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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.

Indigenous man dressed in a ranger uniform sits in foreground with foliage in the background.
Stories | 24 Aug 2017

The Australian Government programs Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) and Indigenous Rangers have won the Bronze Future Policy Award 2017: Desertification, a prestigious international environmental award.

Two young Torres Strait Islander women standing with a background of plants. The young woman on the left is holding a large blue plate.
Stories | 23 Aug 2017

Electrician, Sharee Yamashita was awarded 2017 National NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year in recognition of her commitment to her education and being a role model to other Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.

Two rows of nine Indigenous persons dressed in orange shirts (one in blue) stand and kneel in front of a yellow building with a sign on the wall which says, Binjari Community Administration Centre.
Stories | 17 Aug 2017

When the Binjari Community Aboriginal Corporation introduced a building and training program to the small Northern Territory community in 2015, the effect was profound. Two years later, the town once called ‘the worst address in Australia’ is blossoming.

A sign reading “Danger Asbestos” attached to a gate with a background of red dirt and dry grass.
Stories | 16 Aug 2017

The Australian Government is funding asbestos eradication projects, including one run in conjunction with the Northern Territory Government to send licensed asbestos removalists to remote communities.

A young Indigenous man dressed in work wear stands in front of a red truck with the letters WYDAC on the cab door. In the background is a white vehicle, trees and buildings.
Stories | 11 Aug 2017

Branston Japangardi Poulson from Yuendumu in the Northern Territory changed his life and found his dream job through hard work and commitment and the support of the Mt Theo Program.

Orange, red, green and brown figures representing the letter i in L shape bend around the words: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. On the orange is 9 August.
Stories | 8 Aug 2017

August 9 is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples and this year’s theme is devoted to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

An Indigenous woman in brown coat stands with five children in a room with stacked chairs in the background and a table with craft making items.
Stories | 7 Aug 2017

Ceremonial Ripples 2017, held at the Empire Theatre in Toowoomba, explored the past through workshops, to help approximately 100 Grade 4 students understand the present and connect with the future.

Young Indigenous male child in white and blue striped shirt in front of and to left of similar aged Indigenous girl in dark blue shirt who is in front of another Indigenous boy in same type of shirt.
Stories | 4 Aug 2017

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day is an annual event to celebrate our children. Held on 4 August, Children’s Day is an opportunity for all Australians to show their support for Aboriginal children, and learn about the crucial impact that community, culture and family play in the life of every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child.