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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Madalah offers haven and future to Indigenous kids

Yarlalu Nanmurr Thomas’s father’s country is on the edge of the Western Desert in a place called Mijijimaya. A Nyangumarta teenager, he is named after...

Don’t gamble on your future, says former NRL champ

Former NRL player and descendent of the Gamilaroi people, Ashley Gordon, will share tips about what it means to gamble responsibly at a community...

Black women bear brunt of ‘hidden’ heart disease, research shows

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of Australian women, with Indigenous women bearing a disproportionate burden of the ‘hidden’ problem, according to new...

Sydney celebrating business leadership

The City of Sydney is supporting two events to celebrate Indigenous Business Month. A special breakfast will be held on October 25 at Customs House...

Seniors show no sign of slowing down

Two women with strong ties to WA’s far north are finalists in WA’s Senior of the Year awards. Mariette Cowley, 65, and Pamelia Barrett, 76,...

Men must join the fight against violence, says leader Mason

An army of men who will lead by example is being recruited in Central Australia in a new approach to tackling alarming rates of...

Warrior recruits set for ABC bouncedown

Filming this week began in Melbourne on a new eight-part Indigenous comedy drama series called The Warriors. Created by Tony Briggs (The Sapphires) and Robert...

Boomerang Festival aiming for a big comeback

The Boomerang Festival is bouncing back. Bundjalung country’s Indigenous arts and culture festival was launched in 2013 only to be hit with funding cuts which...

Aunty Mary happy to accept a helping hand

Aboriginal elder Aunty Mary Hooker is encouraging people in New South Wales and the ACT with vision loss to contact Guide Dogs NSW/ACT as...

From Nowhere to Somewhere; Kamil’s on the road to success

Kamil Ellis was understandably nervous about taking on the lead role in one of the hottest teen dramas on television. The Wiradjuri teenager will next...

Drug scourge creating entire ‘ice families’, warns expert

Whole ‘ice families’ are emerging in communities where grandparents, parents and children are all addicted to the devastating drug, the director of the Aboriginal...

Kulyakartu claim finally recognised

The Federal Court has recognised native title for the Kulyakartu people in the East Pilbara region of Western Australia. Lodged in 2005, the Kulyakartu claim...