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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.

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.

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.

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.

An Aboriginal woman in a colourful top holds a large blue plate.
Stories | 2 Aug 2017

Singer, songwriter, playwright, actor, photographer and artist Elverina Johnson is the 2017 National NAIDOC Artist of the Year.

Three people standing together with plants behind them. The man in the middle is holding a large blue plate while a woman is standing to his right and man to his left.
Stories | 21 Jul 2017

Dr James Charles is the 2017 National NAIDOC Scholar of the Year for his work on improving foot health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

A young Aboriginal woman in evening wear holding a large blue plate.
Stories | 19 Jul 2017

Latia Schefe is the 2017 National NAIDOC Awards Youth of the Year. Latia was diagnosed with cancer at age six. She underwent multiple operations and chemotherapy but still lost a kidney. However, Latia studied at her hospital and graduated from school with awards recognising her leadership abilities.

Six young athletes stand in the red dirt of central Australia.
Stories | 18 Jul 2017

Over 120 athletes from 18 communities and cities around Australia attended the sixth running of the National Deadly Fun Run. Organised by the Indigenous Marathon Foundation, the National Deadly Fun Run is designed to promote healthy living and increase participation in running in remote Indigenous communities.

Indigenous male stands next to an older Indigenous woman on red carpet, the woman is holding large blue plate.
Stories | 6 Jul 2017

Yuggera Elder Aunty Faye Carr from Ipswich, Queensland has been named the 2017 National NAIDOC Female Elder of the Year for her long contribution to her community.

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