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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Opinion: Indigenous peoples contribute least to global warming, are often first to feel its...

David Ritter has worked as a lawyer and an academic, before spending five years with Greenpeace UK.  In July 2012 he came back to Australia...

Revealed: why a non-Indigenous health org was awarded $1.6m in funding

Minister for Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt has confirmed the non-Indigenous organisation awarded $1.6 million in funding to deliver Indigenous health care will be partnering...

A dark piece; its themes confronting

Death, grief, trauma, humanity and hope will detonate on the stage in the coming-of-age story Man with the Iron Neck, performed by Australia’s premier...

Rising rate of Aboriginal children in out-of-home care

Just over one week after the release of the 2019 Closing the Gap report, new research has confirmed that Aboriginal children are 10 times more...

Uni demystified for our little ones

Children’s University Charles Darwin (CUCD) Community Day opens the door to tertiary education for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous primary aged kids across the Northern...

It’s the first program of its kind: traditional Ngangkari healers complement Western medicine in...

Spiritual and traditional healing practices are being introduced into Adelaide hospitals as complementary care parallel to mainstream treatments, through a partnership between Northern Adelaide...

‘My mum, my grandmother, my great grandmother … I feel them in me, I...

Sandy Greenwood’s play Matriarch celebrates the strength, resilience and beauty of Aboriginal women, drawing on 100-years of Australian history through her family’s eyes. Matriarch—a tale...

A program inspiring and firing up students

Follow the Dream brings together WA Aboriginal students to learn about culture, health, education and to celebrate the endless opportunities available after school. Seventy Follow...

NT and VIC make courageous strides toward Treaty

Former Australian of the Year Professor Mick Dodson has been appointed as the Northern Territory’s first Treaty Commissioner. The Territory’s Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced...

Fresh Fulbright scholar queries First Nations performance practices

Indigenous university graduate Blayne Welsh has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to undertake postgraduate studies in the United States. The Australian-American Fulbright Commission is...

Six remote arts workers study gallery protocol, art handling, conservation

The Art Gallery of WA and the Aboriginal Art Centre Hub of WA (AACHWA) have partnered to create an internship program for six Aboriginal...

Business woman recognised for exquisite, ethical fashion

Charmaine Saunders, the creator of luxury Indigenous fashion brand Mainie, has been named as a Queensland finalist for the prestigious Telstra Business Women’s Awards...