Treaty moves and dance grooves to headline Garrmalang

May 17, 2017

Some of Australia’s leading Aboriginal activists will take the podium to discuss the push for an Indigenous treaty and constitutional change at this year’s Garrmalang Festival in Darwin. Among the speakers at the panel discussion […]

Construction giant launches Indigenous policy

May 3, 2017

Multinational construction company Laing O’Rourke has released its first dedicated Indigenous Procurement Policy to create opportunities and build sustainable relationships with Indigenous businesses and communities. Laing O’Rourke’s head of procurement Jackie Aggett said the new […]

Victoria takes a step closer to state treaty

May 3, 2017

An Aboriginal community assembly is to be set up in Victoria to help clear the way for a state treaty. Co-chair of the Aboriginal Treaty Interim Working Group Mick Harding said the 30-strong assembly would […]

New WA govt winds up Aboriginal Affairs dept

May 3, 2017

The Western Australian government has scrapped its Aboriginal Affairs Department in a move cautiously welcomed by some sectors of the state’s Aboriginal community. The axing of the department came as part of a public sector […]

Indigenous bodies are overlooked by Govt: Oxfam

April 20, 2017

There was a “worrying lack of transparency” around the Federal Government’s funding model for programs targeting Indigenous Australia, aid agency Oxfam said in a report released this month. Oxfam Australia said under the Indigenous Advancement […]

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