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 […]

Ben Wyatt treasures NAIDOC honour

June 28, 2017

West Australian treasurer Ben Wyatt has been honoured for his outstanding achievements at the NAIDOC Perth awards. Mr Wyatt became the first Indigenous person in Australia to hold the purse strings when he was appointed […]

Qld honours reconciliation achievements

June 14, 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the winners of her government’s annual Reconciliation Awards earlier this month. The business award went to the Woodward Family CaPTA Group, which works in Indigenous employment. The Cairns Hockey Association […]

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 […]

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