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Shiny wall with reflection of trees. In the foreground, grass, rocks and a fireplace. In the background are many trees.
Announcements | 29 Mar 2019

Indigenous Australians who have served in Australia’s wartime history were recognised at the unveiling of a sculpture at the Australian War Memorial yesterday.

The Commonwealth Government was pleased to have supported the construction of the sculpture ‘For Our Country’ with a $225,000 grant from the Indigenous Advancement Strategy.

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Nigel Scullion said the sculpture pays an important tribute to the military service of Indigenous Australians.

Announcements | 22 Mar 2019

The Australian Government is providing $3.8 million in funding for 14 legal assistance services across the country to ensure First Australians have continued access to legal assistance.

Colourful collection of Indigenous forms at left and image of Australia made from other forms at right. Below the words International Year of Indigenous Languages
Announcements | 22 Mar 2019

The Australian Government has released an Action Plan as part of its commitment to supporting the preservation, revival, promotion and celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

Announcements | 20 Mar 2019

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion has paid tribute to Boniface Perdjert, Australia’s first permanent Deacon and the senior most Elder of Wadeye, who has sadly passed away.

Announcements | 19 Mar 2019

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion has today welcomed the appointment of Marion Scrymgour as CEO of the Northern Land Council (NLC).

Group of Indigenous men and women, wearing various clothing styles, sit and stand while looking to camera.
Announcements | 12 Mar 2019

The Indigenous STEM Award program is part of the Indigenous STEM Education Project, managed by CSIRO and funded by BHP Foundation.

Announcements | 28 Feb 2019

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.

Announcements | 26 Feb 2019

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion has paid tribute to Ms C Wulumirr Daniels OAM, a revered Ngukurr community leader and Indigenous pioneer, who passed away at the weekend.

Announcements | 21 Feb 2019

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.

Announcements | 14 Feb 2019

Australia’s Closing the Gap targets will be redeveloped in partnership with Indigenous Australians for the first time with a direct focus on education as the key to unlocking the potential of this and future generations.