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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.

An Aboriginal woman in a colourful top holds a large blue plate.
Stories | 2 Aug 2017

Singer, songwriter, playwright, actor, photographer and artist Elverina Johnson is the 2017 National NAIDOC Artist of the Year.

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.

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.

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