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Announcements | 23 Oct 2017

The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons employed in professional occupations such as health and education has increased by over 75 per cent in ten years, reveals latest data from the 2016 Census.

Announcements | 23 Oct 2017

The Construction industry has seen the largest growth in jobs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the past five years, according to latest 2016 Census data.

Announcements | 23 Oct 2017

Ministers from federal, state and territory governments will meet in Canberra today to focus national efforts on Indigenous policy.

Group of Aboriginal women and children dressed in colourful clothing stand in front of a grey and blue building on a path with grass in the foreground.
Stories | 20 Oct 2017

Women from Wujal Wujal Women’s Group drove north to the Starcke Homestead for 3 days of yarning, fishing and lots of laughter. However, things didn’t go entirely to plan!

Announcements | 20 Oct 2017

Independent consultants have been engaged to conduct evaluations of the Australian Government’s Indigenous Australians’ Health Program (IAHP).

Announcements | 19 Oct 2017

The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 18 years and over who smoke tobacco decreased significantly from 55 per cent to 45 per cent, a fall of 22 per cent, over 20 years from 1994 to 2014–15, according to new modelling by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in partnership with the Menzies School of Health Research.

Announcements | 19 Oct 2017

The Wajarri Yamatji people and the Budina people have celebrated significant native title determinations this week in Western Australia.

Announcements | 16 Oct 2017

A $3 million plan has been unveiled to address the cultural barriers and disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.

Announcements | 13 Oct 2017

An $842,000 funding boost from the Australian Government will help the Bubup Wilam Early Learning Aboriginal Child and Family Centre give scores of children a stronger start in life.

Four black whales swim in a blue sea with a rocky cliff top in the foreground.
Stories | 12 Oct 2017

Forty seven students from Yalata Anangu School and Oak Valley Anangu School were recently rewarded for their good school attendance with a trip to the Head of Bight, South Australia, for a memorable whale watching experience.

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