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Registrations and Abstracts Open: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference

  The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention and World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference Committee invite and welcome delegates to Perth for the second National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference, and the second World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference. Indigenous communities, both nationally and internationally, share common histories and are confronted with […]

Barunga Agreement: Joint Land Councils and Northern Territory Government Statement

The Northern Territory’s four Land Councils and the Northern Territory Government have today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (the “Barunga Agreement”), paving the way for consultations to begin with Aboriginal people about a Treaty. A joint meeting of the four Land Councils at Barunga this week voted to empower their Chairmen to sign the […]

AYRI Conference Student Bursaries Now Open

Attention Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Health Professionals, Aboriginal Health Workers and Indigenous Medical and Health and Science Students About the Bursary We are offering ten (10) bursaries to support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health professionals and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health students to attend our conference. This bursary will enable Aboriginal or […]

APO NT Top End FASD Forum 2018

Let’s Make FASD History  A landmark Top End Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) forum* was held in Darwin on 30-31 May 2018, bringing together Aboriginal leaders, FASD experts, Aboriginal community-controlled organisations, government representatives, medical professionals, and Non-Government organisations. Approximately 180 delegates representing 37 organisations across the Northern Territory. FASD is often considered to be a […]

Linda Burney and June Oscar to address global gathering in Sydney

Prominent Australian politician Linda Burney and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar will address a gathering of up to 2,000 Indigenous people from around the world in November. Healing Our Spirit Worldwide is considered an epicentre of Indigenous culture, community and activism. Co-hosted by the University of Sydney and The Healing […]

APS Congress: Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander psychologist or academics

The APS is excited to announce our Indigenous Psychology Congress Attendance Scholarship and Indigenous Psychology Student Congress Attendance Scholarship! The scholarships will be offered to a maximum of three Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander psychologists or professionals working in the field of psychology and two Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to attend the 2018 […]

Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Research

The Australian National University invites expressions of interest from researchers in relevant disciplines that are aligned with the University’s research priority areas and can contribute to the Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Initiative going forward, as well as a willingness to contribute to teaching in Indigenous Studies. Positions are available in any relevant discipline, at levels […]

Closing the Gap must address the violence and over-imprisonment crisis destroying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s lives

The Closing the Gap Strategy must adopt targets to reduce violence and imprisonment rates, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led Change the Record Coalition has said in its submission to COAG’s ‘refresh’ of Closing the Gap. “Violence and imprisonment are destroying families, communities, and lives,” said Antoinette Braybrook, Co-Chair of Change the Record and Convenor […]

iTRADES – Pre-Employment program

The AES has an exciting opportunity with our iTRADIES pre-employment program supported by Lendlease, all interested candidates MUST make an appointment with the AES in Campbelltown to enter the program.An information day will be held on the 9th of May 2018. EOI’s close on the 7th of May 2018. For more information click here