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Six Aboriginal women dressed in black with bright green sashes draped around their necks and one Aboriginal child stand on a flat surface with grass and trees, a car and buildings in the background. Most of them hold a framed certificate in their hands.
Stories | 29 Nov 2017

Six Aboriginal women and an Aboriginal man from the APY Lands in South Australia recently completed the Certificate IV in Early Language and Literacy, giving them the expertise to teach language skills to preschool and early school years children.

A group of Aboriginal school students sit on steps, holding a letter from the Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP. Behind them stand five adults.
Stories | 27 Nov 2017

The students at Manyallaluk School have been writing letters to develop their persuasive writing skills. Along with receiving letters from Her Majesty the Queen and the Essendon Football Club, they recently received a letter from the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP.

Three Indigenous people wearing snorkles and diving masks, and holding floating noodles swim in seawater. In the background is sand, beach umbrellas, trees and other people.
Stories | 21 Nov 2017

The Wujal Wujal Youth Leadership Camp gave 65 Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth a chance to bond, learn and have fun as they camped in different locations around Far North Queensland.

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults and youth sit and stand in a large ochre coloured room, talking with each other. They are divided into two groups each with a whiteboard at which an individual stands and captures discussion points.
Stories | 9 Nov 2017

The recently held Guthoo Youth Summit gave a voice to Aboriginal youth from Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding areas and a chance to find solutions to the challenges they face.

Young Aboriginal man wearing a grey hoody and cap looks out over bush landscape with cloudy sky in the background.
Stories | 2 Nov 2017

Relocating from Ceduna to Adelaide was a big decision for Jason Coleman. It was motivated by thoughts about his future, and enabled through the IYLP and AISSA.

A group of mainly Aboriginal women and children dressed in an array of colourful clothing stand on grass next to a road corner with a telegraph pole in the background and a sign that says Give Way.
Stories | 30 Oct 2017

A family-wellbeing certificate course in Galiwin’ku, Northern Territory is placing young adult women, including young mothers, on the path to becoming strong and future leaders of their community and an inspiration to other young women and mothers in the community.

Indigenous man in a black suit and white shirt standing in front of a backdrop featuring various logos including IDX Indigenous Digital Excellence, Telstra Foundation and National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.
Stories | 27 Oct 2017

2017 IDX Award winner Wayne Denning wants more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids to study STEM subjects so they will feel empowered to take advantage of the opportunities that come from those professions. He also wants to remind them that STEM subjects are part of their DNA.

Young Indigenous woman in dark blue uniform stands holding a dentist drill behind a smiling man wearing sunglasses and lying back in a dentist chair.
Stories | 23 Oct 2017

Dual award winner Bria Cusack is on a path to success because of hard work, sacrifice and a passion to improve oral health in Indigenous communities.

Four black whales swim in a blue sea with a rocky cliff top in the foreground.
Stories | 12 Oct 2017

Forty seven students from Yalata Anangu School and Oak Valley Anangu School were recently rewarded for their good school attendance with a trip to the Head of Bight, South Australia, for a memorable whale watching experience.

Large group of Indigenous youth and young adults and police officers sit and stand on a lawn in front of a two-storey building.
Stories | 11 Oct 2017

Profound changes are happening in Redfern and surrounding communities due to Clean Slate Without Prejudice, a program designed to motivate and inspire local young people. It introduces discipline into the lives of participants through early morning boxing and martial arts, language lessons and breakfasts, and excursions to Aboriginal cultural sites.

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