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Remote attendance officer Rhonda Collins
Stories | 16 Aug 2018

School attendance worker, Rhonda Collins is passionate about getting kids to school in the community of Kalumburu in Western Australia’s Kimberley region.

Young man with dark hair holding iPad featuring the Bureau of Meteorology’s Indigenous Weather Knowledge website. The webpage shows a map of Australia
Stories | 14 Aug 2018

Indigenous communities have gathered scientific knowledge for thousands of years and Science Week 2018 is a chance to highlight their ongoing relationship with the Australian landmass and the stars.

White haired Aboriginal woman wearing blue and white collared shirt sits on a floor. To her left is a graphic of leaves and the following words: 9 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
Stories | 9 Aug 2018

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is commemorated each year on 9 August. This year’s theme, ‘Indigenous people’s migration and movement’ invites us to examine the ways forward to revitalize Indigenous peoples’ identities and protect their rights.

Indigenous woman with face painted in white and yellow, wearing red clothing at the Garma Festival.
Stories | 3 Aug 2018

Each year, 2,500 people travel to Gulkula, in North-East Arnhem Land, to discuss pressing issues and share in ancient Yolngu culture at the Garma Festival.

li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger Sean Fitzpatrick tagging a sea turtle at night under torchlight on the sand.
Stories | 31 Jul 2018

World Ranger Day celebrates the courage and sacrifice of rangers as they work to protect the planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage.

Several Aboriginal children play on a concrete slab under sun shade amongst various water features. On the left is a small train with carriages made from barrels and on the right is a building. In the distance is open ground, more structures and bushland
Stories | 27 Jul 2018

After much ingenuity and work, the remote community of Punmu, WA have turned a bare concrete slab into a water playground, just the thing to beat the heat in the Western Desert.

Aboriginal woman with a group of 12 year 5 and 6 Aboriginal girls. They are wearing colourful dresses, and a standing on a balcony with a beach behind them.
Stories | 23 Jul 2018

Year 5 and 6 girls in Woorabinda are building aspiration, setting goals, learning life skills and getting ready for the future as part of the Strengthening Our Girls Program.

Elderly Aboriginal man sits back to back with young Aboriginal boy on grassy ground. Immediately behind them are three film-makers and further back are more Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal film makers another Aboriginal actor, lights, trees and grass.
Stories | 19 Jul 2018

The community of Ngukurr in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, is producing stories for their community and for the world, telling them in Roper Kriol or one of the traditional languages from the region.

Aboriginal man in white and black t-shirt stands next to a black, yellow and green coloured ride-on lawn mower. In the background is a car, a fence and other equipment.
Stories | 18 Jul 2018

In 2015, Ian Harris from Lake Cargelligo in NSW began a small lawn mowing and maintenance business. In just 3 years, his business has expanded and brought personal and health benefits in the process.

Aboriginal woman in black top holds flowers in front of a sign which says ‘Where Community is, Family And our Children are our Future’.
Stories | 16 Jul 2018

Like other communities around Australia, for NAIDOC Week, communities in Shoalhaven, NSW honoured the Aboriginal women who have changed, lifted and sculpted the lives of so many in their community.

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