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An Aboriginal woman holding a large golden coloured plate with the words “2017 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award”.
Stories | 6 Jul 2017

Noongar woman Di Ryder is the 2017 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

Indigenous man in the Australian basketball uniform dribbles a basketball down the court with a crowd in the background looking on.
Stories | 5 Jul 2017

Patrick Mills has been named the prestigious 2017 National NAIDOC Person of the Year for his outstanding success on the basketball court and his inspirational role off it.

Dancer dressed in traditional Torres Strait Islander ceremonial clothing in the foreground with musicians in similar wear in background.
Stories | 3 Jul 2017

Congratulations to all 2017 NAIDOC Award winners.

An elderly Aboriginal woman in a colourful polo shirt standing outside next to a car.
Stories | 26 Jun 2017

Directors of the Cullunghutti Aboriginal Child and Family Centre in Nowra in the Shoalhaven region of southeastern New South Wales have recently graduated with a Certificate IV in Business (Governance) so they can continue to run Cullunghutti into the future.

Two young Indigenous men dressed in black hoodies stand arm in arm in front of the white pillars of the Australian Parliament House. The text on their jackets read National Indigenous Youth Parliament.
Stories | 16 Jun 2017

Isaiah Dawe and Anthony Turner recently attended the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament where they learned more about government, were inspired by their fellow participants, and debated Indigenous issues they are passionate about.

Indigenous man with back to the camera, wearing black t-shirt with Indigenous design on the back. He has his hands raised to shoulder level. In background are group of people looking at him.
Stories | 6 Jun 2017

When Kimberley based Waringarri Aboriginal Arts saw the value of using digital technology in their business, they turned to two Jawun secondees to develop and implement a digital strategy that would expand the reach of their artists and increase economic opportunities for their arts workers.

Large gathering of people in a hall, one standing at a rostrum and most seated at tables or on seat rows. The carpet is red, the walls are beige and the curtains are brown. Covering the far end wall is the Aboriginal flag.
Stories | 30 May 2017

The Referendum Council have been talking to Australians about changing our Constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Elderly Indigenous and non-Indigenous people standing on steps with the number 2017 below them. To the right are the words ‘50 years since the 1967 referendum’. Below is an inset picture of a group of people Indigenous people on same steps. 1967
Stories | 26 May 2017

This week Australia celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, one of this nation’s greatest and most profound political events.

20 years on since the Bringing Them Home Report. National Sorry Day 2017
Stories | 26 May 2017

This year, National Sorry Day carries extra significance as 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the historic Bringing Them Home Report.

Indigenous person holding a large yellow envelope with ‘Yes’ stamp and new Eddie Mabo coin attached along with a regular size envelope of the same design. The envelope includes some Indigenous design.
Stories | 25 May 2017

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and the 25th anniversary of the Mabo Decision. To commemorate these anniversaries the Royal Australian Mint has released a commemorative coin and Australia Post has released a commemorative stamp.

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