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National Congress co-chair Jody Broun.
Stories | 8 Mar 2013

The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples has been recognised today, on International Women’s Day, for its dedication to gender equity.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister Jenny Macklin with Expert Panel Co-chairs Pat Dodson and Mark Leibler.
Stories | 7 Mar 2013

On the fifth anniversary of the National Apology last month, The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill passed through the House of Representatives demonstrating the Australian Government’s commitment to build support for constitutional change.

Participants at the 2012 National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy National Conference.
Stories | 6 Mar 2013

The National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy (NIYLA) is giving high school students the chance to explore their leadership skills at a series of forums during Youth Week this April.

John Johnson from Lakes Entrance Secondary College at the first Vibe 3on3 event for 2013.
Stories | 5 Mar 2013

Hundreds of young people descended on the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre in Victoria recently for the Deadly Vibe National Indigenous 3on3 Basketball and Hip Hop Challenge – the first Vibe 3on3 event of 2013.

Concert on the Front Lawns of Parliament House Canberra to mark the 5th Anniversary of the Apology
Stories | 5 Mar 2013

The National Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples, in particular the Stolen Generations, by the Australian Parliament on 13 February 2008 was a powerful and memorable moment in our nation’s history. It has had a huge impact not only on the members of the Stolen Generation but also Australian’s from all walks of life.

Frank Watt, Cajun Darby and Nanette Wilson-Watt at Mornington Island State School.
Stories | 4 Mar 2013

For the Mornington Island community in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, encouraging students to attend school has sometimes been a struggle, but a new community approach is making all the difference.

Murdi Paaki Aboriginal Young Leaders Project participant Isabel Orcher, Dubbo, NSW.
Stories | 28 Feb 2013

The Murdi Paaki Aboriginal Young Leaders Project is helping Indigenous youth in western New South Wales gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the workforce and have their voices heard in their communities.

Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation staff (left to right) Nick Power, Isabel Orcher, Janelle Whitehead, Nerida King and Rene Wykes, Dubbo, NSW.
Stories | 26 Feb 2013

The strong Indigenous leadership of the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly, supported by the Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation’s innovative delivery of Australian government programs and services is creating positive change in north western New South Wales.

Titans Achievement Program participants (L-R) Mark Hill, Christyles Jacobs, Rebecca Diamond, Tyrone Wass and Wesley McDinny.
Stories | 25 Feb 2013

At the annual National Rugby League (NRL) Indigenous All Stars game in February, Jetstar Gold Coast Titans player, Preston Campbell, gave a big shout out to the young people from Mornington Island and Doomadgee who were on the trip of a lifetime.

Stories | 22 Feb 2013

High quality early childhood education and care is accessible for most Australians, but for many parents inhabiting islands scattered across 48,000 square kilometres in the Torres Strait, this has not always been the case.