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.
Derek Hunt, a Yolngu man from Elcho Island, made history recently when he became the first person to graduate with a Diploma of Interpreting from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.
Leadership can be a challenge for most people, and for somebody living with disability it can be even harder. But with help from the right people, the participants of the Leaders for Tomorrow program have discovered anything is possible.
Newslines Radio attended the recent National Congress of Australia’s First People’s annual event in Alice Springs to talk to Indigenous leaders about their thoughts on governance, which is one of the Closing the Gap building blocks.