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The Mabo family lead the Mabo Day Reconciliation march along The Strand in Townsville, QLD. Photo: John Paul Janke, AIATSIS.
Stories | 6 Aug 2012

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of the historic Mabo decision.

Dwayne Bosen of AFL Cape York promotes Aussie rules football in remote communities, Cairns, QLD.
Stories | 30 Jul 2012

Indigenous footballers face a number of challenges when they move from their communities to the big cities.

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
Stories | 17 Jul 2012

The National Disability Awards recognise outstanding achievements and contributions from people with disability or people, groups and businesses who are making a difference to the lives of people with disability.

Award nominations are open so be quick and nominate someone you know now!

Nominations close 5pm AEST, Friday 20 July 2012

Previous finalists and winners have included a paralympian, an engineer, a small business, a supermarket chain and a teacher.

Indigenous APS trainees
Stories | 17 Jul 2012

Around 300 people attended the touch football fields in Deakin, ACT for the 2012 Australian Public Service NAIDOC Week Touch Football Competition. The competition, which is now in its tenth year, is sponsored by the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC), in partnership with the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and Touch Football ACT.

The competition has become a key celebratory event for NAIDOC week in Canberra, promoting understanding and respect amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous Commonwealth Government employees.

NAIDOC award winner Bunna Lawrie
Stories | 13 Jul 2012

Newslines looks at the winners from this year’s National NAIDOC Awards

NAIDOC Awards 2012
Stories | 13 Jul 2012

Newlines looks at the winners from this year’s National NAIDOC Awards.

Tamara Suey
Stories | 10 Jul 2012

Are you looking for a career in the Australian government? The Australian Public Service Commission is calling for applications for their 2013 Australian Public Service (APS) Indigenous Pathways Programs for Indigenous Graduates, Cadets and Trainees.

Stories | 9 Jul 2012

Congratulations to the winners of The Line’s Rap4Respect and Art and Poster competitions, announced by Senator Carol Brown at an event in Hobart, TAS on Saturday, 7 July.

Facilitator Duane Vickery introducing the first session of the Youth Congress Forum. Photo courtesy of Joseph Mayers/Congress
Stories | 9 Jul 2012

One hundred young members of The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples have converged on Sydney to help set the National Congress's agenda in June 2012.

Alice Springs 2011 NAIDOC Week celebrations.
Stories | 2 Jul 2012

NAIDOC Week activities are the backbone of many communities