Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Kristy Stanton’s GM gig opens doors for Indigenous leaders

AccorHotels has appointed its first Indigenous general manager in Kristy Stanton, who now heads the Ibis Budget Sydney Olympic Park Hotel. Ms Stanton’s appointment also...

Geraldton health centre is new benchmark

A new centre of excellence in the WA city of Geraldton is dedicated to shaping a workforce of healthcare workers attuned to Aboriginal culture...

Nakkiah Lui to serve up new ABC ‘black’ comedy

  Filming has begun in Sydney on a new comedy series, Kiki & Kitty, by Gamillaroi/Torres Strait Islander writer and actor Nakkiah Lui. Lui has written...

Clan group and company sign Cape York development deal

Native Title holders the Gudang/Yadhaykenu Tribal Clan Group and a company founded by former Macquarie Group banker Bill Moss have formed a partnership to...

War exhibitions highlight social impact of duty

Two new exhibitions at the National Archives in Canberra will shine light on Indigenous Australians at war and the prejudice they faced upon returning...

Indigenous rangers have bilbies’ backs

Indigenous rangers from across the Kimberley gathered in Fitzroy Crossing recently in an effort to better understand and protect the iconic Australian bilby. Bilbies were...

Kim Hames heads up Madalah, calls for more money

Former WA Deputy Premier Kim Hames is calling on Canberra to increase funding for a not-for-profit Aboriginal education organisation, saying schooling may hold the...

Barunga all set to light up the Territory

Aboriginal musicians Bunna Lawrie and Coloured Stone, singer-songwriter Missy Higgins and actress and singer Justine Clarke will be among the line-up at the Northern...

Outdated pastoral laws will impact communities: Kado Muir

An Aboriginal leader has warned that Indigenous communities in WA will miss out if the state loses $100 million in carbon farming contracts because...

Indigenous fashion turns heads in Melbourne

Indigenous fashion took to the runway at the Virgin Melbourne Fashion Festival on the weekend. Garments by Australian Aboriginal designers, New Zealand Maori designers and...

Doomadgee doco charts father-son journey

When Alec Doomadgee first began filming special moments in his son Zach’s childhood, like chasing goannas and going to the footy, he couldn’t have...

Demons have eye on the prize with new Indigenous talent

A football team that hasn’t won a premiership since 1977 is hoping to break its 40-year losing streak with a fresh crop of talented...