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Indigenous Community Links client Ralph Nabalarua.
Stories | 29 Apr 2013

Knowing where to look for the right services or advice can be a challenge, but with the help of Indigenous Community Links, more Indigenous Australians in urban and regional areas are being connected with the support they need.

Carly Cooke – Regional Tobacco and Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator at the Nhulundu Health Service in Gladestone.
Stories | 25 Apr 2013

This Newslines Radio program looks at the great work that tobacco action workers are doing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities all around the country.

Find Your Science Hero project participant Kiara Barker.
Stories | 24 Apr 2013

Questacon’s Find Your Science Hero project is building a love of science among young Indigenous students.

A team from Carbal Medical Centre in Toowoomba at the Mt Lofty High School tobacco yarn.
Stories | 23 Apr 2013

This Newslines Radio program looks at the effect smoking is having on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Larbagayan traditional owner Darren Sambono carrying out a controlled cool season burn on Fish River, NT.
Stories | 22 Apr 2013

Jeff Long, along with other Traditional Owners, wants to see Fish River in the Northern Territory become a showcase for cutting edge fire and land management techniques and provide jobs for his people.

Keisha (back right) and her daughters Aleisha, Lacey and Shayla with QYS Young Parents Program coordinator Ruth Martin.
Stories | 19 Apr 2013

Life’s journey has not always been an easy one for Keisha, partner Shane and her three daughters, Aleisha, Lacey and Shayla. So in the latter part of 2009, they decided to relocate from Brisbane to Townsville, hoping to create a more stable future for the family, with better employment opportunities.

TV News presenter Natalie Ahmat
Stories | 18 Apr 2013

NITV has made an impact since they went free to air on a dedicated Indigenous channel on SBS in December last year.

Saibai Island student Adeah Kabi.
Stories | 17 Apr 2013

Support from family and Australian Government initiatives helped Adeah Kabi become the first student from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait to transition directly from Year 12 to university.

Stories | 16 Apr 2013

NITV has made an impact on the media landscape since they went free to air on a dedicated channel on SBS in December.

As well as showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their culture and providing employment opportunities, NITV can play an important role in getting messages out to communities, particularly around issues like closing the gap.

Head of Production Susan Moylan-Coombs told Newslines that NITV is in a position to be a voice for all indigenous Australians.

Preschool Readiness Program Aboriginal family support worker Judith Ansell, Alice Springs.
Stories | 12 Apr 2013

The Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, in Alice Springs, is the largest and oldest Aboriginal community controlled health service in the Northern Territory.