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The Mabo family lead the Mabo Day Reconciliation march along The Strand in Townsville, QLD. Photo: John Paul Janke, AIATSIS.
Stories | 6 Aug 2012

We celebrate the 20th anniversary of the historic Mabo decision.

Stories | 30 Jul 2012

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (NAICD).

Dwayne Bosen of AFL Cape York promotes Aussie rules football in remote communities, Cairns, QLD.
Stories | 30 Jul 2012

Indigenous footballers face a number of challenges when they move from their communities to the big cities.

Six years after buying their first house, the growing Bonson family are moving to a new, larger home.
Stories | 25 Jul 2012

The Australian dream of owning your own home can seem impossible for many but for Naomi and John Bonson of Darwin, it is now a reality – with a little help from Indigenous Business Australia (IBA).

Galiwin'ku Arnhem Land, NT
Stories | 24 Jul 2012

For thousands of years, the Yolngu people of Arnhem Land have been rightly proud of their beautiful country and strong culture and are now launching a bold plan to increase tourism to their lands.

Aboriginal Elders Council of South Australia executive officer Janine Haynes with Louise Herft from Aged Rights Advocacy Service, North Adelaide, SA.
Stories | 23 Jul 2012

We discuss what elder abuse is and why it’s important for communities to speak up and take a stand to support our older people.

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
Stories | 17 Jul 2012

The National Disability Awards recognise outstanding achievements and contributions from people with disability or people, groups and businesses who are making a difference to the lives of people with disability.

Award nominations are open so be quick and nominate someone you know now!

Nominations close 5pm AEST, Friday 20 July 2012

Previous finalists and winners have included a paralympian, an engineer, a small business, a supermarket chain and a teacher.

Indigenous APS trainees
Stories | 17 Jul 2012

Around 300 people attended the touch football fields in Deakin, ACT for the 2012 Australian Public Service NAIDOC Week Touch Football Competition. The competition, which is now in its tenth year, is sponsored by the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC), in partnership with the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and Touch Football ACT.

The competition has become a key celebratory event for NAIDOC week in Canberra, promoting understanding and respect amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous Commonwealth Government employees.

Business Opportunities
Stories | 16 Jul 2012

Indigenous owned small businesses around the country are successfully tapping into new markets

Health Hero Lorena Walker is a dental nurse in Alice Springs
Stories | 13 Jul 2012

Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who thinks a career in health might be for you? Great! Check out the Department of Health and Ageing’s Health Heroes campaign to help you find the right pathway to reach your goal.