celebrate National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 June. These dates commemorate two milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey – the anniversaries of the successful 1967 Referendum and the Mabo High Court decision.

Woman in pale shirt and dark vest standing in front of Indigenous artwork featuring blue, green, black and ochre coloured elements. A man is to her left dressed in pale shirt and dark jumper standing in front of pale, featureless background.
Stories | 18 May 2017

Indigenous young adults Cassie Moad and Josh Doble have set their feet securely on exciting career paths with Employment Parity Initiative (EPI) Partner, Crown Resorts.

Woman in blue and white blouse sits at small table with craft materials. She holds a baby while looking at a young child in blue shirt working with craft material.
Stories | 16 May 2017

The Coonamble Pre School in Western NSW has adopted a holistic approach to early childhood, involving nutrition, occupational therapy and youth leadership to ensure local children get the best start in life.

Image made up of two parts: on the left is a poster made of multiple colours in circles around the words ‘Our Languages Matter’. The poster is covered with many Indigenous language group names. On the right are details of NAIDOC Week
Stories | 15 May 2017

Wiradjuri woman Joanne Cassady has won the 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition with her work which is titled Your Tribe, My Tribe, Our Nation.

Indigenous woman dressed in black stands in front of colourful background made up of blue, orange and green layers featuring red and white flowers, green leaves and Aborginal designs.
Stories | 12 May 2017

Your snapshot of Indigenous affairs Budget 2017 measures.

Young Aboriginal woman in red shirt sits in an office with equipment and her colleague in the background. The floor is grey and the walls green in colour.
Stories | 12 May 2017

Corrina Ross is a young Aboriginal woman from Palm Island in Queensland who was worried she would have to leave home to get a job. But thanks to the Australian Government’s Community Development Programme (CDP), Corrina gained the skills required to get a job to stay on Palm Island and contribute to her community’s future.

Two adult women and twelve children stand in a room behind a microphone, all wear red t-shirts with a graphic of raised hands.
Stories | 10 May 2017

The Nalderun Project is a creative and unique approach to engaging at risk Indigenous kids through culturally appropriate learning and has led to increased school attendance of students in primary and secondary schools in the Castlemaine area of country Victoria.

A large expanse of water is populated by low lying sandy islands with the edge of a salt pan in the distance just below the horizon.
Stories | 8 May 2017

Record summer rains have greened the desert, turned salt pans into lakes, created breeding grounds for thousands of water birds from the Western Australian seacoast, and added to the duties of the Punmu Rangers of the Western Desert.