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Announcements | 19 Sep 2017

Collisions is an extraordinary virtual reality (VR) experience which takes visitors on a journey to the land of Indigenous elder Nyarri Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian desert.

Announcements | 13 Sep 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Nigel Scullion today congratulated the Cathy Freeman Foundation on its 10th Anniversary year milestone and for all the work they have done over that time to help kids stay at school. From small beginnings on Palm Island in Queensland, the Foundation now supports 1,600 children across four communities.

A group of Indigenous men stand or sit on chairs in front of a mud flat and estuary in the background.
Stories | 4 Sep 2017

A camp held on the Bouchat Cultural Grounds just north of Weipa in Far North Queensland brought together the Napranum Men’s Group and Wujal Wujal Men’s Group for four days of hunting, fishing and most importantly, yarning.

Aboriginal man with white beard and hair, dressed in blue suit and shirt stands in front of artwork of Indigenous design featuring circles, horseshoe shapes and squiggly lines.
Stories | 28 Aug 2017

Palawa man Dr Ian Anderson’s appointment as the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s new Deputy Secretary of Indigenous Affairs means that he is the most senior Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander official in the Australian Government.

Two young Torres Strait Islander women standing with a background of plants. The young woman on the left is holding a large blue plate.
Stories | 23 Aug 2017

Electrician, Sharee Yamashita was awarded 2017 National NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year in recognition of her commitment to her education and being a role model to other Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.

Announcements | 21 Aug 2017

The Turnbull Government has appointed Ms Christine Grant and Mr Phillip Gordon as Co-Chairs and Ms Jenny Pilot as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Indigenous Repatriation for three year terms.

Orange, red, green and brown figures representing the letter i in L shape bend around the words: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. On the orange is 9 August.
Stories | 8 Aug 2017

August 9 is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples and this year’s theme is devoted to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

An Indigenous woman in brown coat stands with five children in a room with stacked chairs in the background and a table with craft making items.
Stories | 7 Aug 2017

Ceremonial Ripples 2017, held at the Empire Theatre in Toowoomba, explored the past through workshops, to help approximately 100 Grade 4 students understand the present and connect with the future.

Announcements | 4 Aug 2017

The Australia Council for the Arts has today announced the opening of nominations for its two high profile national arts awards programs.

Announcements | 3 Aug 2017

Cultural activities are popular among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to mark National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day.