The Government has decided to recommend to His Excellency the Governor-General the reappointment of Mr Mick Gooda as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. The appointment will be for a period of two years commencing on 1 February 2015.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are spending more time on physical activity than non-Indigenous children, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today.
Services delivered under the National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory (SFNT) have helped improve oral health among Indigenous children living in the Northern Territory, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Mr Edward Fry, an Indigenous Australian with extensive experience working in the resource sector, has been appointed Chair of Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) for a three-year period, effective from Monday 1 December 2014.