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.
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,
A new app has been launched to help adults in remote communities reap the benefits of using the internet. The Your Online Journey app aims to show users how to go online and get the best out of their internet experiences.
The Australia New Zealand School of Government sponsored Indigenous Public Servant Forum enabled discussion of issues specific to Australia’s and New Zealand’s Indigenous peoples, and the chance for those who serve them to make connections.