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An Aboriginal man in a suit standing in front of a large outdoor metal sculpture.
Stories | 4 Oct 2017

Dharug artist Adam King uses metal in his sculpting to produce unique artwork showcasing his culture. He also sees the opportunity to create jobs for local Aboriginal people.

Announcements | 28 Sep 2017

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to Mr William Bates, a Wilcannia community leader who sadly passed away on the weekend.

Announcements | 21 Sep 2017

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion has paid tribute to Dr Evelyn Scott AO, the renowned Aboriginal leader and activist who passed away yesterday surrounded by family in Cairns.

Four adults stand in a row: woman in yellow top, woman in white and black dress, man in tuxedo and woman in black top and black and white mottled skirt. All wear glasses and stand in front of a two toned wall.
Stories | 21 Sep 2017

The winners of the Chief Executive Women Indigenous scholarship will travel to Singapore to participate in the Leading for Results program at INSEAD, a prestigious business school.

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.

Indigenous man with green hat and grey t-shirt writes on a paper as an Indigenous woman in red and black apparel points at the paper. Another Indigenous woman sits on a couch in the background.
Stories | 6 Sep 2017

Indigenous Literacy Day is a day we celebrate Indigenous culture and focus on adult literacy rates in Indigenous communities. In the Western NSW communities of Brewarrina and Walgett, an adult literacy campaign has led to improved literacy rates and increased employment opportunities, confidence and self-esteem.

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.