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Announcements | 27 Jul 2017

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.

Announcements | 26 Jul 2017

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.

Announcements | 26 Jul 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has sat down with young Kimberley leaders in Broome to discuss the outcomes of a recently-held forum on suicide prevention.

Announcements | 10 Jul 2017

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.

Indigenous man with back to the camera, wearing black t-shirt with Indigenous design on the back. He has his hands raised to shoulder level. In background are group of people looking at him.
Stories | 6 Jun 2017
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.
An Indigenous young man wearing work wear sits in the cab of a truck.
Stories | 1 Jun 2017
Wilfred has kick started his career again and become a role model to his family and is achieving his goals, Wilfred Cox made this happen with the support of his local VTEC provider.
Eight young Indigenous women standing on a carpeted floor in front of a poster wall with multiple displays of the word ‘Aladdin’.
Stories | 7 Mar 2017
Eight young Aboriginal singing netballers from Halls Creek in WA braved the big stage and the big city for the trip of a lifetime and learned a lesson they want to pass onto their peers – ‘have a go’.
Announcements | 3 Mar 2017

As part of the Australian War Memorial’s focus on Indigenous service, a painting by prominent Aboriginal artist Rover Thomas, Ruby Plains Massacre 1, has gone on display in the Memorial’s galleries.

Announcements | 9 Feb 2017

I congratulate Ms June Oscar AO on her appointment today as the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.

Announcements | 25 Oct 2016

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.

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