Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children will receive support through the Coalition Government’s $35 million investment as part of the Fourth Action Plan (4AP) of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
The Coalition Government will invest $1.36 million in Desert Knowledge Australia’s flagship Codes 4 Life program to support better life outcomes for Aboriginal men in Central Australia to boost employment outcomes, reduce domestic violence and address the harm associated with alcohol and drug addiction.
The Coalition Government has demonstrated its commitment to improving housing for remote Territorians through a $300,000 investment in the Central Land Council to support its ongoing role in the roll out of housing.
Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department in collaboration with the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), is calling for submissions from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers to be a part of the Cook 2020: Our Right of Reply drama collection. The initiative has received financial support from Create NSW.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to Waal Waal, a strong and inspirational internationally renowned artist and cultural leader from Aurukun who sadly passed away in late January.