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Male doctor in blue shirt uses an instrument to check the eye of another man with dreadlocks and wearing a pink beret. In the background are posters.
Stories | 18 Jun 2019

Read about Dr Mark Wenitong and his passion for the 715 Health Check which are vital for Indigenous Australians.

Five Indigenous people dressed in workwear stand around a bench on which is radio equipment. In the background are walls, equipment and a window.
Announcements | 7 Jun 2019

Jobseekers from Thursday, Horn, Hammond and Badu Islands and local businesses have benefitted as one of Australia's leading Indigenous radio stations is given a new lease of life.

A family photo with a father, mother daughter and son standing in their backyard.
Stories | 30 Apr 2019

For the Cavanagh family discussing privacy and stranger danger is part of being online.

Announcements | 29 Mar 2019

Twenty-one Indigenous rangers will today graduate having completed new compliance training under the federal government’s $30 million Capacity Building for Indigenous Rangers Strategy.

Announcements | 21 Feb 2019

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has paid tribute to Waal Waal, a strong and inspirational internationally renowned artist and cultural leader from Aurukun who sadly passed away in late January.

Announcements | 10 Nov 2018

One of Australia’s most important and distinctive rock art regions, Quinkan Country, has been added to Australia’s National Heritage List.

Laura Rangers stand under an overhanging rock with Aboriginal art painted on the rock walls and roof. In the background are trees and grass.
Stories | 24 Oct 2018

During Indigenous Business Month, Minister Scullion visited Northern Territory and Cape York communities to examine the growth in Indigenous business opportunities and how the government can support them.

Announcements | 12 Oct 2018

A new $13 million Community Safety and Security Facility will be built on Saibai Island – the first multi-agency facility to be constructed in the Torres Strait.

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch, who visited Saibai Island this week to make the announcement, said the facility is expected to be a base for federal and state policing, community safety, security and community agencies, making their services more accessible for the island’s 500 residents.

Announcements | 11 Oct 2018

The Coalition Government is embedding Indigenous participation requirements in major infrastructure projects as part of its drive to stimulate economic development in remote communities.

Announcements | 9 Aug 2018

The Coalition Government is providing a $4.5 million boost to Indigenous entrepreneurs in the electorate of Leichhardt, as part of the $5 billion community-led Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS).

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