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A group of Japanese students in white shirts arm in arm with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in blue shirts. In the background are more students and classrooms.
Stories | 2 Jan 2018

In October, students and leaders from Mount Saint Bernard College in Far North Queensland visited Japan, taking in its sites, culture and rekindling their friendship with students at the University of Agriculture-Tokyo.

Three Indigenous people wearing snorkles and diving masks, and holding floating noodles swim in seawater. In the background is sand, beach umbrellas, trees and other people.
Stories | 21 Nov 2017

The Wujal Wujal Youth Leadership Camp gave 65 Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth a chance to bond, learn and have fun as they camped in different locations around Far North Queensland.

Group of Aboriginal women and children dressed in colourful clothing stand in front of a grey and blue building on a path with grass in the foreground.
Stories | 20 Oct 2017

Women from Wujal Wujal Women’s Group drove north to the Starcke Homestead for 3 days of yarning, fishing and lots of laughter. However, things didn’t go entirely to plan!

A group of Indigenous men stand or sit on chairs in front of a mud flat and estuary in the background.
Stories | 4 Sep 2017

A camp held on the Bouchat Cultural Grounds just north of Weipa in Far North Queensland brought together the Napranum Men’s Group and Wujal Wujal Men’s Group for four days of hunting, fishing and most importantly, yarning.

Two young Torres Strait Islander women standing with a background of plants. The young woman on the left is holding a large blue plate.
Stories | 23 Aug 2017

Electrician, Sharee Yamashita was awarded 2017 National NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year in recognition of her commitment to her education and being a role model to other Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.

An Aboriginal woman in a colourful top holds a large blue plate.
Stories | 2 Aug 2017

Singer, songwriter, playwright, actor, photographer and artist Elverina Johnson is the 2017 National NAIDOC Artist of the Year.

Three Torres Strait Islanders are standing at a desk looking at a note book. The woman in the middle is explaining something to the two men around her. There are other people in the background.
Stories | 24 Jul 2017

Rangers and council staff in the Torres Strait recently completed ‘Eyes and Ears’ training which improved their ability to protect and manage their country.

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.

Indigenous woman - Sandra Gillman - sits in the cab of a front end loader wearing yellow and blue safety clothing.
Stories | 2 May 2017

Sandra Gillman joined the Community Development Programme (CDP) to develop her skills and gain employment. Through her participation in the Kuranda Amphitheatre upgrade she has found a new career path and new CDP family.

Large group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in a carpeted room facing the camera, some dressed as rangers are holding certificates of achievement.
Stories | 27 Apr 2017

The health and preservation of the Great Barrier Reef is set to increase after the Yuku-Baja-Muliku Rangers gained their Certificate IV in Government Statutory Compliance, giving them the necessary tools and legal support to protect it.

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