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Laura Quinkan’s (yellow) and Army (red) teams on the hard and dusty Ang-Gnarra playing field
Stories | 10 Aug 2016

Rugby league teams from around Far North Queensland gathered on Sunday 10 July in Laura to celebrate NAIDOC and play footy against each other and a team of soldiers based in Laura as part of the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP).

Professor Chris Sarra, 2016 National NAIDOC Person of the Year, speaking at the National NAIDOC Awards.
Stories | 4 Aug 2016

2016 National NAIDOC Person of the Year Professor Chris Sarra of the Stronger Smarter Institute continues to work hard to close the gap in Education.

Stephen Page is the 2016 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
Stories | 20 Jul 2016

Stephen Page is the 2016 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award winner. The Artistic Director of the internationally renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre, Stephen has played a central role in celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Australia and overseas.

Dr Robert Francis Isaacs is the 2016 National NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year
Stories | 14 Jul 2016

Dr Robert Francis Isaacs is the 2016 National NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year. He has been involved in Indigenous affairs for over forty years and set up Clontarf Aboriginal College, the first Indigenous school in Australia.

2016 National NAIDOC Scholar of the Year Layneisha Sgro with her award.
Stories | 11 Jul 2016

Layneisha Sgro is the 2016 National NAIDOC Scholar of the Year. The Nyiyaparli, Bardi and Jabbir Jabbir woman from Broome is currently studying at the University of Melbourne and wants to use her skills and knowledge to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people gain self-determination.

Florence Onus speaking at a Sorry Day event
Stories | 26 May 2016

26 May is National Sorry Day, a day to raise awareness of the Stolen Generations and think about how you can support members on their healing journey.

Lani Balzan with her artwork 'Songlines tie all Aboriginal people together'
Stories | 23 May 2016

Lani Balzan, a proud Wiradjuri Aboriginal woman from New South Wales, is this year’s winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC Poster Competition.

Gladys Beasley, Jessie Beasley, Rita Beasley, Jessie Petersen, Topsie Beasley, Julie Petersen – Chairperson, Margaret Petersen.
Stories | 3 May 2016

New community stores in Canteen Creek and Epenarra now have a better range of healthy food options and access to fresh fruit and vegetables.

Aboriginal man in full army uniform standing with trees in the background.
Stories | 1 Oct 2015

When the Australian Defence Force decided to send Indigenous soldiers to Gallipoli to perform a ceremony for elders who fell there, they turned to Norman Daymirringu to lead it.

Elderly Indigenous woman, dressed in dark brown over coat and pink and white blouse, holding a blue award in the shape of a plate.
Stories | 10 Aug 2015

Veronica Perrule Dobson is an Eastern Arrernte Elder, often sought out for her expertise in language, culture and the environment.

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