The students at Manyallaluk School have been writing letters to develop their persuasive writing skills. Along with receiving letters from Her Majesty the Queen and the Essendon Football Club, they recently received a letter from the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP.
‘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.
When the Binjari Community Aboriginal Corporation introduced a building and training program to the small Northern Territory community in 2015, the effect was profound. Two years later, the town once called ‘the worst address in Australia’ is blossoming.
Dolly Gurinyi Batcho (1905-1973), a Larrakia woman from the Darwin area, epitomises the sacrifice of an estimated 6000 Indigenous men and women who, during World War II, served the nation that so often discriminated against them.
The MacFarlane Primary School in Katherine, Northern Territory increased school attendance by engaging students through the introduction of an Indigenous cultural program which presents subjects such as science and geography from an Indigenous perspective.
The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) is providing high quality, accessible and culturally relevant support to Indigenous prisoners and juvenile detainees at the Darwin Correctional Centre and Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre, from initial contact with correctional services until successful reintegration with the community.