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Announcements | 14 Mar 2020

A Restriction of Entry to the township of Wurrumiyanga has been issued for Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 March 2020. The Executive Director of Township Leasing Ms Pennie Weedon holds a lease over the whole of the town and at the request of the Tiwi Aboriginal Land Trust, Tiwi Land Council, which represents all Traditional Owners and the broader Tiwi community, has issued the Restriction of Entry.

The annual Tiwi Islands AFL Grand Final is the premier sporting and cultural event for the remote Indigenous communities of Bathurst and Melville Islands.

Announcements | 2 Mar 2020
Call for papers are now open and sought for from individuals, NDIS participants, family carers, community-controlled organisations and governments who wishes to share their program successes, challenges and personal journeys.
Words on an orange and black background that reads 12 to 19 February Ochre Ribbon Week Ending Family violence in Aboriginal communities.
Announcements | 17 Feb 2020
Ochre Ribbon Week raises awareness of the impacts of domestic and family violence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Image of burnt bushland with a grass tree in the middle of the picture. Text: Source: AAP
Announcements | 16 Jan 2020
Information for bushfire affected communities.
Announcements | 8 Jan 2020
IBA has created a $2,000 bushfire crisis grant for home loan and business finance customers directly impacted by the recent devastating bushfires. IBA is also temporarily suspending repayments for those affected and will assist customers who need help with insurance claims.
Announcements | 24 Dec 2019
The Australian and Queensland Governments have reached agreement to continue joint funding to the Family Responsibilities Commission (FRC) that addresses welfare dependence in Cape York and promotes the wellbeing of children and vulnerable community members.
Announcements | 11 Dec 2019
As Minister for Indigenous Australians, I am committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims and survivors of family violence and sexual assault.
A woman sits on an orange couch facing a girl on the same couch. The background is black and included the words: Recognise, Reflect, Respond. Be ready to talk, Violence Against women. Let's stop it at the start.
Announcements | 25 Nov 2019
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are encouraged to join national efforts to help break the cycle of violence against women, coinciding with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November.
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Announcements | 22 Nov 2019
Over 200 Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Health Professionals, Elders and Community members from across the country attended the inaugural Dying to Yarn – Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities symposium.
Announcements | 14 Nov 2019
I understand that these are difficult and emotional times for many members of the community.