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A sign reading “Danger Asbestos” attached to a gate with a background of red dirt and dry grass.
Stories | 16 Aug 2017

The Australian Government is funding asbestos eradication projects, including one run in conjunction with the Northern Territory Government to send licensed asbestos removalists to remote communities.

A young Indigenous man dressed in work wear stands in front of a red truck with the letters WYDAC on the cab door. In the background is a white vehicle, trees and buildings.
Stories | 11 Aug 2017

Branston Japangardi Poulson from Yuendumu in the Northern Territory changed his life and found his dream job through hard work and commitment and the support of the Mt Theo Program.

Orange, red, green and brown figures representing the letter i in L shape bend around the words: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. On the orange is 9 August.
Stories | 8 Aug 2017

August 9 is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples and this year’s theme is devoted to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

An Indigenous woman in brown coat stands with five children in a room with stacked chairs in the background and a table with craft making items.
Stories | 7 Aug 2017

Ceremonial Ripples 2017, held at the Empire Theatre in Toowoomba, explored the past through workshops, to help approximately 100 Grade 4 students understand the present and connect with the future.

Young Indigenous male child in white and blue striped shirt in front of and to left of similar aged Indigenous girl in dark blue shirt who is in front of another Indigenous boy in same type of shirt.
Stories | 4 Aug 2017

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day is an annual event to celebrate our children. Held on 4 August, Children’s Day is an opportunity for all Australians to show their support for Aboriginal children, and learn about the crucial impact that community, culture and family play in the life of every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child.

Aboriginal boy in body and face paint standing in front of Aboriginal artwork
Stories | 4 Aug 2017

A new free tourist map of Western Australia featuring Aboriginal owned and run tourist ventures has been produced by the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC), the peak not for profit organisation representing Indigenous tourism in WA.

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.

Woman with hair tied back wearing blue shirt stands in front of coffee making machine with cups and shelving in the background.
Stories | 31 Jul 2017

Qualifying for AccorHotel’s 2017 Hotel Management Traineeship program requires hard work and commitment. Wiradjuri woman Amyee McLaren has those qualities in abundance and is supported by EPI partners, AccorHotels Pacific.

Three Torres Strait Islanders are standing at a desk looking at a note book. The woman in the middle is explaining something to the two men around her. There are other people in the background.
Stories | 24 Jul 2017

Rangers and council staff in the Torres Strait recently completed ‘Eyes and Ears’ training which improved their ability to protect and manage their country.

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.

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