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Two men and one woman stand smiling at the camera
Stories | 23 Aug 2016

Three Indigenous young adults at the National Library of Australia work to preserve Indigenous history and culture while recognising their critical role in making it accessible to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Beth Hall (left) and Dorinda Cox (right) celebrating as part of the APEC Women and the Economy forum’s cultural exchange
Stories | 18 Aug 2016

Dorinda Cox, a Noongar woman from South-West Australia, became the first Indigenous Australian woman to attend the APEC Women and the Economy Forum.

Stories | 27 Jul 2016

The Kija Rangers of the East Kimberley are protecting the habitat of two endangered species of bird by stopping the spread of weeds and using controlled burns.

Stephen Page NAIDOC 2016 Lifetime Achievement award winner
Stories | 20 Jul 2016

Stephen Page is the 2016 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The Artistic Director of the internationally renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre, Stephen has played a central role in celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Australia and overseas.

Dr Robert Francis Isaacs standing at the podium at the 2016 National NAIDOC accepting his Male Elder of the Year award
Stories | 14 Jul 2016

Dr Robert Francis Isaacs is the 2016 National NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year. He has been involved in Indigenous affairs for over forty years and set up Clontarf Aboriginal College, the first Indigenous school in Australia.

2016 National NAIDOC Scholar of the Year Layneisha Sgro smiles at the camera.
Stories | 11 Jul 2016

Layneisha Sgro is the 2016 National NAIDOC Scholar of the Year. The Nyiyaparli, Bardi and Jabbir Jabbir woman from Broome is currently studying at the University of Melbourne and wants to use her skills and knowledge to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people gain self-determination.

Stories | 23 Jun 2016

Michelle Deshong recounts her incredible experience as the 2015 Fulbright Indigenous Professional Scholar. Applications are now open for the 2017 Indigenous Australian Fulbright Scholarship round.

Stories | 30 May 2016

National Reconciliation Week is on now, from 27 May to 3 June, with the theme “Our History, Our Story, Our Future” being celebrated at events across Australia. We take a closer look at Black Screen, happening in South Australia.

Stories | 26 May 2016

26 May is National Sorry Day, a day to raise awareness of the Stolen Generations and think about how you can support members on their healing journey.   

Stories | 23 May 2016

Lani Balzan, a proud Wiradjuri Aboriginal woman from NSW, is this year’s winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC Poster Competition.