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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).

Two Aboriginal young men, wearing colourful shirts, hold didgeridoos as they stand beneath a blue and gold sign which includes a coat of arms.
Stories | 4 Apr 2018

Keane Ryan and Mathew Ederer are excited and nervous about playing in the didgeridoo orchestra at the 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.

Line of Indigenous men and women dressed in ranger uniforms display their individual ranger accreditation. In the background is a wharf, a bay and a hill.
Stories | 16 Mar 2018

The Australian Government will fund the training of 40 more Indigenous rangers to patrol the Great Barrier Reef after a successful pilot program.

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.

A group of Japanese students in white shirts arm in arm with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in blue shirts. In the background are more students and classrooms.
Stories | 2 Jan 2018

In October, students and leaders from Mount Saint Bernard College in Far North Queensland visited Japan, taking in its sites, culture and rekindling their friendship with students at the University of Agriculture-Tokyo.

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