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Stories | 16 Feb 2018

After 10 Closing the Gap reports, a fresh approach is underway to further close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage.

Poster showing three yellow dot circles at the top with images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons holding large gold or blue awards. Below the circles are the words: Nominations are now open for the National NAIDOC Awards 8-15 July 2018.
Stories | 15 Feb 2018

The National NAIDOC Awards will be presented in Sydney on Friday 13 July 2018.

Large crowd of Indigenous men and women walking up stairs away from the Aboriginal Tent Embassy bearing Aboriginal flags coloured black on top and red on the bottom with a yellow circle. One man in a black shirt with red and yellow panels carrying a piece
Stories | 12 Feb 2018

A decade since the Apology, we acknowledge the significance of this day, reinforce its intent and look toward to continuing the reconciliation of Australia as a nation.

Young woman in red dress holds hands and skates with Indigenous young man in white shirt and black pants.
Stories | 8 Feb 2018

Our best wishes go to Harley Windsor as he prepares to represent Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Indigenous woman in white shirt and dark skirt with handbag over shoulder stands next to Indigenous man with hat, light shirt and pants standing in the outback with sunset behind.
Stories | 25 Jan 2018

Internationally acclaimed film director Warwick Thornton talks about his new film Sweet Country; a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory.

Announcements | 23 Jan 2018

Tennant Creek and the Barkly region has received a boost with the opening of a new Indigenous Language Centre that will engage local Aboriginal communities and support the preservation and maintenance of Indigenous languages across the region.

Thirteen Indigenous women stand in a line. They are holding up 7 life sized artistic figures of women.
Stories | 16 Jan 2018

Martu Artist Ngalangka Nola Taylor is one one of the many artists and senior custodians who have been involved in designing and curating Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters; an exhibition at the national Museum of Australia which outlines the country’s creation as it follows the passage of the Seven Sisters.

Left panel shows following words on blue background: Share your views closingthegaprefresh.pmc.gov.au with a logo featuring small animations of people, houses and trees in a circle with the words Closing the Gap. #CTGRefresh. Right panel shows 4 girls
Stories | 5 Jan 2018

We’re inviting all Australians to share their views on the future of Closing the Gap.

A group of Japanese students in white shirts arm in arm with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in blue shirts. In the background are more students and classrooms.
Stories | 2 Jan 2018

In October, students and leaders from Mount Saint Bernard College in Far North Queensland visited Japan, taking in its sites, culture and rekindling their friendship with students at the University of Agriculture-Tokyo.

A turtle swimming over a sandy seafloor in clear blue water with sun rays coming from above. The the right are the words: Happy Holidays
Postcard | 22 Dec 2017

Wishing you a safe and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Indigenous.gov.au. Thanks for sharing the conversation in 2017, we’ll be online from 2 January 2018!

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