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Screen Australia announce return of First Nations Creators program

Screen Australia announce return of First Nations Creators program

Screen Australia’s First Nations Department and Meta Australia have announced the return of the First Nations Creators Program for Instagram. For the second year in a row the First Nations Creators Program will continue to foster First Nations talent, amplify their voices online and help create long term career prospects in social media and digital […]

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Uncle Jack Charles was allegedly asked to prove he is Indigenous

Uncle Jack Charles was allegedly asked to prove he is Indigenous

Uncle Jack Charles is an award wining actor, musician and activist, and one of the most recognisable Indigenous Australians. The living legend has shared that he was shocked when he allegedly received a call from a staffer at the Stolen Generations Advisory Committee asking him if he would be able to prove his Aboriginality. The […]

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Review | Kalyakoorl Collective’s ‘Fire’ blazes through to the heart

Review | Kalyakoorl Collective’s ‘Fire’ blazes through to the heart

Fire | The Blue Room | 10th July 2021 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Presented by the Blue Room Theatre and Kalyakoorl Collective, Fire begins with beautiful traditional language, and the memory of a past loved one, as the intricate set design is slowly engulfed in warm light. Written and performed by Ebony McGuire (Cloudstreet) alongside Nadia […]

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Breaking The Silence: Indigenous LGBTIQ+ research launches Friday

Breaking The Silence: Indigenous LGBTIQ+ research launches Friday

A new research project focusing on the lives of Western Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQIA+ community is set to launch later this week. The Breaking The Silence project is led by Pro Vice Chancellor Equity and Indigenous and Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin at Edith Cowan University and queer Noongar man, Professor Braden Hill. […]

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Breaking The Silence: Focus on WA’s First Nations LGBTQIA+ community

Breaking The Silence: Focus on WA’s First Nations LGBTQIA+ community

A new research project focusing on the lives of Western Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTQIA+ community is set to launch next month. The Breaking The Silence project is led by Pro Vice Chancellor Equity and Indigenous and Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin at Edith Cowan University and queer Noongar man, Professor Braden Hill. This […]

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‘The Bachelorette’: Indigenous star Brooke Blurton to lead first mixed-gender series

‘The Bachelorette’: Indigenous star Brooke Blurton to lead first mixed-gender series

One of Australia’s favourite reality series has revealed its next star will bring both Indigenous and bisexual representation for the very first time. Noongar/Yamatji woman Brooke Blurton has been revealed as the next heartthrob to take on the title of The Bachelorette, after appearing on two previous seasons of The Bachelor as a contestant. Brooke will be making history […]

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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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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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