The Australian Government will provide $462,060 to support Marninwarntikurra Women’s Resource Centre in their work to address family violence experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children in the Fitzroy Valley.
Children and families in Broome and the broader Kimberley region will have access to more integrated clinical, social and emotional wellbeing support, thanks to the Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) Family Centre.
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, have paid tribute to Mr Chi, an admired playwright, musician and composer who passed away in his hometown of Broome late last month.
When Kimberley based Waringarri Aboriginal Arts saw the value of using digital technology in their business, they turned to two Jawun secondees to develop and implement a digital strategy that would expand the reach of their artists and increase economic opportunities for their arts workers.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today welcomed the Yarrangi Riwi Yoowarni Gooniyandi native title determination for the Kimberley region of Western Australia, delivered at a hearing of the Federal Court of Australia in Perth.
“The people of Yarrangi Riwi Yoowarni Gooniyandi have a deep connection to their country, caring for traditional and sacred sites and passing on stories and knowledge of country to their children and grandchildren,” Minister Scullion said.