Fresh qualifications empower trailblazers

July 12, 2017

Four men from remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia have become the first people to complete a unique new national apprenticeship with WA electricity provider Horizon Power to improve outcomes in remote communities. Keith Hunter, […]

New $1m program targets family wellbeing

July 12, 2017

New Aboriginal family wellbeing training will be a priority across WA’s Kimberley, Pilbara and Goldfields in a first for the state. The Aboriginal Health Council of WA welcomed a WA Government commitment to contribute $1 […]

Exhibition explores Referendum through art

July 12, 2017

The work of some of Western Australia’s most celebrated artists is on display as part of a landmark exhibition at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts. ‘When the Sky Fell’ runs until August 20 at […]

Prize beckons Indigenous illustrators

July 12, 2017

Australia’s oldest independent Indigenous publisher, Magabala Books, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a call for entries to the inaugural Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award. The winner of the biennial award will receive $10,000, a mentorship […]

Mystery set to unfold in the Kimberley

July 12, 2017

Aboriginal actor Aaron Pederson and Academy Award nominee Judy Davis will star in a new six-part television series being filmed in Kununurra in WA’s north. Mystery Road is a spin-off from Ivan Sen’s internationally acclaimed […]

Fox weighs in on being young and black

July 12, 2017

What’s it like to be young and black in 2017? A panel of Indigenous people with different views on a range of issues will explore this question at a special forum being presented by SBS […]

Gulkula gets on its Garma groove

July 12, 2017

Some of Arnhem Land’s most popular music acts will take to the stage at this year’s Garma Festival. They will include singer-songwriter Dhapanbal Yunupiŋu, the daughter of former Yothu Yindi front-man Dr Yunupiŋu, and hometown […]

NAIDOC Week rich with colour, ceremony

July 12, 2017

International basketball star Patrick Mills, who has reportedly signed a new $65 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs, was named Person of the Year at this year’s national NAIDOC Awards. Mr Mills was just […]

Gardener, Christian to captain cricket sides

July 12, 2017

Ashleigh Gardner and Dan Christian have been named captains of the national Indigenous women’s and men’s cricket teams ahead of next year’s tour of the United Kingdom. The announcement was made last week by Cricket […]

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