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.
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.
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.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, have paid tribute to Mr Chi, an admired playwright, musician and composer who passed away in his hometown of Broome late last month.