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Announcements | 26 Sep 2018

Australia’s peak bodies for Indigenous health and specialist medicine have reaffirmed their commitment to working with the Australian Government as partners in reducing the current gap in health outcomes and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australians under the Closing the Gap strategy.

Group of Indigenous people in running wear stand on a barren landscape with grass and rocks. In the back are low lying hills.
Announcements | 26 Sep 2018

On Sunday, the six men and six women who form the 2018 squad of the Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP) faced their greatest challenge to date: a 30km desert run through Alice Springs. And in an emotional selection ceremony, 11 of them learnt that their hard work over the past six months has earnt them a place at the start line of the New York City Marathon in November.

Group of Indigenous Australians attending forum, large room with a lot of other people.
Announcements | 21 Sep 2018

Applications are now open for grants by the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to attend meetings across the globe on the rights of Indigenous peoples.

Colourful Indigenous design featuring stars on a orange and pink background above two black and white streams flowing into layers of swirling lines on a pink and yellow background.
Announcements | 13 Sep 2018

The Australia Council is now calling for nominations and Expression of interest for the 2019 Awards.

Announcements | 13 Sep 2018

The Manta Rirrtinya native title holders from the Western Desert Region of Western Australia are celebrating the historic native title determination today.

Announcements | 12 Sep 2018

High-performing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander senior students from across Australia have come to Canberra to learn more about careers in the Australian Public Service.

Announcements | 7 Sep 2018

A new Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) will support Indigenous prisoners from the Acacia Prison in Western Australia find work, following an $872,000 investment from the Coalition Government.

Announcements | 29 Aug 2018

Students at Northmead Public School will learn about Indigenous culture, language, stories and more as part of the school’s new Bush Tucker Garden, which will officially open on Saturday, 1 September at 2pm.

Announcements | 27 Aug 2018

Eight Australian Indigenous ancestors have been returned home from Sweden.

Two senior Aboriginal men stand next to a white car with trees and hills in the background.
Announcements | 27 Aug 2018

Joint media release

Rowan Ramsey MP - Federal Member for Grey

Australia’s first Indigenous Protected Area (IPA), the Nantawarrina Indigenous Protected Area in South Australia celebrated its 20 year anniversary yesterday, with a celebration today in Nepabunna to mark this significant milestone. 

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