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Announcements | 23 Jul 2014

The Australian Government’s School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) will be rolled out in the East Arnhem Land communities of Milingimbi, Galiwinku, Gapuwiyak, Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala at the start of Term 3, 2014.

Announcements | 17 Jul 2014

New research into volatile substance use in Far North Queensland has found the misuse of inhalants is a barrier to school attendance and employment – two of the keys to reducing Indigenous disadvantage.

Announcements | 16 Jul 2014

There has been an increase in the rate of home ownership among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, while the extent of overcrowding has declined, according to 3 papers released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Announcements | 15 Jul 2014

I am pleased to welcome the return of 14 ancestral remains to the Goemulgal of Lag Mabuyag in the Torres Strait and the Wajarri Yamatji peoples of Western Australia, from the Charité University Hospital in Berlin.

Announcements | 15 Jul 2014

We are deeply saddened by Mr Jones’ passing. Our condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.

Announcements | 15 Jul 2014

The Government welcomes the tabling today of the interim report of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

2014 National NAIDOC Award recipients.
Announcements | 14 Jul 2014

It is with great pleasure that the National NAIDOC Committee announce the 2014 National NAIDOC Award recipients.

Announcements | 9 Jul 2014

The contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have served their country was acknowledged at a ceremony at the Australian War Memorial today as part of NAIDOC Week.

Announcements | 8 Jul 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion and Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP have received advice from Aboriginal Hostels Limited that the newly-refurbished Trilby Cooper Hostel in Kalgoorlie is scheduled to reopen this week.

Announcements | 7 Jul 2014

The Australian Government has welcomed the start of NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week with an announcement of $2.2 million to support more than 550 local community events across Australia.