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Indigenous Governance Awards chair Professor Mick Dodson with Yanyi Bandicha and Andrea Mason, who received an award for NPY Women’s Council. Photo: Wayne Quilliam.
Stories | 13 Nov 2012

Newslines speaks to the leaders of some of Australia’s most successful Indigenous organisations about the importance of good governance at the 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards.

Reconciliation Australia CEO Leah Armstrong, who was recognised in the 100 Women of Influence Awards.
Stories | 12 Nov 2012

Nine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women received awards for their achievements and contributions to Australian society at the inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards held in Sydney.

Chosen by a judging panel from a list of 350 nominees, the final 100 women were identified and celebrated for their efforts in driving change, and helping shape a better future for Australia, both socially and economically.

Pangula Mannamurna programs manager Sarah Bormann, CEO Karen Glover and clinic manager Fiona Wotherspoon, outside the health centre’s youth room, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 8 Nov 2012

We look at the ways Pangula Mannamurna Aboriginal Health Service is working to Close the Gap in Mount Gambier, South Australia.

Trainer Mark Walters in the workshop with Try a Trade participants Mark Naden and Sam Rigney, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 7 Nov 2012

Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation is giving Indigenous job seekers in Mount Gambier, South Australia, a chance to test out a future career path with its new Try a Trade program.

Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation CEO Emma Hay, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 6 Nov 2012

We look at the ways Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation is working to Close the Gap in Mount Gambier, South Australia.

Stories | 5 Nov 2012

Discover more about the Indigenous community of Mount Gambier, South Australia in this month’s Indigenous.gov.au Closing the Gap community profile.

The traditional lands of the Bunganditj (Boandik) people, Mt Gambier is home to a growing Indigenous population that has travelled from various parts of Australia to settle in the city renowned for its volcanic crater lakes.

Hermannsburg Indigenous Engagement Officer, Edward Rontji with Ntaria school kids Mahalia Moketarinja, Bowen Abbott, Johannas Kantawara & Ashley Lankin
Stories | 1 Nov 2012

Delivering better outcomes for Aboriginal children in remote communities is a key part of the Australian Governments Stronger Futures initiative in the Northern Territory.

Melinda and Joyce Lalara, sisters from Groote Eylandt who both have Machado Joseph Disease. Joyce also works for the MJD Foundation.
Stories | 1 Nov 2012

Nadia Lindop, Executive Officer of the Machado Joseph Disease (MJD) Foundation, is thrilled the Foundation has been selected as a finalist for the Australian Government’s 2012 National Disability Awards.

Former Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home resident Fay Clayton with one of her artworks, Cootamundra, NSW.
Stories | 1 Nov 2012

We look at some of the healing strategies being used by Stolen Generations members and their families.

Former residents of Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home take part in a healing ceremony, Cootamundra NSW.
Stories | 30 Oct 2012

We look at how film has been a powerful healing tool for the former residents of Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home.

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