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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.

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,

Indigenous woman with long hair in front of a microphone is smiling. Behind her is radio apparatus and to left is a blue and white logo and teh words World Radio Day 13 February 2019
Stories | 13 Feb 2019

World Radio Day (13 February) is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of radio, and in particular, Indigenous Broadcast Services, on remote Indigenous communities throughout Australia.

Aboriginal young man dressed in ranger uniform in foreground with river and trees in the background.
Stories | 12 Feb 2019

Cody Millar stayed in school so he could he achieve his childhood dream and become a li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger, working out of Borroloola, Northern Territory.

Aboriginal woman in dark blue shirt stands next to a glass display cabinet featuring red cricket balls.
Stories | 7 Feb 2019

Cricket Australia’s Indigenous Engagement Specialist Courtney Hagen is breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to play Australia’s national sport.

A young adult woman sits on a red chair holding a small tablet device. She is showing the screen to an older man who is gesturing to the device with his hand. They look calm and relaxed.
Stories | 5 Feb 2019

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.

Montage of four people – from left: Maori woman in blue top, Aboriginal woman in dark top and orange skirt, Aboriginal man in blue suit and Aboriginal man in checked shirt.
Stories | 1 Feb 2019

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.

Image of an Aboriginal fisherman sitting on the ground in a dark blue shirt. An orange rectangle with the words “Don Wilton” is in the right hand corner.
Stories | 31 Jan 2019

Don Wilton has fished all his life and recently acquired an Aboriginal Coastal Fishing Licence in Maningrida, NT.

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 | 30 Jan 2019

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

Green Indigenous print background with white rectangle,the NAIDOC logo in the top right corner.The rectangle contains black writing “NAIDOC 2019 Grant Funding Now Open”.On the right hand of the rectangle there is a photo of four Indigenous girls dancing
Stories | 30 Jan 2019

The NAIDOC Week grant round is now open. Communities can apply for a grant to host a celebration during NAIDOC Week