Zibeon Fielding of Mimili in the APY Lands was part of a group of twelve Indigenous men and women, members of the Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP), who ran the 2016 New York Marathon. Prior to the founding of the IMP, no Indigenous man or woman had completed any major international marathon. Today Australia has 65 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander international marathoners.
Studying and living independently in Adelaide was difficult for Kelli Gunter of Ceduna but now her future is looking bright and her goals clear after receiving support through the Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways project.
Joint media release Prime Minister - The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP Minister for Defence - Senator the Hon. Marise Payne SA State Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation - The Hon. Kyam Mayer MLC
Residents living in the South Australian Aboriginal community of Yalata will benefit from $7 million in improvements to infrastructure, health and education services in 2018 thanks to the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP).
Over 20 participants in the Community Development Programme have contributed to a successful three day walk through the Musgrave Ranges. The 30 kilometre walk had a positive impact on the young men from the community of Amata as well as the Community Elders and Anangu Mentors who taught and bonded with them.
Four young people from Amata in South Australia enjoyed an exciting and inspiring weekend and gave 100 per cent as they represented their community at the National Deadly Fun Run Championships in Yulara, Northern Territory.
The Kokatha people are the traditional owners of a large area of central South Australia, and have recently been awarded Native Title over 30 000 square kilometres of their country. They are eager to use Native Title to create employment opportunities for their mob.