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Yirrkala Bark Petitions 50th anniversary ceremony, Yirrkala, NT.
Stories | 12 Jul 2013

Almost 50 years ago, the Yolngu people of Yirrkala in Arnhem Land sent two bark petitions framed by traditional ochre paintings of clan designs to the Australian House of Representatives.

little girl with flag
Stories | 2 Jul 2013

National NAIDOC week kicks off on 7 July and people are encouraged to take part in local events around the country.

Jessica Mauboy, winner of the 2012 Deadly for Female Artist of the Year, performing the finale at last year’s Deadly Awards ceremony.
Stories | 19 Jun 2013

Nominations are now open for the 2013 National Indigenous Music, Sport, Arts and Community Awards, better known as the Deadlys.

Stories | 18 Jun 2013

Music is a major part of community life in Hermannsburg, and for many young people it could be a future career opportunity. In the final part of our three-part special on Hermannsburg, Newslines Radio caught up with organisers and performers at the community’s recent Sounds of Ntaria concert.

Barunga Indigenous Engagement Officer Amanda Ngalmi (front row, second from the right) with her basketball team at the Barunga Festival.
Stories | 15 Jun 2013

More than 3000 people travelled to the remote Northern Territory community of Barunga over the June long-weekend for the 2013 Barunga Sports and Cultural Festival.

Kevin Kropinyeri
Postcard | 13 Jun 2013

Chris Sarra is my role model, he’s so driven. He’s making waves in our community and is passionate about improving the lives of our people.

Bryte MC
Postcard | 12 Jun 2013

It’s important to grow up with a positive mindset – to get out of the kind of mindset where you think it’s okay to leave school early.

Reconciliation Australia CEO Leah Armstrong with Gabrielle Sullivan and Kathleen Sorensen from Martumili Artists, Parngurr, WA. Photo: Wayne Qulliam.
Stories | 5 Jun 2013

Practical governance information and resources are now at the fingertips of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations across Australia thanks to a new online Indigenous Governance Toolkit.

Shannan Dodson (centre front) with Recognise campaigners at the National Press Club on the day the Act of Recognition passed the House of Representatives. Photo: Courtesy of Wayne Quilliam Photography
Stories | 30 May 2013

This week is National Reconciliation Week and all around the country communities are celebrating this year’s theme “Let’s Talk Recognition.”

2013 Red Ochre Award winner David Gulpilil.
Stories | 29 May 2013

Actor David Gulpilil has won this year’s Red Ochre Award, Australia’s highest peer-assessed award for an Indigenous artist.

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