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Stories | 9 Oct 2012

Looks at the importance of having regular health checks and developing relationships with your local health centre.

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.

Bangerang elder John “Sandy” Atkinson with one of the ceramic works on display at the Cultural Centre, Shepparton, VIC.
Stories | 28 Sep 2012

For 30 years the Bangerang Cultural Centre in Shepparton, Victoria, has been a keeping place for priceless Indigenous art and artefacts from across Australia.

 Developed and managed by the local Aboriginal community, under the leadership of Bangerang elder John “Sandy” Atkinson AM, the centre has always aimed to increase awareness and understanding of the world’s oldest living culture.

 The Centre is funded by the Australian Government’s Office of the Arts for its work in preserving culture and celebrating the local Aboriginal community.

Stories | 28 Sep 2012

The 2012 Deadly Awards held at the Sydney Opera House honoured Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander achievement in the fields of art, music, sport and a range of community endeavours.

 Sponsored by the Australian Government Closing the Gap initiative, the 18th annual awards were an evening of recognition, celebration and of achievements.

 Community awards were a focus at the Deadly’s this year, acknowledging the invaluable efforts of those working in health, education, employment and cultural advancement.

Minjaara Atkinson, Rumbalara Football Netball Club, Shepparton, VIC
Stories | 27 Sep 2012

“The club’s been one of our real saviours in the community around having a home to belong to and a place to live in Shepparton.”

Caring for Our Country project officer Neil Morris (centre) with Woka Wolla team members Wayne Baksh and Harry Wilson on the Murray River, VIC.
Stories | 26 Sep 2012

Yorta Yorta Caring for Our Country project officer Neil Morris says he’s living the dream. Neil is working as part of a local team under the Caring For Our Country - Protecting the Ecological Character of Barmah project, which is delivered in partnership with Parks Victoria and the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation.

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Aged Care and Disability Services executive manager Lena Morris, Shepparton, VIC.
Stories | 24 Sep 2012

After 18 years of hard work, Yorta Yorta woman Lena Morris said the elders of the Shepparton region in Goulburn Valley, Victoria finally have the aged care facility they always wanted.

Senator Chris Evans, 2012 Charlie Perkins Scholars Krystal Lockwood, Lilly Brown and Kyle Turner with British High Commissioner Paul Madden
Stories | 21 Sep 2012

Are you an Indigenous student preparing for post-graduate studies at Oxford or Cambridge in 2013?

Each year the Charlie Perkins Scholarship Trust offers two scholarships for Indigenous postg-raduates to study for up to three years at either Oxford or Cambridge universities in the United Kingdom.

Applications for the 2013 scholarship round are now open.

To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must have applied for a course at Oxford and/or Cambridge. Applicants must also submit:

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