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Indigenous woman Miara Watson smiling
Stories | 18 Mar 2016

Applications are open now for the 2017 Australian Public Service (APS) Indigenous Graduate Program.

Two indigenous men standing in front of a helicopter
Stories | 8 Mar 2016

Using ‘right way’ fire management Indigenous rangers and traditional owners across the North Kimberley, help toreduce greenhouse gas emissions benefit the environment, support continuity of traditional knowledge and develop carbon businesses. 

An Indigenous male and female ranger are bending over wearing gloves and working in the long grass
Stories | 3 Mar 2016

Aboriginal rangers in the Murray-Darling Basin are a key to keeping the environment in good shape and are undertaking training in bush regeneration. 

Founder & CEO of Nallawilli Technology, Roderick McLeod, stands in front of an indigenous painting
Stories | 29 Feb 2016

Indigenous-owned and run business Nallawilli Technology has launched the Community Connect initiative, helping regional and remote communities to deal with the challenges related to health care, education, and family assistance through existing technology.

Ian Panchaud and Trudi Seagrott at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Stories | 15 Feb 2016

Husband and wife members of a Community Development Programme CDP Work for the Dole programme at a popular conservation reserve are enjoying their surroundings while gaining important skills and qualifications and increasing their future job prospects.  

Birds flocking to Lake Mary in Kokatha lands. Photo courtesy of South Australian Arid Lands Natural Resources Management Board.
Stories | 4 Feb 2016

The Kokatha people are the traditional owners of a large area of central South Australia, and have recently been awarded Native Title over 30 000 square kilometres of their country. They are eager to use Native Title to create employment opportunities for their mob.   

Five young Torres Strait Islander men standing in front of a mini-van smiling
Stories | 28 Jan 2016

Eight young Torres Strait Islander men left their island homes early this year to commence a rigorous vocational programme run by Outstation North, a training and employment company based at the Springvale cattle station near Cooktown, North Queensland.

Amarina Smith receives her New Colombo Plan Award from the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP
Stories | 11 Jan 2016

Amarina Smith from Griffith University has received a scholarship to live, study and intern in Hong Kong. Amarina is the first Indigenous student to be named a New Colombo Plan Fellow. 

Five Indigenous men in front of a water tank
Stories | 15 Dec 2015

Indigenous Protected Areas, the ‘backbone’ for long term job creation in the remote Western Desert.

Image of a group of Indigenous men in traditional costume
Stories | 8 Dec 2015

Northern Territory Aboriginal organisations are getting the assistance they need thanks to the Aboriginal Governance and Management Program (AGMP), an initiative of the Aboriginal Peak Organisations Northern Territory (APONT).