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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 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.

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.

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.

Elderly Aboriginal man with white hair and beard and dressed in pale blue shirt is holding a pot of flowers. In the background are two women dressed in black and a line of tall leafy trees.
Stories | 11 Sep 2017

‘Gentle giant’ Mr Ronnie Booth Snr will be remembered for his love and service to the people of Binjari, the community in the Northern Territory he worked so hard to establish and support over many years.

A young woman stands in a classroom teaching several Indigenous children seated on chairs. In the background are other young adults.
Stories | 30 Aug 2017

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports has had success in in re-engaging 95 disengaged Indigenous school students using physical activity, well-being activities, a breakfast program and homework groups.

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.

An adult woman and seven Indigenous youth stand or kneel on a lawn. To the left is a building and in the background a canopy. Some of the youth wear paint in traditional patterns and wear traditional clothing while one holds a didgeridoo.
Stories | 27 Jun 2017

Radiant Life College in Innisfail, Far North Queensland has the highest attendance rate of Indigenous students in Queensland, thanks to the inclusion of Indigenous culture in the curriculum, individualised lessons for each student and the school’s values.

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