Ngarrindjeri woman Aninna Tarasenko is one of the first participants selected for a new program, training Correctional Services Officers who can provide culturally appropriate support for Indigenous prisoners.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar is marking International Women’s Day with Indigenous women and girls in South Australia, for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.
Six Aboriginal women and an Aboriginal man from the APY Lands in South Australia recently completed the Certificate IV in Early Language and Literacy, giving them the expertise to teach language skills to preschool and early school years children.
A contract has been awarded to upgrade the second of three sections of Main Access Road in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in far north-western South Australia, and tenders have been called for the final section.
Forty seven students from Yalata Anangu School and Oak Valley Anangu School were recently rewarded for their good school attendance with a trip to the Head of Bight, South Australia, for a memorable whale watching experience.
The black-footed rock-wallaby (warru) was nearing extinction in northern South Australia until the creation of the Warru Recovery Team, made up of Indigenous rangers and scientists. The recent release of 25 warru into the wild comes at the end of intensive breeding, preservation and feral predator control.