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The Children’s Services Support Unit in Wadeye, Northern Territory offers a safe place for women and children to seek refuge.
Stories | 20 Nov 2012

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.

Vibe CEO Gavin Jones and singer Casey Donovan running the Wheel of Life, a trivia game about health and Indigenous culture, Goulburn, NSW.
Stories | 20 Nov 2012

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.

Stories | 19 Nov 2012

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).

Co-Chairs of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Jody Broun and Les Malezer, at the 2012 National Congress, Alice Springs.
Stories | 15 Nov 2012

Newslines Radio attended the recent National Congress of Australia’s First People’s annual event in Alice Springs to talk to Indigenous leaders about their thoughts on governance, which is one of the Closing the Gap building blocks.

The 2012 National Indigenous Youth Parliament participants.
Stories | 14 Nov 2012

Almost six months on from the first ever National Indigenous Youth Parliament, the 50 young participants continue to support each other in their leadership journeys.

The week-long event was run by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), in partnership with the YMCA, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Indigenous Australians’ right to vote in federal elections.

Indigenous Governance Awards chair Professor Mick Dodson with Yanyi Bandicha and Andrea Mason, who received an award for NPY Women’s Council. Photo: Wayne Quilliam.
Stories | 13 Nov 2012

Newslines speaks to the leaders of some of Australia’s most successful Indigenous organisations about the importance of good governance at the 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards.

Reconciliation Australia CEO Leah Armstrong, who was recognised in the 100 Women of Influence Awards.
Stories | 12 Nov 2012

Nine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women received awards for their achievements and contributions to Australian society at the inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards held in Sydney.

Chosen by a judging panel from a list of 350 nominees, the final 100 women were identified and celebrated for their efforts in driving change, and helping shape a better future for Australia, both socially and economically.

Pangula Mannamurna programs manager Sarah Bormann, CEO Karen Glover and clinic manager Fiona Wotherspoon, outside the health centre’s youth room, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 8 Nov 2012

We look at the ways Pangula Mannamurna Aboriginal Health Service is working to Close the Gap in Mount Gambier, South Australia.

Trainer Mark Walters in the workshop with Try a Trade participants Mark Naden and Sam Rigney, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 7 Nov 2012

Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation is giving Indigenous job seekers in Mount Gambier, South Australia, a chance to test out a future career path with its new Try a Trade program.

Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation CEO Emma Hay, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 6 Nov 2012

We look at the ways Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation is working to Close the Gap in Mount Gambier, South Australia.