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Djarindjin Youth Drop-In Centre’s new coordinator, Simon Enosa.
Stories | 5 Mar 2014

Torres Strait Islander Simon Enosa moved to the Kimberley in Western Australia about a year ago and is loving his new job working with young people in Djarindjin Community.

Announcements | 4 Mar 2014

Yamba’s Roadshow, the Central Australian healthy living musical starring Yamba the Honeyant and Jacinta Price, has performed to over 6500 children in remote areas of the Northern Territory and Queensland since early 2011.

Announcements | 3 Mar 2014

A community information session will be held at the Police-Citizens Youth Club, between 3:30pm and 6:00pm on Tuesday 4 March 2014.

The Bardi Jawi Rangers’ new boat arriving in Ardyaloon.
Stories | 28 Feb 2014

The Bardi Jawi Rangers are set to become a professional marine unit charged with the mission to look after country and assist police in sea rescues.

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.