Derek Hunt, a Yolngu man from Elcho Island, made history recently when he became the first person to graduate with a Diploma of Interpreting from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.
Leadership can be a challenge for most people, and for somebody living with disability it can be even harder. But with help from the right people, the participants of the Leaders for Tomorrow program have discovered anything is possible.
In recognition of International Day of People with Disability (I-Day) on 3 December, today’s Newslines Radio program looks at the importance of celebrating the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.
The enthusiastic Indigenous Painting Team in Galiwin’ku, Arnhem Land, awake early each morning and put on their brightly coloured uniforms, eager to continue their work painting houses in the community’s new housing subdivision.
The National Homelessness Services Achievement Awards recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions that community organisations and services around Australia make to supporting people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The Wheel of Life was turning, basketballs were flying and students of all ages were strutting their stuff on the dance floor at last week's Vibe 3on3 Hip Hop and Basketball Challenge in Goulburn, New South Wales.
Twenty disadvantaged Indigenous job seekers have gained basic skills to re-enter the workforce after completing Ngarda’s Work Start Basics Residential Project, commissioned by the Department Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).