Richard Assan and Pascoe Peter recently joined an all Indigenous re-fuelling crew, at Djarindjin Airport and gained upfront experience, skills and knowledge in the aviation industry, as well as literacy and numeracy skills.
Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM will co-chair a new steering committee working directly with local Aboriginal communities, as the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial begins detailed planning and delivery of potentially lifesaving initiatives across the region.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has used an address to the 2017 Kimberley Ranger Forum to reaffirm the Coalition’s absolute commitment to the future of Indigenous rangers – including record funding of more than $70 million a year.
The Australian Government will provide $462,060 to support Marninwarntikurra Women’s Resource Centre in their work to address family violence experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children in the Fitzroy Valley.
Children and families in Broome and the broader Kimberley region will have access to more integrated clinical, social and emotional wellbeing support, thanks to the Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) Family Centre.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, have paid tribute to Mr Chi, an admired playwright, musician and composer who passed away in his hometown of Broome late last month.
When Kimberley based Waringarri Aboriginal Arts saw the value of using digital technology in their business, they turned to two Jawun secondees to develop and implement a digital strategy that would expand the reach of their artists and increase economic opportunities for their arts workers.