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Melinda and Joyce Lalara, sisters from Groote Eylandt who both have Machado Joseph Disease. Joyce also works for the MJD Foundation.
Stories | 1 Nov 2012

Nadia Lindop, Executive Officer of the Machado Joseph Disease (MJD) Foundation, is thrilled the Foundation has been selected as a finalist for the Australian Government’s 2012 National Disability Awards.

Former Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home resident Fay Clayton with one of her artworks, Cootamundra, NSW.
Stories | 1 Nov 2012

We look at some of the healing strategies being used by Stolen Generations members and their families.

Former residents of Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home take part in a healing ceremony, Cootamundra NSW.
Stories | 30 Oct 2012

We look at how film has been a powerful healing tool for the former residents of Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home.

Dare to Lead Excellence in Leadership in Indigenous Education Awards winner Kirwan State High School, Townsville, QLD
Stories | 25 Oct 2012

All around Australia it's dedicated parents, principals and teachers who are helping our children succeed.

Gunbalanya School co-principal Esther Djayhgurrnga, Gunbalanya, NT. Photo: Sam Mooy, Newspix.
Stories | 24 Oct 2012

More involvement from the wider community and semester dates that make the most of seasonal changes have helped to increase attendance at Gunbalanya School in the Northern Territory.

Stories | 23 Oct 2012

All around Australia its dedicated parents, principals and teachers who are helping our children succeed.

David Dewey and Kat Nicholson with their daughters Keva (left) and Kelise and baby Jacob, Carlton, VIC.
Stories | 19 Oct 2012

David Dewey, who's family are part of the Wangaratta Aboriginal community, and his partner, Kat Nicholson  are carers for their daughter Keva, who has cerebral palsy.

Margaret Marlingar has spent her life caring for family members, Darwin, NT.
Stories | 18 Oct 2012

Margaret Marlingar’s life is centred on caring for family members. She is one of many aged Aboriginal carers, who are the backbone of many families living with disabilities.

Marilynn Bin Omar with her son Anthony, 9, and daughter Breannah, 11, Broome, WA. Photo: Red Dirt Photography.
Stories | 17 Oct 2012

Anthony and Breannah Bin Omar from Broome, Western Australia are two of the thousands of young Australian carers who are looking after family members with a chronic illness, disability, mental health issue or who are frail aged.

Jo and Marie Donovan, Canberra, ACT.
Stories | 16 Oct 2012

More than 2.6 million Australians are carers, and every day they make a huge contribution to the lives of those they care for and to the nation as a whole.

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