The recent introduction of Year 13 at a Tiwi Islands school is already helping locals into real jobs.
Out in the Warlpiri lands of Lajamanu, 550 kilometres south of Katherine, Lamun Tasman is doing his bit to close the gap on Indigenous disadvantage.
A significant increase in school attendance from last year has led to Ramingining School becoming the model for other communities seeking increased attendance.
Torres Strait Islander artist, Harry Pitt, has won this year’s National NAIDOC Poster Competition for his artwork, Those who Stand to Defend our Land.
The 2014-15 Budget is part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy to build a strong, prosperous economy and a safe, secure Australia.
Indigenous heritage in Fletcher’s Lake will be strengthened thanks to $147,100 in funding to develop a Cultural Heritage Management Plan.
Indigenous heritage in the Great Barrier Reef will be strengthened thanks to $70,000 in funding to develop a cultural heritage strategy and database.