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Stories | 18 Dec 2013

Some of Australia’s top Indigenous and non-Indigenous musicians will perform at the 2014 Apology concert, a national event celebrating the anniversary of the Government’s Apology to Australia’s Stolen Generations.

Singer-songwriter Marcus Corowa.
Stories | 4 Nov 2013

Having played the guitar since he was six years old, singer-songwriter Marcus Corowa is using his talent to share his stories across Australia, including performing at a number of NAIDOC events in 2013.

Announcements | 31 Oct 2013

On 25 September 2013, the Prime Minister announced an open expressions of interest process for the
Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council.

This process has now closed.

The Prime Minster expressed his thanks to everyone who submitted expressions of interest.

The Government will announce membership of the Council shortly.

Announcements | 25 Oct 2013

A franchisee of a national household goods rental business has released Indigenous consumers from their contracts following an ASIC surveillance for unconscionable conduct.

Sylvia Tabua from Radio 4MW in the Torres Strait interviewing Erica Glynn from Screen Australia at the the 15th annual Remote Indigenous Media Festival in Ntaria (Hermannsburg).
Stories | 23 Oct 2013

Indigenous radio stations keep communities connected, says Sylvia Tabua, Thursday Island’s Radio 4MW senior broadcaster.

Stik n Move duo, Michael Weir and Nathan Carter at the Deadly Awards in Sydney. Photo by Jules Ibanez. Courtesy of Vibe.
Stories | 11 Oct 2013

Queanbeyan hip hop crew Stik n Move took out the award for Most Promising New Talent in Music at September's 2013 Deadly Awards at the Sydney Opera House.

The Governor-General invests Bonita Mabo AO as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia.
Stories | 26 Sep 2013

Bonita Mabo was recently named as an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for "distinguished service to the Indigenous community and to human rights as an advocate for the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander peoples".

Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe with Beswick IEO Deanna Kennedy and Minister Nigel Scullion, Hobart, TAS.
Announcements | 20 Sep 2013

The Young Endeavour docked in Hobart today, with Aboriginal woman Deanna Kennedy, from Katherine in the Northern Territory, among the crew who sailed from Melbourne to Hobart.

Announcements | 18 Sep 2013

The Registrar of Indigenous Corporations, Anthony Beven, has released his fifth report on the top 500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations.

Archie Roach (centre) at the finale of the 2013 Deadly Awards, Sydney, NSW.
Stories | 13 Sep 2013

The annual Deadly Awards celebrate outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent and achievement across music, sport, the arts and community, and 2013 was no exception.