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Announcements | 26 Feb 2014

The free Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations being rolled out in schools give young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males and females the chance at the best possible protection from HPV-related cancers and disease.

Announcements | 16 Feb 2014

Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews and Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, have welcomed the results of a survey which shows community support for income management in the Ceduna area of South Australia.

Announcements | 14 Feb 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today welcomed the announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the impact of alcohol on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Bernard with his daughter Mea at the Yarrabah All Blacks Carnival in November 2013.
Stories | 11 Feb 2014

Bernard Sabadi, a 29 year old Badu Island man from the Torres Strait is encouraging all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to embrace living a healthier lifestyle. By promoting regular exercise and healthy eating, he believes he can inspire and motivate others to do the same.

Announcements | 14 Jan 2014

A storage tank for low aromatic fuel (LAF) will be constructed in Darwin to support an expanded rollout of the Australian Government’s Petrol Sniffing Prevention Programme in the Top End.

Announcements | 13 Jan 2014

An interim report into the prevalence of petrol sniffing in 15 Aboriginal communities across Australia shows a decline in sniffing between 2005 and 2012 coinciding with the introduction of low aromatic fuel.

Announcements | 16 Dec 2013

The Australian Government will invest $1.5 million per annum to fund the operation of a new 15-bed drug and alcohol rehabilitation service for Indigenous people living in north-west South Australia.

Announcements | 13 Dec 2013

The Australian Government will ask Ceduna residents to have their say on whether they think income management in their region would benefit their community.

Stories | 6 Dec 2013

The Australian Government will ask Ceduna residents to have their say on whether they think income management in their region would benefit their community.

Stories | 20 Nov 2013

The Strong Fathers Strong Families project aims to strengthen the role of Yolngu fathers in their families.

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