CLC backs return of banned drinkers register

November 23, 2016

The Central Land Council has thrown its support behind the reintroduction of the Banned Drinkers Register (BDR) and called for additional support for families affected by the Northern Territory’s extreme rate of alcohol consumption. The […]

Researcher can feel answers in her bones

November 23, 2016

The state-of-the-art bone technology used by early Indigenous communities may help reveal how they colonised Australia and carved out lives in a new world. From bone nose ornaments to ceremonial bones and work tools, the […]

Young voices heard in anti-violence video

November 23, 2016

A respected community health service and Indigenous Hip Hop Projects have joined forces to produce a powerful music video aimed at stopping domestic violence. The video clip features Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and […]

Skills boost for Torres Strait rangers

November 23, 2016

A group of Torres Strait rangers are on their way to becoming better leaders and managers. The 17 Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) rangers are part way through a certificate IV in leadership and management […]

Revered Cape York educator bows out

November 23, 2016

Reverend Mary Eseli is taking a well-learned retirement after making an enormous contribution to the Cape York community. Mary spent three decades educating and caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern […]

Digital storybook tells it the Warlpiri way

November 23, 2016

The management plan for the vast Southern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) is no longer a closed book to the Aboriginal people responsible for looking after fragile country near the border of Western Australia and […]

Benjamin and buddies go the distance in New York

November 23, 2016

Kimba Benjamin had always thought of herself as a short distance runner until she decided to tackle the New York City Marathon. “Every kid grows up seeing Cathy Freeman,” she said. “I just loved her. […]

Nowra hosts feast of football

November 23, 2016

Mobs from around the country converged on Nowra this month to compete and celebrate grassroots football. It was grassroots football of the round ball kind at its finest – energetic, enthusiastic, passionate and skilled. The […]

New book reveals secrets of bush medicine

November 23, 2016

For tens of thousands of years before colonisation, the Noongar people were much healthier than most Aboriginal Australians are today. A new book sheds light on some of the secrets of that healthy lifestyle and […]

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