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Breaking down barriers facing Indigenous researchers

The University of Newcastle has launched a new scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD candidates to help address some of the barriers facing Indigenous researchers.  Founded with support from the Australian...

Acclaimed surgeon wins prestigious award

Australia's first Aboriginal surgeon, the highly acclaimed ear, nose and throat surgeon, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong, has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion.

Indigenous storytelling in spotlight for NAIDOC Week

A podcast series exploring the storytelling traditions of our local Aboriginal communities was launched today as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations.  Produced through City of Newcastle's Libraries in support of this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, Newcastle’s First Storytellers: Always Was, Always Will Be highlights the region’s rich Indigenous culture and history.  Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes said through the...

Manning completes historic Indigenous marathon

A Hunter resident says he is still on a high after completing a unique midnight marathon at Simpsons Gap in the Northern Territory. The event was organised by the Indigenous Marathon Foundation (IMF),...

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...

Museum to celebrate Indigenous culture

A new cultural hub and museum is set to celebrate the heritage of the local Indigenous community. To be built in Cessnock, the Madoo Museum will house and showcase a rich collection of...

Exhibition celebrates Aboriginal culture and people

The enormous contribution to Lake Macquarie of Aboriginal people past and present is celebrated at a new exhibition at [email protected] Awaba: Know Our Stories profiles elders, artists and everyday families who call Lake...

Student’s dream to inspire others

For Newcastle’s Emma Hickey, the chance to be a role model for the Indigenous community is what drives her to do more. The proud Woopaburra woman hopes to inspire others after being given...