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Co-Chairs of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Jody Broun and Les Malezer, at the 2012 National Congress, Alice Springs.
Stories | 15 Nov 2012

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.

The 2012 National Indigenous Youth Parliament participants.
Stories | 14 Nov 2012

Almost six months on from the first ever National Indigenous Youth Parliament, the 50 young participants continue to support each other in their leadership journeys.

The week-long event was run by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), in partnership with the YMCA, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Indigenous Australians’ right to vote in federal elections.

Indigenous Governance Awards chair Professor Mick Dodson with Yanyi Bandicha and Andrea Mason, who received an award for NPY Women’s Council. Photo: Wayne Quilliam.
Stories | 13 Nov 2012

Newslines speaks to the leaders of some of Australia’s most successful Indigenous organisations about the importance of good governance at the 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards.

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.

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