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Announcements | 17 Nov 2017

Today, the 42,000 year old ancestral remains of Mungo Man and 104 others will be returned to Traditional Owners in a ceremony at Lake Mungo, South Western New South Wales.

The hand of an Aboriginal man, wearing a silver watch, gently lays on top of a traditional wood box. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island flags can be seen in the background.
Stories | 17 Nov 2017

The remains of an Aboriginal man who lived at Lake Mungo in Western New South Wales 42,000 years ago have been returned to Country.

An Aboriginal woman and man stand on a street holding the Aboriginal flag. Behind are many people dressed in running wear crossing a finish line, above which hangs a banner on an overhead walkway.
Stories | 16 Nov 2017

Cara Smith from Queanbeyan started a journey of change that included completing the New York City Marathon.

Announcements | 16 Nov 2017

Today we announce a project to share world-leading fire management expertise developed by Indigenous Australians to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve land management outcomes in Botswana.

Announcements | 14 Nov 2017

Preserving Indigenous audio-visual cultural material, learning about the needs of caregivers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer survivors, and finding ways to help Indigenous small businesses prosper are amongst the important new research projects to be undertaken by Australia’s Indigenous researchers with new Australian Government funding announced today.

Young woman in red dress holds hands and skates with Indigenous young man in white shirt and black pants.
Stories | 14 Nov 2017

Harley Windsor is Australia’s first Indigenous Winter Olympian and will partner with Katia Alexandrovskaya in the figure skating pairs at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Two adult males and two young men dressed in mainly blue shirts, stand arm in arm in front of tropical foliage atop a mountain. In the background is mountain terrain and low-lying cloud.
Stories | 10 Nov 2017

This year, a group of South Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students and their leaders walked the Kokoda Trail in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the battle.

Announcements | 9 Nov 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion has welcomed the 2018 NAIDOC Week theme, Because of her, we can!, announced today by the National NAIDOC Committee.

Black background with blue dots across the top and a multi-coloured logo just below featuring the words Celebrating NAIDOC Week. Below that are the words Because of her, we can - 8-15 July 2018.
Postcard | 9 Nov 2017

As pillars of our society, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played – and continue to play - active and significant roles at the community, local, state and national levels.

Black background with blue dots across the top and a multi-coloured logo just below featuring the words Celebrating NAIDOC Week. Below that are the words Because of her, we can - 8-15 July 2018.
Announcements | 9 Nov 2017

NAIDOC Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation.

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