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Melvin Malbunka, Chairperson of the Mount Liebig Local Authority (third from left) and Essential Services Operator Jeffrey Wheeler (second from right) with MacDonnell Regional Council staff celebrating Mt Liebig being awarded the inaugural Special Commend
Stories | 23 Sep 2016

Remote Mount Liebig community in central Australia was awarded a Special Commendation in the Australian Tidy Towns competition.

CEPOs building close relationship between communities and the police
Stories | 14 Sep 2016

In remote Northern Territory communities, Community Engagement Police Officers (CEPOs) like First Class Constable Shane Blanchard provide a vital link in the process of building close relationships between locals and the police.

It was all hands on deck as locals took part in a Clean –Up Australia Day event in the remote NT community of Soapy Bore.
Stories | 31 Aug 2016

It was all hand on deck earlier this year when the Soapy Bore community participated in a Clean-Up Australia Day event to help make the community cleaner and safer.

Dion is 'mad keen on drawing dogs' and is working to turn his drawings into a children’s television program.
Stories | 8 Aug 2016

Dion Beasley is a talented Tennant Creek artist and author of two children’s books, who can move around his community thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Amata Fun Run Champions from left: Elesoar Pan, Hannah Lewis, Evan Windy (front) and Sharon Dingamam (c) Geoff Pryor
Stories | 2 Aug 2016

Four young people from Amata in South Australia enjoyed an exciting and inspiring weekend and gave 100 per cent as they represented their community at the National Deadly Fun Run Championships in Yulara, Northern Territory.

 Black Screen, a series of free film screenings happening throughout remote and regional South Australia
Stories | 30 May 2016

The theme for this year’s National Reconciliation Week, which runs from 27 May to 3 June, is “Our History, Our Story, Our Future”. Check out your local Reconciliation Week events.

Apunipima Cape York Health Council Maternal and Child Health midwife Lisa Smith (left) and diabetes nurse educator Cath Dowey with Tammy Conrad (centre) discuss healthy eating, over some art and craft activities.
Stories | 11 May 2016

To coincide with World Health Day, Apunipima Cape York Health Council recently held a gathering in the remote community of Pormpuraaw, Cape York to educate women on how they can be part of prevention and management of diabetes, the chronic disease prevalent in Cape York communities.

Elsie Seriat (third from right) at the Honolulu Marathon with other members of the Indigenous Marathon Project
Stories | 29 Apr 2016

Congratulations to everyone chosen in the Indigenous Marathon Project’s (IMP) 2016 squad, who are in training for the New York Marathon later this year. Many squad members have been inspired by 2014 IMP graduate Elsie Seriat from the Torres Strait.

IBA Home Loans family
Stories | 1 Apr 2016

Indigenous Business Australia has introduced the Remote Indigenous Home Loan (RIHL), designed to help Indigenous people in remote Australia achieve the dream of owning their own home.

Alistair Ferguson Bourke elder
Stories | 31 Mar 2016

Thanks to local elder, the remote New South Wales town of Bourke is seeing a reduction in their crime rate.

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