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Aboriginal young man dressed in blue shirt. In the background is a light and doorway and some blue colours.
Stories | 19 Mar 2018

Jye Walker is an ABC Heywire Trailblazer enabling change in the lives of youth in the Great Southern region of Western Australia through ‘Rock and Water’, a self-awareness, self-confidence and social skills building program.

Young Aboriginal children sit in and stand next to a series of barrels mounted on wheels.
Stories | 13 Feb 2018

The tiny remote community of Punmu in Western Australia has increased school attendance by taking students to and from school in a train; a barrel train.

An elderly Aboriginal man performs a traditional dance at the Remote Indigenous Media Festival.
Stories | 11 Dec 2017

The remote desert community of Irrunytju (also known as Wingellina) recently hosted the nineteenth Remote Indigenous Media Festival. The Festival gave attendees the chance to Lutjurringkulala nintiringama ngapartji ngapartji, (come together to learn and share with fellow attendees).

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults and youth sit and stand in a large ochre coloured room, talking with each other. They are divided into two groups each with a whiteboard at which an individual stands and captures discussion points.
Stories | 9 Nov 2017

The recently held Guthoo Youth Summit gave a voice to Aboriginal youth from Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding areas and a chance to find solutions to the challenges they face.

Three Aboriginal ladies sitting on the ground outside and surrounded by purple flowers.
Stories | 26 Sep 2017

The Spinifex Rangers are based in one of Australia’s most remote communities and recently won the Western Australian Indigenous Landcare Award for following both traditional land care practices and fresh responses to new environmental threats.

Four adults stand in a row: woman in yellow top, woman in white and black dress, man in tuxedo and woman in black top and black and white mottled skirt. All wear glasses and stand in front of a two toned wall.
Stories | 21 Sep 2017

The winners of the Chief Executive Women Indigenous scholarship will travel to Singapore to participate in the Leading for Results program at INSEAD, a prestigious business school.

A young woman stands in a classroom teaching several Indigenous children seated on chairs. In the background are other young adults.
Stories | 30 Aug 2017

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports has had success in in re-engaging 95 disengaged Indigenous school students using physical activity, well-being activities, a breakfast program and homework groups.

Middle aged Aboriginal woman in an industrial kitchen, making chilli with the help of kitchen appliances.
Stories | 12 Jul 2017

Karratha elder Valerie Holborow has been using her grandmother’s recipe to make chilli for years. She is now selling the chilli and it is proving to be very popular.

An elderly Aboriginal man holds a large blue plate with a younger Aboriginal man standing to his right and an Aboriginal man with a grey beard standing to his left.
Stories | 6 Jul 2017

Badimaya man Ollie George has been named the 2017 National NAIDOC Male Elder of the Year Award for his tireless work preserving the Badimaya language.

An Aboriginal woman holding a large golden coloured plate with the words “2017 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award”.
Stories | 6 Jul 2017

Noongar woman Di Ryder is the 2017 National NAIDOC Lifetime Achievement Award winner.


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