Over 500 delegates from across Australia and the world gathered in Perth for the 2nd National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention conference, and the 2nd World Indigenous Suicide Prevention conferences.
Dr Sue Gordon has been appointed as the new Chair of Outback Stores, a Commonwealth company established in 2006, which provides management services to remote community stores and improves access to healthy and affordable foods.
A Custody Notification Service (CNS) provides a critical welfare check and fundamental legal advice to all Aboriginal people taken into police custody is set to be operational in the first half of 2019.
Community Night Patrol (CNP) providers in the Top End have cemented their partnership with Northern Territory Police to work better together to improve community safety outcomes in remote communities across the Northern Territory.
The health, wellbeing and future prospects for children in remote communities will be winners, through a major extension of the successful John Moriarty Football program to 12 centres across New South Wales and Queensland.
The ACCC and state and territory consumer affairs agencies have today launched a new scams awareness initiative called ‘Too good to be true’, and will work with Indigenous communities on ways to identify and avoid scammers.