Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Monthly Archives: March 2019

Endangered sawfish, powerful Dreamtime stories and the future of a major Kimberley river

Kimberley Traditional Owners say they have not been properly consulted concerning the WA State Government’s plans for the Fitzroy River. The State Government has proposed...

Young researcher awarded for fight against blindness

An Indigenous researcher has scooped up a major prize at the 2019 World Science Awards. Clare Villalba, a proud Torres Strait Islander woman and PhD...

Expect to be spellbound by a Red Centre awash with light

Baker Boy will perform at this year’s Parrtjima festival, the world’s only First Nations light show, which will bring Australia’s Red Centre alive. The ten...

Involve us in design and delivery, and we’ll achieve success

Close the Gap Day was largely acknowledged around the country last Thursday, with some organisations taking the opportunity to voice their concerns about the...

‘Roughsey truly understood the power of storytelling’

The artworks of renowned Indigenous artist Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey (1920-1985) will be exhibited at the Queensland Art Gallery to recognise the elder’s contributions to...

Precedent-setting compensation for native title holders

A High Court decision to award over $2.5 million in compensation is an unprecedented win for native title groups across Australia. On March 13th, the...

Seasonal calendar in Torres Strait draws on deep cultural knowledge

Masigalgal elders have gifted a seasonal calendar to students on Thursday Island, which distils knowledge from their intimate understanding of marine systems, cloud formations...

Indigenous musos crowned at sold-out Brisbane show

Indigenous artist Tia Gostelow has made history by becoming the youngest recipient to claim Album of the Year at the Queensland Music Awards (QMAs). Gostelow’s...

‘Songlines are our poems, they are the maps of our journeys’

A First Nations poetry program is teaching the younger generation to create poetry in language, liberate ideas of identity and culture, and learn about...

Northern Land Council ushers in first female CEO

The Northern Land Council has just made a huge stride towards equality for Indigenous women. Tiwi Islander, Marion Scrymgour, is the first woman to hold...

With good boards under his feet and decision-making on point, Soli Bailey’s ready to...

Byron Bay’s Soli Bailey is in Sydney preparing for his first ever World Surf League event appearance as a qualified CT surfer. Bailey is competing...

NT’s 2018 Australian of the Year now honoured for huge contribution to AFL

The AFL will honour the contribution Michael Long made to the game during the Sir Doug Nicholls Round in 2019. Long, an Australian Football Hall...