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Large group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and women dressed in casual clothing in a room with beige carpet. In the background is a pale yellow wall and two whiteboards. In the foreground is a white table and blue chairs.
Stories | 15 Mar 2018

The Aurukun Koolkan Community School Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) team formed a plan and through working with school staff, parents and other stakeholders, are increasing school attendance.

At top left are concentric circles beginning on the outside with dots and lines inside leading to a yellow centre. At top right is a yellow hourglass like figure on red background with the word ‘asean’ underneath. Underneath are the words ASEAN-AUSTRALIA
Stories | 13 Mar 2018

Design company Dreamtime Creative designed the logo for the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, a challenge due to the many Asian cultures and languages present at the summit.

Female Indigenous elder with ceremonial painting on her body by Wayne Quilliam.
Stories | 8 Mar 2018

Digital storyteller, Wayne Quilliam’s photographic exhibition showcases the achievements, experiences and challenges faced by Australian Indigenous women.

Six photos in a montage. Starting top left: 2 women with traditional face paint, woman in dark jacket wearing glasses, woman and man standing on street holding Aboriginal flag behind them, group of women in graduation gowns and holding certificates
Stories | 6 Mar 2018

To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, Indigenous.gov.au is showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who are ‘pressing for progress’ in their own lives and in the lives of those in their communities.

Indigenous woman with long black hair wearing black clothing stands in front of the Aboriginal, Australian and Torres Strait Islander flags. In the background is a glass wall behind which is an office.
Stories | 2 Mar 2018

The Australian Government is expanding its use and availability of Indigenous interpreters. Their services help many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians get better access to government services and opportunities.

AIATSIS CEO, Craig Ritchie, posing in front of a white background with blue framed glasses, light blue shirt and navy blue blazer.
Stories | 1 Mar 2018

Are digital technologies a threat or an opportunity for cultural heritage institutions such as the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)? Craig Ritchie, CEO of AIATSIS, shares his views.

An Aboriginal woman dressed in bright aqua and white workout clothing holds a workout weight bar inside a gym with weights and equipment behind her.
Stories | 23 Feb 2018

Kellie McDonald aims to inspire, motivate and encourage Indigenous people and communities to make healthy choices and improve their lifestyles.

Young Aboriginal child in black shorts and white shirt stands on a surfboard riding a half-metre high wave.
Stories | 21 Feb 2018

The Woorrangalook Victorian Koori Surf Titles brought together more than 120 Indigenous surfers from across the state for a fun weekend of surfing and Indigenous culture.

A group of Indigenous children with white ceremonial paint on their bodies wearing shorts or yellow coverings dance on green grass watched by a crowd of onlookers.
Stories | 19 Feb 2018

In 2018, the Bwgcolman people of Palm Island in North Queensland are recognising the centenary of the first placement of people on the island.

Group of people with backs to us dressed in running wear look at man in grey shirt holding microphone standing in front of a small tent with banners either side saying Closing the Gap and on the tent are the words Run Sweat Inspired.
Stories | 16 Feb 2018

After 10 Closing the Gap reports, a fresh approach is underway to further close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage.

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