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Young Aboriginal man wearing a grey hoody and cap looks out over bush landscape with cloudy sky in the background.
Stories | 2 Nov 2017

Relocating from Ceduna to Adelaide was a big decision for Jason Coleman. It was motivated by thoughts about his future, and enabled through the IYLP and AISSA.

A group of mainly Aboriginal women and children dressed in an array of colourful clothing stand on grass next to a road corner with a telegraph pole in the background and a sign that says Give Way.
Stories | 30 Oct 2017

A family-wellbeing certificate course in Galiwin’ku, Northern Territory is placing young adult women, including young mothers, on the path to becoming strong and future leaders of their community and an inspiration to other young women and mothers in the community.

Indigenous woman with dark hair and white shirt with thin navy stripes smiling at Darwin Indigenous Trade Fair.
Stories | 27 Oct 2017

The remote eco-retreat at Banu Banu in East Arnhem Land was one of the many businesses connecting with buyers in Darwin.

Indigenous man in a black suit and white shirt standing in front of a backdrop featuring various logos including IDX Indigenous Digital Excellence, Telstra Foundation and National Centre of Indigenous Excellence.
Stories | 27 Oct 2017

2017 IDX Award winner Wayne Denning wants more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kids to study STEM subjects so they will feel empowered to take advantage of the opportunities that come from those professions. He also wants to remind them that STEM subjects are part of their DNA.

Indigenous dancers in full traditional dress perform next to a fire on a grassed area in front of onlookers. In the background are tall trees.
Stories | 26 Oct 2017

Indigenous rangers and land managers recently gathered in the beautiful Bunya Mountains of Queensland to share important and traditional fire management skills at the Bonye Bonye Fire Workshop. The retention of these skills is fundamental for Aboriginal people to manage their country.

Young Indigenous woman in dark blue uniform stands holding a dentist drill behind a smiling man wearing sunglasses and lying back in a dentist chair.
Stories | 23 Oct 2017

Dual award winner Bria Cusack is on a path to success because of hard work, sacrifice and a passion to improve oral health in Indigenous communities.

Group of Aboriginal women and children dressed in colourful clothing stand in front of a grey and blue building on a path with grass in the foreground.
Stories | 20 Oct 2017

Women from Wujal Wujal Women’s Group drove north to the Starcke Homestead for 3 days of yarning, fishing and lots of laughter. However, things didn’t go entirely to plan!

Four black whales swim in a blue sea with a rocky cliff top in the foreground.
Stories | 12 Oct 2017

Forty seven students from Yalata Anangu School and Oak Valley Anangu School were recently rewarded for their good school attendance with a trip to the Head of Bight, South Australia, for a memorable whale watching experience.

Large group of Indigenous youth and young adults and police officers sit and stand on a lawn in front of a two-storey building.
Stories | 11 Oct 2017

Profound changes are happening in Redfern and surrounding communities due to Clean Slate Without Prejudice, a program designed to motivate and inspire local young people. It introduces discipline into the lives of participants through early morning boxing and martial arts, language lessons and breakfasts, and excursions to Aboriginal cultural sites.

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.

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