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A woman in a grey dress and colourful tights and a man in white shirt and blue trousers stand in front of a painted fence featuring a face, a bicycle and other designs of blue, green, red, yellow and purple.
Stories | 29 Jun 2017

The outlook for kidney disease sufferers in the Western Desert has improved because of changes to the recruiting process and retention of specialist renal nurses.

A group of Indigenous people sitting round a table in a meeting room with Indigenous art on the walls and window at one end.
Stories | 31 May 2017

Winner of the 2015 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Award, the Mornington Island Restorative Justice Project is having a profound effect on the Gulf of Queensland community.

Five Aboriginal people and one non-Aboriginal person are standing in front of a remote airfield. In the background is a small airplane.
Stories | 31 Mar 2017

The Galiwinku Night Patrol team recently went beyond the call of duty, working dusk to dawn seven nights a week helping to contain a recent spike in fuel sniffing within their community.

Three Indigenous women and one Indigenous man stand together outside, at the launch of the Torres Strait and Kaurareg Aboriginal Peoples’ Healing Strategy.
Stories | 14 Mar 2017

The launch of the Torres Strait and Kaurareg Aboriginal Peoples’ Healing Strategy is a vital step towards addressing the colonisation-related trauma affecting Torres Strait communities.

Two Indigenous adult women, one dressed in light grey shirt and holding a child dressed in white clothes, the other in a dark grey shirt.
Stories | 28 Feb 2017

Outcare provides rehabilitation services in Western Australia designed to help people released from prison break the cycle of re-offending - a service which benefits the individual and the entire community.

Seated on a large swing chair, an Indigenous woman dressed in black plays a guitar while an Indigenous man in red top and grey pants plays a large bongo drum.
Stories | 24 Feb 2017

Since joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Tasmanian Kyle Stone, has gone from living in an intensive residential support unit for four years, to living in an ordinary suburban home – and started playing the drums!

A group photograph of eight members of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA).
Stories | 8 Feb 2017

The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) is providing high quality, accessible and culturally relevant support to Indigenous prisoners and juvenile detainees at the Darwin Correctional Centre and Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre, from initial contact with correctional services until successful reintegration with the community.

Indigenous male holding a medal.
Stories | 30 Nov 2016

Zibeon Fielding of Mimili in the APY Lands was part of a group of twelve Indigenous men and women, members of the Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP), who ran the 2016 New York Marathon. Prior to the founding of the IMP, no Indigenous man or woman had completed any major international marathon. Today Australia has 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander international marathoners.

Indigenous woman sitting in a wheel chair.
Stories | 24 Nov 2016

Stella, a proud Indigenous woman born and raised in Alice Springs, is the face of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Tennant Creek.

Dr Peta Miller (Safe Work Australia), Paul Augustin and Thomas Amagula (Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation) at the Safety in Action conference in Sydney
Stories | 30 Sep 2016

The Dhimurru Rangers of eastern Arnhem Land manage a beautiful yet dangerous land and seascape and in order to remain healthy and safe, have devised Work Health and Safety practices which include the Yolgnu concepts of Raypirri, Djaka and Ralpa.

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