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Indigenous woman standing in front of a large grey and white and blue painting of black hands and white waterfalls and the word ABMUSIC at the top.
Stories | 14 Dec 2016

Abmusic supports and trains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young and old, to become musicians and get involved in the music industry.

Graphical image of three Indigenous people dressed in naval, army and airforce uniforms but their images reflected in pool showing traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dress
Stories | 11 Nov 2016

On this Remembrance Day, Indigenous.gov.au honours those Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have served and continue to serve in Australia’s armed forces.

Young man with dark hair holding iPad featuring the Bureau of Meteorology’s Indigenous Weather Knowledge website. The webpage shows a map of Australia
Stories | 2 Nov 2016

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) is working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities around Australia to share their traditional knowledge of weather through the Indigenous Weather Knowledge website.

Charles Prouse, Sheena Graham (Head of Australian Government Delegation) and Bruce Martin pursuing the rights of Indigenous peoples not just in Australia, but around the world
Stories | 7 Oct 2016

Australian Indigenous community and organisation representatives recently travelled to Geneva, Switzerland to participate in a United Nations forum on the rights of the world’s Indigenous peoples.

Balarinji and the Sydney Opera House combining to honour Australia’s paralympians and ancient heritage.
Stories | 29 Sep 2016

Aboriginal design company Balarinji worked closely with the Australian Paralympic Committee to produce uniforms which united and inspired Australia’s 2016 Rio Paralympics Team.

Some of Wadeye’s future leaders in Sydney meeting Vic Simms, singer songwriter and traditional owner of La Perouse
Stories | 27 Sep 2016

Youth in Wadeye, Northern Territory are excited about their future prospects thanks to a youth leadership program that benefits the community through training role models and future leaders.

Developing artists is what NAISDA is all about.
Stories | 9 Sep 2016

When the successful and expanding National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA) needed Information Technology expertise, Jawun, a not-for-profit organisation connected them with secondees from KPMG and Westpac.

Writing and illustrating at the Spinifex Writers Camp includes fun and laughter for all
Stories | 6 Sep 2016

Three artists and 10 Aboriginal kids gathered at the Indigenous Literacy Foundation Spinifex Writers Camp in Tjunttjuntjara, WA for a series of fun and laughter filled workshops about writing, illustrating and story-telling.

Magnolia Maymuru at the 2016 National NAIDOC Awards
Stories | 2 Sep 2016

Magnolia Maymaru became the first woman from a remote Indigenous community to be chosen for the Miss World national finals. She is using the experience she gained from the finals to help children in her community Yirrkala.

Elijah Douglas and Rachel O’Connor at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
Stories | 26 Aug 2016

Elijah Douglas from Doomadgee recently travelled to New York city to share his experience of teaching and preserving his Aboriginal culture with other Indigenous leaders from around the world at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

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