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Indigenous woman in white shirt and dark skirt with handbag over shoulder stands next to Indigenous man with hat, light shirt and pants standing in the outback with sunset behind.
Stories | 25 Jan 2018

Internationally acclaimed film director Warwick Thornton talks about his new film Sweet Country; a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory.

Aboriginal man dressed in workwear, hat and sunglasses works on a steel structure set on red earth with grass and trees in the background and a bright blue sky overhead.
Stories | 18 Dec 2017

Technology designed and manufactured by the Centre for Appropriate Technology Ltd is assisting people to live in remote communities in Australia.

A young Indigenous man dressed in work wear stands in front of a red truck with the letters WYDAC on the cab door. In the background is a white vehicle, trees and buildings.
Stories | 11 Aug 2017

Branston Japangardi Poulson from Yuendumu in the Northern Territory changed his life and found his dream job through hard work and commitment and the support of the Mt Theo Program.

Six young athletes stand in the red dirt of central Australia.
Stories | 18 Jul 2017

Over 120 athletes from 18 communities and cities around Australia attended the sixth running of the National Deadly Fun Run. Organised by the Indigenous Marathon Foundation, the National Deadly Fun Run is designed to promote healthy living and increase participation in running in remote Indigenous communities.

A woman in a grey dress and colourful tights and a man in white shirt and blue trousers stand in front of a painted fence featuring a face, a bicycle and other designs of blue, green, red, yellow and purple.
Stories | 29 Jun 2017

The outlook for kidney disease sufferers in the Western Desert has improved because of changes to the recruiting process and retention of specialist renal nurses.

Announcements | 12 May 2017

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has today addressed the Central Land Council in Tennant Creek, focusing on issues affecting First Australians in Central Australia.

Announcements | 16 Mar 2017

Anangu people living in the central Australian community of Mutitjulu will enjoy greater economic opportunities, localised decision-making and investment in housing, thanks to new township leasing arrangements finalised today.

Announcements | 3 Mar 2017

The National Museum is hosting a series of events, including a new exhibit and the launch of a charitable trust, to celebrate the work of artist Albert Namatjira, his community and descendants.

Young Indigenous man wearing grey t-shirt standing beneath a tree and holding a cardboard cut-out of Australia featuring a dot with an arrow to the words Tennant Creek.
Stories | 2 Mar 2017

For the last five years, 22-year-old Sean Bahr-Kelly has spent his time travelling the Barkly Region in the NT, capturing and sharing the stories of its residents.

Two young Indigenous women wearing orange backpacks and dressed in Batchelor Institute shirts stand in front of a blue table topped with papers and pamphlets set up in a stall displaying the words: indigenous.gov.au #ShareUrStory.
Stories | 20 Feb 2017

Over 300 community members and visitors attended a very successful career expo in the Northern Territory community of Yuendumu where they received information on many different career and employment opportunities.

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Alice Springs NT 0870
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