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Postcard | 2 Oct 2012

 Strong, community-minded Aboriginal women inspire me.

Postcard | 2 Oct 2012

If it wasn't for the computer I would be a long way from finding my real family (from Trouwunna (Tas), the languange group Pyemirrinner).

Bunna Lawrie at the 2012 National NAIDOC Awards, Hobart, TAS.
Stories | 2 Oct 2012

Legendary musician Bunna Lawrie talks to Newslines Radio about his life, his music and how he is using his fame to help Indigenous people at risk.

Postcard | 30 Sep 2012

Being strong, leading the way - that's where I want to see my community in the future.

Bangerang elder John “Sandy” Atkinson with one of the ceramic works on display at the Cultural Centre, Shepparton, VIC.
Stories | 28 Sep 2012

For 30 years the Bangerang Cultural Centre in Shepparton, Victoria, has been a keeping place for priceless Indigenous art and artefacts from across Australia.

 Developed and managed by the local Aboriginal community, under the leadership of Bangerang elder John “Sandy” Atkinson AM, the centre has always aimed to increase awareness and understanding of the world’s oldest living culture.

 The Centre is funded by the Australian Government’s Office of the Arts for its work in preserving culture and celebrating the local Aboriginal community.

Stories | 28 Sep 2012

The 2012 Deadly Awards held at the Sydney Opera House honoured Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander achievement in the fields of art, music, sport and a range of community endeavours.

 Sponsored by the Australian Government Closing the Gap initiative, the 18th annual awards were an evening of recognition, celebration and of achievements.

 Community awards were a focus at the Deadly’s this year, acknowledging the invaluable efforts of those working in health, education, employment and cultural advancement.

Postcard | 28 Sep 2012

I would like to see the Butchulla community continue to work together to achieve their goals in health education and lifestyle.

Minjaara Atkinson, Rumbalara Football Netball Club, Shepparton, VIC
Stories | 27 Sep 2012

“The club’s been one of our real saviours in the community around having a home to belong to and a place to live in Shepparton.”

Caring for Our Country project officer Neil Morris (centre) with Woka Wolla team members Wayne Baksh and Harry Wilson on the Murray River, VIC.
Stories | 26 Sep 2012

Yorta Yorta Caring for Our Country project officer Neil Morris says he’s living the dream. Neil is working as part of a local team under the Caring For Our Country - Protecting the Ecological Character of Barmah project, which is delivered in partnership with Parks Victoria and the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation.

Yamba the Honeyant and Jacinta Price
Postcard | 25 Sep 2012

Yamba and Jacinta are stars of the indigenous themed preschool television program, “Yamba’s Playtime”.

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