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Digi Youth Arts launch First Nations podcast series ‘Original Influencers’

Digi Youth Arts, presents Original Influencers, an online podcast series that captures the stories of influential Elders and community members who have paved the way for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. The series is about acknowledging and learning from Elders and community members who have paved the path and who continue to carve […]

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Queer, Indigenous artist Angel Baribeau shares ‘Wish We Were Older’

Queer, Indigenous artist Angel Baribeau shares ‘Wish We Were Older’

Queer, non-binary, Indigenous pop singer/songwriter Angel Baribeau – based in Cree Nation of Mistissini, Quebec – tells a tale of love and loss passed to the next generation in this, their newest video for Wish We Were Older. Depicting an elderly woman reminiscing with visual memories about her past, the snapshots weave through love and […]

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Pride in Diversity survey seeks First Nations LGBTQ+ workplace experiences

Pride in Diversity survey seeks First Nations LGBTQ+ workplace experiences

New South Wales LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON and the Jumbunna Institute Indigenous People and Work Hub have partnered on a new project. The survey seeks to learn more about First Nations LGBTQ+, sistergirl & brotherboy experiences in the workplace. The project is being run as part of ACON’s Pride In Diversity program, a national LGBTQ+ […]

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Yirra Yaakin announce premiere of ‘FIFO – Fit in or F**k Off!’

Yirra Yaakin announce premiere of ‘FIFO – Fit in or F**k Off!’

Local Indigenous theatre company Yirra Yaakin have revealed the details of their next production, focusing on the realm of FIFO, mining and their impact on First Nations’ families. Developing with the support of Goolari Media’s Indigenous Writers program, Playwriting Australia, Ilbijerri and Moogahlin’s Yellamundie First Nations Play Festival, FIFO – Fit In or F**k Off puts the […]

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WA government announces new funding for Aboriginal suicide prevention

WA government announces new funding for Aboriginal suicide prevention

The McGowan Government has announced they will inject nearly $10 million towards developing and implementing a region-by-region approach to Aboriginal suicide prevention in Western Australia. The regional plans will prioritise Aboriginal-led and locally endorsed initiatives that accommodate a culturally informed social and emotional wellbeing approach to suicide prevention. This includes the principles: nothing for Aboriginal […]

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Steven Oliver, Mo’Ju and more revisit James Cook through First Nations’ eyes

Steven Oliver, Mo’Ju and more revisit James Cook through First Nations’ eyes

National Indigenous Television (NITV) have announced a new documentary that brings together some of the best Indigenous musicians for an exploration of the arrival of Captain James Cook through First Nations’ eyes. Hosted by co-writer, comedy icon and slam poet Steven Oliver, Looky Looky Here Comes Cooky takes audiences on an incredible journey across Country, from […]

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ACON to host online Yarning Circle for First Nations LGBTIQ+ people

ACON to host online Yarning Circle for First Nations LGBTIQ+ people

NSW LGBTIQ+ health and support organisation ACON are hosting a series of online sessions aiming to connect LGBTIQ+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. ACON is inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who identify as LGBTIQ+ to join the conversation, and take part in a series of sessions that provide tools for taking care […]

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