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Young woman sits on a wall with her back to a pillar. She is dressed in dark slacks and light shirt. In the background is a tree, a river, two bridges and houses.
Stories | 21 Mar 2018

Ngarrindjeri woman Aninna Tarasenko is one of the first participants selected for a new program, training Correctional Services Officers who can provide culturally appropriate support for Indigenous prisoners.

Aboriginal young man dressed in blue shirt. In the background is a light and doorway and some blue colours.
Stories | 19 Mar 2018

Jye Walker is an ABC Heywire Trailblazer enabling change in the lives of youth in the Great Southern region of Western Australia through ‘Rock and Water’, a self-awareness, self-confidence and social skills building program.

A group of Indigenous rangers receive their Marine Inspector accreditation.
Stories | 16 Mar 2018

The Australian Government will fund the training of 40 more Indigenous rangers to patrol the Great Barrier Reef after a successful pilot program.

Large group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and women dressed in casual clothing in a room with beige carpet. In the background is a pale yellow wall and two whiteboards. In the foreground is a white table and blue chairs.
Stories | 15 Mar 2018

The Aurukun Koolkan Community School Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) team formed a plan and through working with school staff, parents and other stakeholders, are increasing school attendance.

At top left are concentric circles beginning on the outside with dots and lines inside leading to a yellow centre. At top right is a yellow hourglass like figure on red background with the word ‘asean’ underneath. Underneath are the words ASEAN-AUSTRALIA
Stories | 13 Mar 2018

Design company Dreamtime Creative designed the logo for the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, a challenge due to the many Asian cultures and languages present at the summit.

Female Indigenous elder with ceremonial painting on her body by Wayne Quilliam.
Stories | 8 Mar 2018

Digital storyteller, Wayne Quilliam’s photographic exhibition showcases the achievements, experiences and challenges faced by Australian Indigenous women.

Six photos in a montage. Starting top left: 2 women with traditional face paint, woman in dark jacket wearing glasses, woman and man standing on street holding Aboriginal flag behind them, group of women in graduation gowns and holding certificates
Stories | 6 Mar 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, is showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who are ‘pressing for progress’ in their own lives and in the lives of those in their communities.

Indigenous woman with long black hair wearing black clothing stands in front of the Aboriginal, Australian and Torres Strait Islander flags. In the background is a glass wall behind which is an office.
Stories | 2 Mar 2018

The Australian Government is expanding its use and availability of Indigenous interpreters. Their services help many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians get better access to government services and opportunities.

AIATSIS CEO, Craig Ritchie, posing in front of a white background with blue framed glasses, light blue shirt and navy blue blazer.
Stories | 1 Mar 2018

Are digital technologies a threat or an opportunity for cultural heritage institutions such as the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)? Craig Ritchie, CEO of AIATSIS, shares his views.

An Aboriginal woman dressed in bright aqua and white workout clothing holds a workout weight bar inside a gym with weights and equipment behind her.
Stories | 23 Feb 2018

Kellie McDonald aims to inspire, motivate and encourage Indigenous people and communities to make healthy choices and improve their lifestyles.