Mel sees a new dimension through the looking glass

January 25, 2017

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) has announced a new $300,000 grant to help Indigenous creative professionals undertake a Master of Fine Arts in cultural leadership. The grant, from the Luminis Foundation, will be […]

Young Leah scoops A-G’s law awards

January 25, 2017

Cairns-based solicitor Leah Cameron has won the Attorney General’s National Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year Award for 2016. Ms Cameron, of Marrawah Law Pty Ltd, is one of the youngest to receive the award, […]

SA begins Treaty talks with First Australians

December 21, 2016

South Australia has become the latest State to enter treaty talks. SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Kyam Maher said the State would begin the talks as a step towards reconciliation and Aboriginal governance. […]

Victoria honours community leaders

December 7, 2016

The achievements of ten Aboriginal leaders have received official recognition from the Victorian Government. The ten have been inducted into the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll and their stories will be on permanent display in the […]

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 […]

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. […]

Tireless CEO named business woman of the year

November 17, 2016

Andrea Mason, the chief executive officer of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council in the Northern Territory, is the 2016 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year. Ms Mason has had a variety of […]

Dodson lauds Taylor’s AIATSIS’ leadership, commitment

November 3, 2016

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Chair Mick Dodson has lauded Russell Taylor’s leadership after the celebrated CEO today announced his retirement. Professor Dodson said Mr Taylor has made an invaluable contribution to the […]

CEO Kristy’s talents recognised in national award

November 3, 2016

The chief executive officer of Indigenous recruitment and training company Aboriginal Employment Strategy, has been named one of Australia’s most influential women. Kristy Masella won the diversity category of The Australian Financial Review and Westpac […]

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