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Announcements | 2 Aug 2017

ABC Indigenous Affairs editor Stan Grant will host a special Q&A broadcast from the Garma festival in remote Arnhemland on Saturday 5 August.

Indigenous woman writing on paper with a pen and the Aboriginal flag in the background, a laptop computer in the foreground and the following words displayed: 10 tips for writing your Aboriginal Benefit Grant Application
Grants & Funding | 28 Jul 2017

Ten tips to help you write your Aboriginals Benefit Account Grant application.

Announcements | 26 Jul 2017

Dr G Yunupingu, a leading Indigenous musician and member of the Gumatj nation, sadly passed away in Darwin yesterday.

Announcements | 26 Jul 2017

In 2017-18, over 90 organisations will be funded through the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program.

Announcements | 25 Jul 2017

Mr Lester OAM, a tireless campaigner and pioneer for Aboriginal rights especially in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytatjara (APY) region, sadly passed away in Alice Springs last week.

Announcements | 25 Jul 2017

The Government has announced more than $10 million to help keep Indigenous arts and languages alive.

Three people standing together with plants behind them. The man in the middle is holding a large blue plate while a woman is standing to his right and man to his left.
Stories | 21 Jul 2017

Dr James Charles is the 2017 National NAIDOC Scholar of the Year for his work on improving foot health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Announcements | 21 Jul 2017

Scientists at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation’s (ANSTO) Centre for Accelerator Science and Australian Synchrotron were part of a team who have found new proof of the earliest occupation in Australia – some 65,000 years – in Kakadu National Park.

A young Aboriginal woman in evening wear holding a large blue plate.
Stories | 19 Jul 2017

Latia Schefe is the 2017 National NAIDOC Awards Youth of the Year. Latia was diagnosed with cancer at age six. She underwent multiple operations and chemotherapy but still lost a kidney. However, Latia studied at her hospital and graduated from school with awards recognising her leadership abilities.

Six young athletes stand in the red dirt of central Australia.
Stories | 18 Jul 2017

Over 120 athletes from 18 communities and cities around Australia attended the sixth running of the National Deadly Fun Run. Organised by the Indigenous Marathon Foundation, the National Deadly Fun Run is designed to promote healthy living and increase participation in running in remote Indigenous communities.

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