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Book shines light on history of massacres across Australia’s north

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A new book on the violent frontier expansion of Australia’s north will introduce readers to who led massacres of Aboriginal people, the names of their benefactors, and how these horrific events occurred.  Licence to Kill: massacre men of Australia’s north by Charles Darwin University (CDU) Lecturer in Colonial History Dr Robyn Smith details the massacres of Aboriginal people … Continued

NAIDOC in the City takes on Sydney Town Hall

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  WHAT:           The City of Sydney’s annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, NAIDOC in the City, takes over Sydney Town Hall on Wednesday 10 July.   Markets showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, clothing and local services will take place during the day alongside dance performances.   A free, live music … Continued

Thirrili Ltd and SANE Announce New Partnership to Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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We have commenced the co-design process for our culturally governed and culturally safe online platform, which will be launched in the near future. The newly created online postvention Yarning Space will offer a safe and supportive environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, families and communities can share their experiences, connect with others, and … Continued

UNSW remains committed to a voice for Indigenous Australians

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UNSW is creating a micro-treaty with its Indigenous communities to ensure their voices are heard. In 2023, UNSW responded to the Uluru Statement of the Heart by championing the Voice referendum, and while disappointment with the result was difficult to navigate, the ambition to not lose momentum in walking towards a better future remained. “We are … Continued

Knowledge is power for this aspiring First Nations student

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A First Nations student who learnt local knowledge from his grandmother is now sharing it as a tour guide.  William (Will) Palmer is a proud Arrernte man from Mparntwe Alice Springs. Will has always been passionate about learning and understanding his culture having grown up on his homelands 100 kms west from Alice Springs.   Growing … Continued

Allies for Uluru Statement of Commitment

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On 14 October 2023, more than six million Australians said ‘Yes’ to walking together with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for a better future.   In the wake of the referendum, the Allies for Uluru continue to stand in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. As a coalition of civil society organisations, corporations … Continued

New La Trobe Indigenous research centre launches

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Media Release Embargoed to 6pm, Wednesday, May 22 La Trobe University today launched an Indigenous Research Centre to create and flourish Indigenous community research and provide a safe space for First Nations researchers.    The centre is known by the Indigenous name Gabra Biik, Wurruwila Wutja* – meaning Clever Country, Clever People – with words … Continued

Media Alert: National Reconciliation Week — Carla Rogers Available for Interviews on Non-Indigenous Allyship and Sharing the Cultural Load

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Evolve Communities builds understanding and collaboration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Co-founded by Carla and Aunty Munya Andrews, Evolve aims to create a kinder, more inclusive society through education and engagement. Evolve provides cultural awareness training that isn’t just about ticking boxes. They’re committed to making real connections—helping people and organisations learn about and deeply … Continued

TAMWORTH LOCAL ABORIGINAL LAND COUNCIL’S WALAAYBAA RANGERS PROGRAM CELEBRATES ONE YEAR OF SUCCESS

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In March 2023, the Tamworth Local Aboriginal Land Council proudly launched the Walaaybaa Rangers program, marking a significant milestone in community-driven land management activities. Over the past year, the program has made significant strides in environmental conservation, cultural connection, employment opportunities and economic sustainability to the Tamworth community. Embodying a holistic approach to land stewardship, … Continued