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A middle-aged Indigenous woman in green shirt and head covering stands in front of a stainless steel bench with a white tiled wall in the background covered in powerpoints and a poster about fruit and vegetales.
Stories | 19 Sep 2017

Working hard to develop the skills she needed to get her job, Evonne Gonayuway is a great example of what people can achieve if they put their minds to it.

Group of six youth and one adult, all Indigenous, wearing black tops and standing arm in arm on a carpeted floor in front of a blank wall.
Stories | 15 Sep 2017

Shaun Humphries leads the NRL School to Work program, which is helping young Indigenous students finish their education, find a satisfying career and contribute to their community.

Balding man in black t-shirt in foreground with office furniture and windows in the background.
Stories | 14 Sep 2017

Recognised more often as the funny guy on Black Comedy, Steven Oliver turns to a very serious message to share in his other role as an R U OK? Day Ambassador.

Elderly Aboriginal man with white hair and beard and dressed in pale blue shirt is holding a pot of flowers. In the background are two women dressed in black and a line of tall leafy trees.
Stories | 11 Sep 2017

‘Gentle giant’ Mr Ronnie Booth Snr will be remembered for his love and service to the people of Binjari, the community in the Northern Territory he worked so hard to establish and support over many years.

One Indigenous male standing in lagoon wearing waders, another on the bank holding material which is part of the fish trap and an Indigenous woman further up the bank holding a pole.
Stories | 8 Sep 2017

The Barkindji Maraura Elders Environment Team (BMEET) is providing jobs and training to local Indigenous people through appropriate cultural and natural resource management of country, using a combination of traditional and contemporary scientific knowledge and techniques.

Indigenous man with green hat and grey t-shirt writes on a paper as an Indigenous woman in red and black apparel points at the paper. Another Indigenous woman sits on a couch in the background.
Stories | 6 Sep 2017

Indigenous Literacy Day is a day we celebrate Indigenous culture and focus on adult literacy rates in Indigenous communities. In the Western NSW communities of Brewarrina and Walgett, an adult literacy campaign has led to improved literacy rates and increased employment opportunities, confidence and self-esteem.

A group of Indigenous men stand or sit on chairs in front of a mud flat and estuary in the background.
Stories | 4 Sep 2017

A camp held on the Bouchat Cultural Grounds just north of Weipa in Far North Queensland brought together the Napranum Men’s Group and Wujal Wujal Men’s Group for four days of hunting, fishing and most importantly, yarning.

On the left: Indigenous man dressed in workwear stands in front of fuel trucks and fuel tank. On the right: Indigenous man dressed in workwear drives a white fuel trailer past a fuel truck.
Stories | 1 Sep 2017

Richard Assan and Pascoe Peter recently joined an all Indigenous re-fuelling crew, at Djarindjin Airport and gained upfront experience, skills and knowledge in the aviation industry, as well as literacy and numeracy skills.

A young woman stands in a classroom teaching several Indigenous children seated on chairs. In the background are other young adults.
Stories | 30 Aug 2017

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports has had success in in re-engaging 95 disengaged Indigenous school students using physical activity, well-being activities, a breakfast program and homework groups.

Aboriginal man with white beard and hair, dressed in blue suit and shirt stands in front of artwork of Indigenous design featuring circles, horseshoe shapes and squiggly lines.
Stories | 28 Aug 2017

Palawa man Dr Ian Anderson’s appointment as the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s new Deputy Secretary of Indigenous Affairs means that he is the most senior Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander official in the Australian Government.

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