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Call for Aboriginal participation in three transformative road projects

Industry forums are taking place in Newcastle to help Aboriginal businesses and employment, skills and training providers interested in participating in road construction. Transport for NSW director north region Anna Zycki said the...

Chloe’s turning Indigenous culture into child’s play

Every time she picks up a paintbrush Chloe Sumner has one goal in mind - to share her culture with the next generation. Through her business ‘Barka Arts’, the talented 29-year-old has found...

Lycett and Wallis: filmmakers launch latest Stories of our Town

A convicted forger, an unlikely friendship and a behind-the-scenes look at a previously unrecorded culture. These are the enticing ingredients set to feature within a Newcastle filmmaking duo’s latest venture, to be...

OPINION: Change the attitude, not the date, says Newcastle Elder

Awabakal/Gaewegal Elder Aunt Tracey Hanshaw believes the date of Australia Day is not the problem; it's what Australians celebrate. The 55-year-old University of Newcastle law student says the approach to how...

Paying tribute to Australia’s first Aboriginal cricket team

Aussie country singer Matt Scullion has livestreamed his new single today, just in time for NAIDOC Week. 1868 tells the story of the nation's first Aboriginal cricket team, which travelled to England...

Black Divaz on show for NAIDOC Week

With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, traditional NAIDOC Week celebrations are on hold for this year. Hunter Primary Care, however, has come up with an alternative option, and is hosting a private screening...

Signed agreement paves way for region’s first Aboriginal aged care facility

Local Aboriginal Elder Uncle Bill Smith says an historic signing is about making footprints in time. Speaking at a gathering at Yamuloong in Garden Suburb today, the respected community member said the Memorandum...

A celebration of Indigenous language, literacy

Celebrations will take place across the country tomorrow (Wednesday 2 September) as part of a nod to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language and literacy. Indigenous Literacy Day will be held virtually this...
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