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An Indigenous young man and young woman wearing safety tops and an older man dressed in light shirt and dark trousers stand in front of small white van parked in front of yellow building with dark green roller door. Letters on the car door are A.S.A.P.
Stories | 22 May 2017

Several long-term unemployed Aboriginal people in Tasmania, after being given full-time work as part of the National Broadband Network, have demonstrated an increase in confidence and self-esteem as well as the ability to engage with others and take responsibility in the work place.

Announcements | 18 May 2017

The Coalition Government’s remote employment programme has achieved a highly significant milestone with the number of six-month employment outcomes reaching 5000.

Woman in pale shirt and dark vest standing in front of Indigenous artwork featuring blue, green, black and ochre coloured elements. A man is to her left dressed in pale shirt and dark jumper standing in front of pale, featureless background.
Stories | 18 May 2017

Indigenous young adults Cassie Moad and Josh Doble have set their feet securely on exciting career paths with Employment Parity Initiative (EPI) Partner, Crown Resorts.

Announcements | 17 May 2017

The Coalition Government has today announced an additional $30 million investment in training for Indigenous rangers.

Announcements | 12 May 2017

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has today addressed the Central Land Council in Tennant Creek, focusing on issues affecting First Australians in Central Australia.

Young Aboriginal woman in red shirt sits in an office with equipment and her colleague in the background. The floor is grey and the walls green in colour.
Stories | 12 May 2017

Corrina Ross is a young Aboriginal woman from Palm Island in Queensland who was worried she would have to leave home to get a job. But thanks to the Australian Government’s Community Development Programme (CDP), Corrina gained the skills required to get a job to stay on Palm Island and contribute to her community’s future.

Announcements | 11 May 2017

The Acting Native Title Registrar, Mr Rob Powrie, confirms there has never been a freeze on the testing of Indigenous Land Use Agreements (area agreements) for registration, as was stated in The Australian today 11 May 2017 and on 09 May 2017.

Announcements | 11 May 2017

The Coalition Government is making the right choices, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people big winners from the federal budget. 

Announcements | 9 May 2017

The Coalition Government’s 2017-18 Budget is driving jobs, growth and investment in the future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by supporting them into employment and growing the Indigenous business sector.

A large expanse of water is populated by low lying sandy islands with the edge of a salt pan in the distance just below the horizon.
Stories | 8 May 2017

Record summer rains have greened the desert, turned salt pans into lakes, created breeding grounds for thousands of water birds from the Western Australian seacoast, and added to the duties of the Punmu Rangers of the Western Desert.