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Torres Strait Youth Leadership Program graduate Rellis Petrou.
Stories | 10 Apr 2013

Rellis Petro from Thursday Island has a new outlook on life after graduating from the Torres Strait Youth Leadership Program.

photo: Students from Murpatja Anangu School practice Inma.
Stories | 8 Apr 2013

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.

Ben Apps, Jayden Ballengarry, Blake Green and Tosh Ballengarry performing at the Worimi Land Council’s NAIDOC Day celebrations.
Stories | 25 Mar 2013

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.

Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples co-chair Patrick Dodson promoting the Recognise campaign.
Stories | 14 Mar 2013

Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is another step closer after the Bill for an Act of Recognition passed through the Senate unopposed this week.

National Congress co-chair Jody Broun.
Stories | 8 Mar 2013

The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples has been recognised today, on International Women’s Day, for its dedication to gender equity.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister Jenny Macklin with Expert Panel Co-chairs Pat Dodson and Mark Leibler.
Stories | 7 Mar 2013

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.

Participants at the 2012 National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy National Conference.
Stories | 6 Mar 2013

The National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy (NIYLA) is giving high school students the chance to explore their leadership skills at a series of forums during Youth Week this April.

Concert on the Front Lawns of Parliament House Canberra to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Apology
Stories | 5 Mar 2013

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.

Murdi Paaki Aboriginal Young Leaders Project participant Isabel Orcher, Dubbo, NSW.
Stories | 28 Feb 2013

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.

Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation staff (left to right) Nick Power, Isabel Orcher, Janelle Whitehead, Nerida King and Rene Wykes, Dubbo, NSW.
Stories | 26 Feb 2013

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.