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Optometrist Luke Arkapaw performing an eye check on an Indigenous woman
Stories | 10 Feb 2016

People in remote communities are enjoying better eye healthcare thanks to the eye health team from the Brien Holden Vision Institute.

Image of a flag with the title 'mental health expo'
Stories | 28 Jan 2016

The remote Northern Territory community of Nauiyu is tackling mental health issues face on, organising a sports day that got adults together to openly talk about mental health.  

Anglicare’s community services manager, Kristy Daley
Stories | 13 Jan 2016

Anglicare’s Youth at Risk program is helping Aboriginal youth in Wagga Wagga develop life goals leading to a stable and more secure future.

Image of Tumut locals gathered together at the White Ribbon Day event
Stories | 18 Dec 2015

The community of Tumut recently gathered at the local White Ribbon Day lunch in order to take a stand against domestic violence.

NO MORE campaign founder Charlie King with local police and visiting PNG police at the NO MORE launch in Ramingining
Stories | 25 Nov 2015

The NO MORE campaign seeks to promote awareness of family violence and encourage men, in particular, to link arms to take action to reduce violence. The men of Ramingining in Arnhem Land are leading the way by saying “NO MORE” to domestic violence.

Psychologist Tanja Hirvonen
Stories | 30 Oct 2015

Aboriginal psychologist Tanja Hirvonen is working on ways to decrease Indigenous youth suicide and while current statistics for Indigenous youth suicide are very high, she sees signs of hope. 

Woman in yellow shirt standing to left and behind man in dark shirt with safety vest.
Stories | 13 Oct 2015

Scott and Bec Hammet are living the dream of most young Northern Territory families. They juggle a young family with running their increasingly successful building business in rural Humpty Doo.

Indigenous women with non-Indigenous army men and women wearing various clothing types and some holding softball bats. There are softballs on the red earth in front of them.
Stories | 8 Oct 2015

The remote Aboriginal community of Titjikala south of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory is seeing some changes thanks to the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP).

Woman dressed in black shirt stands in foreground with blue water and buildings in the background.
Stories | 24 Aug 2015

Ekala French is a young Wiradjuri woman from central New South Wales who works as an Aboriginal Health Worker with the Orange Aboriginal Medical Service (OAMS), and has played a key role in a ground breaking health programme.

Stories | 17 Jun 2015

For many years, dogs have played an active part in remote Aboriginal communities as pets and hunting dogs but recently the increased numbers have affected the health of both animals and humans.