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A group of Japanese students in white shirts arm in arm with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in blue shirts. In the background are more students and classrooms.
Stories | 2 Jan 2018

In October, students and leaders from Mount Saint Bernard College in Far North Queensland visited Japan, taking in its sites, culture and rekindling their friendship with students at the University of Agriculture-Tokyo.

A turtle swimming over a sandy seafloor in clear blue water with sun rays coming from above. The the right are the words: Happy Holidays
Postcard | 22 Dec 2017

Wishing you a safe and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Thanks for sharing the conversation in 2017, we’ll be online from 2 January 2018!

Announcements | 22 Dec 2017

Today the Australian Government has received the Australian Law Reform Commission’s final report on the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Large group of children and adults sit on grass and at tables under shade, dressed in swimming attire and other causal clothes. In the background are trees, shade covers and a building.
Stories | 22 Dec 2017

The Bubanil Playgroup is a great support to the Indigenous community in Derby, WA with children, parents and staff ending the very successful year with a Christmas picnic and a big splash.

Announcements | 20 Dec 2017

The Australian Government, on behalf of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), is asking all Australians for their views to help construct the next phase of the Closing the Gap agenda and has released a COAG discussion paper to support ongoing consultations that have been held this year and will continue into 2018.

Announcements | 20 Dec 2017

The Turnbull Government has announced that it will allow not-for-profit organisations that promote, revitalise and maintain Indigenous languages to become eligible to receive tax-deductible donations.

Several glasses and a jug sit on a tablecloth of Indigenous design. Some glass are empty while the jug and other glasses are filled with a red drink with a white head.
Stories | 20 Dec 2017

First Food Co are bush food specialists making native Australian food flavours accessible to all Australians as well as recipes ideal for Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Announcements | 20 Dec 2017

New jobs are being created across the Northern Territory with funding announced for ten projects supported by the Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA).

Aboriginal man dressed in workwear, hat and sunglasses works on a steel structure set on red earth with grass and trees in the background and a bright blue sky overhead.
Stories | 18 Dec 2017

Technology designed and manufactured by the Centre for Appropriate Technology Ltd is assisting people to live in remote communities in Australia.

Announcements | 14 Dec 2017

The Australian Government has announced options to further improve employment and participation in remote communities with the release of a discussion paper on future arrangements for the Community Development Program (CDP).