Across the remote communities of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) and Maralinga Tjarutja (MT) Lands, an intergenerational cultural transmission project is under way to save languages and stories from dying out.
The Ba-ra Boolarng Dance and Culture program is reconnecting marginalised and disadvantaged Aboriginal children and their families with their culture to promote strength, resilience and positive futures.
On the fifth anniversary of the National Apology last month, The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill passed through the House of Representatives demonstrating the Australian Government’s commitment to build support for constitutional change.
The National Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples, in particular the Stolen Generations, by the Australian Parliament on 13 February 2008 was a powerful and memorable moment in our nation’s history. It has had a huge impact not only on the members of the Stolen Generation but also Australian’s from all walks of life.
The Murdi Paaki Aboriginal Young Leaders Project is helping Indigenous youth in western New South Wales gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the workforce and have their voices heard in their communities.
The strong Indigenous leadership of the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly, supported by the Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation’s innovative delivery of Australian government programs and services is creating positive change in north western New South Wales.
At the annual National Rugby League (NRL) Indigenous All Stars game in February, Jetstar Gold Coast Titans player, Preston Campbell, gave a big shout out to the young people from Mornington Island and Doomadgee who were on the trip of a lifetime.