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Gully in between dry hills with a creek and blue sky in the background.
Grants & Funding | 22 Feb 2019

Applications to establish new Indigenous Protected Areas across Australia are now open

Announcements | 21 Feb 2019

Today the Aboriginal Land Commissioner’s Report on review of detriment – Aboriginal land claims recommended for grant but not yet finalised was tabled in the Parliament.

White background with orange circle with “Summer Food Series” written in the middle. To the right half a watermelon, two strawberries and one banana.
Stories | 21 Feb 2019

Refreshing summer foods are a treat to prepare in the kitchen during the school holidays or as an after school snack.

Announcements | 21 Feb 2019

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to Waal Waal, a strong and inspirational internationally renowned artist and cultural leader from Aurukun who sadly passed away in late January.

Aboriginal ranger in blue shirt stands and shows the thumbs up sign. Before him an Aboriginal ranger squats on sandy soil in front of a camera on a post. In the background are trees, grass and blue sky.
Stories | 20 Feb 2019

The Paruku Rangers of the Kimberley recently gained national attention after photographing the critically endangered Night Parrot, not once but twice, in the vast and remote Great Sandy Desert.

Six young people stand in front of two pull-up banners.The banners both have the word ‘Heywire’ written on them.
Stories | 19 Feb 2019

The ABC Heywire 2019 competition winners pitched their ideas in Canberra last week to improve life in remote and rural Australia. Young Indigenous men and women were among this year’s participants, proposing everything from business start-up kits to a new mobile app.

Announcements | 19 Feb 2019

Legislation passed today in Parliament will enable the granting of more areas of Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory and unlock economic opportunities for Aboriginal communities in the Top End.

Two women stand in front of a pull up banner that says Onpoint 365, they are facing the camera and smiling. There is a table in front of them and people walking through the background.
Stories | 19 Feb 2019

A week of activities has been held to mark the release of the 2019 Closing the Gap report. It included a fun run and walk, an Indigenous Business Trade Fair and the announcement of new targets for the Commonwealth’s Indigenous Procurement Policy,

Event | 24 Feb 2019
La Perouse NSW

Join IndigiGrow at the iconic Blak Markets at Bare Island, La Perouse this Sunday February 24th from 9:30am to 3pm and buy your bushfood plants and support their "Plant an endangered native plant," crowdfunding campaign.

Announcements | 18 Feb 2019

The Government will invest more than $12 million to establish new Indigenous Protected Areas across the country, building on our commitment to strengthen Indigenous employment in remote communities.