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Indigenous man in the Australian basketball uniform dribbles a basketball down the court with a crowd in the background looking on.
Stories | 5 Jul 2017

Patrick Mills has been named the prestigious 2017 National NAIDOC Person of the Year for his outstanding success on the basketball court and his inspirational role off it.

Announcements | 5 Jul 2017

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch and Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion have paid tribute to the late Bishop Saibo Mabo who was laid to rest at a funeral service on Thursday Island earlier this month.

Announcements | 5 Jul 2017

NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, history, culture and achievements, while recognising the immense contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our great country.

Announcements | 4 Jul 2017

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to the Mayor of West Daly Regional Council, who passed away on Sunday.

Dancer dressed in traditional Torres Strait Islander ceremonial clothing in the foreground with musicians in similar wear in background.
Stories | 3 Jul 2017

Congratulations to all 2017 NAIDOC Award winners.

Announcements | 2 Jul 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has congratulated all of the winners and finalists of the 2017 NAIDOC Awards, announced at a gala ball held in Cairns last night.

Announcements | 30 Jun 2017

Celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at our national cultural institutions from 2-9 July.

Announcements | 30 Jun 2017

A rare painting by Aboriginal artist Tutuma Tjapangati has been purchased by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), thanks to a $28,000 grant provided by the Coalition Government from its National Cultural Heritage Account.

Announcements | 29 Jun 2017

Next week is NAIDOC Week – an opportunity for all Australians to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Announcements | 27 Jun 2017

The first results of the 2016 Census of Population and Housing, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today, show that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples represented 2.8 per cent of the population counted in the 2016 Census – up from 2.5 per cent in 2011, and 2.3 per cent in 2006.

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