‘Gentle giant’ Mr Ronnie Booth Snr will be remembered for his love and service to the people of Binjari, the community in the Northern Territory he worked so hard to establish and support over many years.
The Barkindji Maraura Elders Environment Team (BMEET) is providing jobs and training to local Indigenous people through appropriate cultural and natural resource management of country, using a combination of traditional and contemporary scientific knowledge and techniques.
Indigenous Literacy Day is a day we celebrate Indigenous culture and focus on adult literacy rates in Indigenous communities. In the Western NSW communities of Brewarrina and Walgett, an adult literacy campaign has led to improved literacy rates and increased employment opportunities, confidence and self-esteem.
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.
Richard Assan and Pascoe Peter recently joined an all Indigenous re-fuelling crew, at Djarindjin Airport and gained upfront experience, skills and knowledge in the aviation industry, as well as literacy and numeracy skills.
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.