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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.

Michael Ford (right) at El Questro Station
Stories | 15 Aug 2016

East Kimberley Job Pathways are running an industry skills programme training Indigenous people to be stockmen in the large pastoral industry in the Kimberley.

Kija Rangers Imran Paddy and Andrew Mung on Gouldian finch survey
Stories | 27 Jul 2016

The Kija Rangers of the East Kimberley are stopping the spread of weeds and using controlled burns to protect the habitat of two endangered species of bird from wildfires.

Justice North and some of the Nyul Nyul Rangers
Stories | 8 Apr 2016

The Nyul Nyul Rangers from Beagle Bay hosted the Federal Court on country for the Bindunbur Native Title Claim. 

Two indigenous men standing in front of a helicopter
Stories | 8 Mar 2016

Using ‘right way’ fire management Indigenous rangers and traditional owners across the North Kimberley, help toreduce greenhouse gas emissions benefit the environment, support continuity of traditional knowledge and develop carbon businesses. 

Indigenous man dressed in red shirt and cap seated in an office with posters on the wall behind him.
Stories | 23 Sep 2015

Jungarni Jutiya Aboriginal Corporation, Halls Creek District High School, and the Shire of Halls Creek are helping build better futures through school attendance.

Announcements | 18 Sep 2015

The Federal Government will provide the Gooniyandi Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) with almost $200,000 to assist native title holders maximise the benefits of owning their own land.

Two Indigenous women standing in front of a palm tree, one wearing a black shirt with Aboriginal design and the other an orange shirt.
Stories | 16 Sep 2015

In the remote town of Derby in Western Australia parents are helping increase school attendance and changing lives at the same time.

Young Aboriginal girl smiling at camera and other children in background. All are playing on the grass.
Stories | 22 Jun 2015

There was chaos in Kalumburu recently when over 40 students took over the school grounds for Pirate Day as a reward for excellent school attendance. Fortunately for school staff, the pirates’ game of choice was a water bomb fight and no teachers were forced to walk the plank.

A young Aboriginal man, Wynston Shovellor-Sesar, stands in front of vehicle and other machinery.
Stories | 16 Apr 2015

Wynston Shovellor-Sesar is one of the West Kimberley’s first participants to reach his 26 week milestone as part of the Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) program.


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