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Announcements | 5 Mar 2018

Communities across the country will be supported to celebrate NAIDOC Week this year with a $1.4 million grants round.

At left - Inset photo with white dot border: Two Indigenous women dressed in blue flowery dresses. Top right is NAIDOC symbol and below are words: NAIDOC Week local grant applications open. Closes April 3, 2018. Blue dots in waves enclose the image
Grants & Funding | 5 Mar 2018

The NAIDOC Week local grant round is now open; communities can apply for a grant to host a celebration during NAIDOC Week.

Indigenous woman with long black hair wearing black clothing stands in front of the Aboriginal, Australian and Torres Strait Islander flags. In the background is a glass wall behind which is an office.
Stories | 2 Mar 2018

The Australian Government is expanding its use and availability of Indigenous interpreters. Their services help many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians get better access to government services and opportunities.

AIATSIS CEO, Craig Ritchie, posing in front of a white background with blue framed glasses, light blue shirt and navy blue blazer.
Stories | 1 Mar 2018

Are digital technologies a threat or an opportunity for cultural heritage institutions such as the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)? Craig Ritchie, CEO of AIATSIS, shares his views.

Announcements | 22 Feb 2018

Interpreting services are available on-demand over the phone to the Department of Human Services in eight commonly spoken Northern and Central Australian Aboriginal languages.

Young Aboriginal child in black shorts and white shirt stands on a surfboard riding a half-metre high wave.
Stories | 21 Feb 2018

The Woorrangalook Victorian Koori Surf Titles brought together more than 120 Indigenous surfers from across the state for a fun weekend of surfing and Indigenous culture.

A group of Indigenous children with white ceremonial paint on their bodies wearing shorts or yellow coverings dance on green grass watched by a crowd of onlookers.
Stories | 19 Feb 2018

In 2018, the Bwgcolman people of Palm Island in North Queensland are recognising the centenary of the first placement of people on the island.

Announcements | 19 Feb 2018

The first in a series of community visits for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project will begin in Victoria next week.

Announcements | 19 Feb 2018

ANSTO is an authority of cutting-edge science, but looked into the past last week, with the completed mural representing significant Indigenous sites that can be found in the bushland surrounding the ANSTO campus in Sydney’s Lucas Heights.

Group of people with backs to us dressed in running wear look at man in grey shirt holding microphone standing in front of a small tent with banners either side saying Closing the Gap and on the tent are the words Run Sweat Inspired.
Stories | 16 Feb 2018

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

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