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Announcements | 17 Nov 2016

The seventh Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage Report from the Productivity Commission has found significant progress has been made across education, health and economic participation. 

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said the progress was the result of concerted effort across Government, but a great deal more needed to be done to address Indigenous disadvantage, including building the evidence of what worked.

Announcements | 28 Oct 2015
The Australian Government is calling for people to have their say as it revises the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Guidelines.
Announcements | 23 Oct 2015

The Australian Government is calling for people to have their say as it revises the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Guidelines.

A series of forums are being held with service providers and community members across the country to discuss how the guidelines can be improved to ensure everyone can make the most of the opportunities the IAS offers.

Forums are currently scheduled in the following locations beginning in Melbourne on 28 October 2015 and running through until mid-November:

Announcements | 18 Sep 2015

Federal Government funding of over $500,000 for a playgroup project in Borroloola is a big win for the community in both early education and employment.

Announcements | 7 Sep 2015

The Australian’s analysis today of Indigenous-specific funding is fundamentally flawed.

The writer confuses the outcomes of the grant-funding round under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) with other funding provided through the overall IAS.

Announcements | 27 Aug 2015

The Commonwealth Government is committed to affordable housing for Aboriginal people on the Block in Redfern through a $5 million grant to the Aboriginal Housing Company.

Announcements | 21 Aug 2015

Four Indigenous organisations across Cape York will receive a total of $1.59 million under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to improve outcomes for First Australians.

Announcements | 20 Aug 2015

TWO Cairns‐based Indigenous organisations will receive a total of $1.01 million under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to deliver projects that will improve the lives of First Australians in the region.

Announcements | 20 Aug 2015

Four Indigenous organisations across Cape York will receive a total of $1.59 million under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to improve outcomes for First Australians.

Announcements | 22 Jul 2015

Six organisations across Leichhardt will receive a combined total of more than $3.5 million to deliver projects to improve the lives of First Australians living in Far North Queensland.

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