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Reconciliation Australia CEO Leah Armstrong, who was recognised in the 100 Women of Influence Awards.
Stories | 12 Nov 2012

Nine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women received awards for their achievements and contributions to Australian society at the inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards held in Sydney.

Chosen by a judging panel from a list of 350 nominees, the final 100 women were identified and celebrated for their efforts in driving change, and helping shape a better future for Australia, both socially and economically.

Stories | 5 Nov 2012

Discover more about the Indigenous community of Mount Gambier, South Australia in this month’s Indigenous.gov.au Closing the Gap community profile.

The traditional lands of the Bunganditj (Boandik) people, Mt Gambier is home to a growing Indigenous population that has travelled from various parts of Australia to settle in the city renowned for its volcanic crater lakes.

Former Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home resident Fay Clayton with one of her artworks, Cootamundra, NSW.
Stories | 1 Nov 2012

We look at some of the healing strategies being used by Stolen Generations members and their families.

Former residents of Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home take part in a healing ceremony, Cootamundra NSW.
Stories | 30 Oct 2012

We look at how film has been a powerful healing tool for the former residents of Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home.

Referee's at the NSW 2012 Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout
Stories | 5 Oct 2012

More than 20,000 people cheered the Newcastle Yowies to grand final victory at the 2012 Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout.

2012 Red Ochre Award winner Warren H. Williams, NSW
Stories | 4 Oct 2012

Leading Australian country musician Warren H Williams talks about his music and his work combatting high Indigenous suicide levels.

Bunna Lawrie at the 2012 National NAIDOC Awards, Hobart, TAS.
Stories | 2 Oct 2012

Legendary musician Bunna Lawrie talks to Newslines Radio about his life, his music and how he is using his fame to help Indigenous people at risk.

Bangerang elder John “Sandy” Atkinson with one of the ceramic works on display at the Cultural Centre, Shepparton, VIC.
Stories | 28 Sep 2012

For 30 years the Bangerang Cultural Centre in Shepparton, Victoria, has been a keeping place for priceless Indigenous art and artefacts from across Australia.

 Developed and managed by the local Aboriginal community, under the leadership of Bangerang elder John “Sandy” Atkinson AM, the centre has always aimed to increase awareness and understanding of the world’s oldest living culture.

 The Centre is funded by the Australian Government’s Office of the Arts for its work in preserving culture and celebrating the local Aboriginal community.

Stories | 28 Sep 2012

The 2012 Deadly Awards held at the Sydney Opera House honoured Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander achievement in the fields of art, music, sport and a range of community endeavours.

 Sponsored by the Australian Government Closing the Gap initiative, the 18th annual awards were an evening of recognition, celebration and of achievements.

 Community awards were a focus at the Deadly’s this year, acknowledging the invaluable efforts of those working in health, education, employment and cultural advancement.

Minjaara Atkinson, Rumbalara Football Netball Club, Shepparton, VIC
Stories | 27 Sep 2012

“The club’s been one of our real saviours in the community around having a home to belong to and a place to live in Shepparton.”

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