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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.

Announcements | 4 Jul 2014

Two new Australian Government-funded clinics in the rapidly growing South-East Queensland region will provide essential primary health care services to Indigenous Australians.

Announcements | 4 Jul 2014

In the lead-up to NAIDOC Week, Australia will see a new special 50 cent coin enter circulation to mark 50 years of ongoing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research and collection of information which has assisted our country in becoming more knowledgeable about its people and cultures.

Announcements | 3 Jul 2014

More than 4,000 Indigenous Australians are guaranteed jobs through an Australian Government initiative that has seen contracts signed with 17 new Vocational Training and Employment Centres (VTECs) across the country, in addition to four VTECs already announced.

Announcements | 2 Jul 2014
The ABC has launched a trial of an Indigenous language news service in the Northern Territory providing daily radio news bulletins in two Aboriginal languages, Warlpiri and Yolngu Matha, over a 12 month period.