Indigenous

The pathway to empowerment in Yorta Yorta country

Three weeks ago I moved to Shepparton on secondment for three months. I am working in the Goulburn-Murray region as part of the Empowered Communities, a national program, driven by…

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On secondment in Nhulunbuy: why maths matters

I’ve been in Nhulunbuy (aka Gove) in north eastern Arnhem Land on secondment with Jawun. It has been an excellent experience for me so far – full of new people, cultures,…

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A passion for Reconciliation

Jawun’ means ‘friend’ or ‘family’ in the Kuku Yalanji language of Mossman Gorge, Queensland. I have just come back from a six week secondment to Kununurra in the East Kimberley…

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Reconciliation: A landmark moment for Australia

Wednesday is International Human Rights Day. It’s on a day such as this that we should ask ourselves a key question: how can we ensure equality of opportunity for all…

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One vote: one Australia

Engagement in the Australian electoral system is lowest in Australians aged 25 years and under, whether it be through informal voting or not voting at all. This statistic is even…

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