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Announcements | 27 Oct 2017

The Turnbull Government welcomes the return of Australian Aboriginal ancestors from Canada and Germany this week.

A paint splattered hand holds a paint brush over a painting of coloured dots. Included on the image are the following words: In These Hands Mara nyangangka celebrating 70 years of Ernabella Arts Sturt Gallery 7 December 2017 - 11 February 2018.
Event | 7 Dec 2017
Mittagong NSW

Ernabella Arts, 70 years of Indigenous Art & Design

Indigenous man in a black suit and white shirt standing in front of a backdrop featuring various logos including IDX Indigenous Digital Excellence, Telstra Foundation and National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.
Stories | 27 Oct 2017

2017 IDX Award winner Wayne Denning wants more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids to study STEM subjects so they will feel empowered to take advantage of the opportunities that come from those professions. He also wants to remind them that STEM subjects are part of their DNA.

Announcements | 26 Oct 2017

A contract has been awarded to upgrade the second of three sections of Main Access Road in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in far north-western South Australia, and tenders have been called for the final section.

Indigenous dancers in full traditional dress perform next to a fire on a grassed area in front of onlookers. In the background are tall trees.
Stories | 26 Oct 2017

Indigenous rangers and land managers recently gathered in the beautiful Bunya Mountains of Queensland to share important and traditional fire management skills at the Bonye Bonye Fire Workshop. The retention of these skills is fundamental for Aboriginal people to manage their country.

Announcements | 26 Oct 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion has welcomed the release of a Remote Housing Review, led by an Indigenous expert panel.

Announcements | 26 Oct 2017

The Turnbull Government has carefully considered the Referendum Council’s call to amend the Constitution to provide for a national Indigenous representative assembly to constitute a “Voice to Parliament”.

Announcements | 25 Oct 2017

The National NAIDOC Committee has kicked off plans for NAIDOC Week 2018 with the appointment of five members to its ranks.

Announcements | 25 Oct 2017

A new mobile phone app has been launched which promises to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote areas make healthy food choices.

Young Indigenous woman in dark blue uniform stands holding a dentist drill behind a smiling man wearing sunglasses and lying back in a dentist chair.
Stories | 23 Oct 2017

Dual award winner Bria Cusack is on a path to success because of hard work, sacrifice and a passion to improve oral health in Indigenous communities.