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Indigenous Australians Face Lack of Access to Cataract Surgery

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 19th September 2017 -  Indigenous Australians face a 30 per cent lower cataract surgery coverage rate than non-Indigenous Australians, according to findings from a recent national eye health survey.…

Government Remote Employment Program Too Harsh Say Critics

Luke Michael, Friday, 1st September 2017 -  The Australian government’s remote employment and community development service has come under heavy scrutiny at a senate inquiry, with concerns voiced around unrealistic…

Finalists Named in Inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards  

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 30th August 2017 -  Indigenous app developers, digital designers, entrepreneurs, online educators and virtual reality artists are some of the finalists in the inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence…

Calls for ‘Urgent Reform’ to Address Skyrocketing Indigenous Incarceration Rate

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 -  A peak body for law reform in NSW is calling on the state government to “urgently” act to address NSW’s skyrocketing Indigenous incarceration rates. In light of a new report

Arts, Ageing and Indigenous Communities Missing Out on Workplace Giving

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 7th June 2017 -  A workplace giving industry evaluation by Good2Give has revealed that of all the causes receiving donations through their online platform this year, Indigenous communities, arts

Rights and Respect For Australia’s First Peoples

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  Andrew Meehan is the national director of ANTaR, a national advocacy organisation dedicated to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Indigenous Incarceration Set to Cost $20B by 2040

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 29th May 2017 -  The over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is costing nearly $8 billion annually and will grow to almost $20 billion per annum by 2040 without further intervention,…

Software Start-up and Indigenous Suppliers Team Up for Unique Business

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 16th May 2017 -  A new online business connecting Indigenous suppliers with corporate and government buyers launched on Tuesday. Indigenous Business Marketplace, a joint initiative by Australian

Indigenous Cultural Centre Stripped of Charity Status

Wendy Williams, Monday, 8th May 2017 -  An Indigenous cultural centre has lost its charity status following an investigation by the national charity regulator. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

Reshaping Digital Innovation for Indigenous Communities

Wendy Williams, Monday, 24th April 2017 -  Australia’s first Indigenous-led digital social impact initiative is being launched to empower disconnected and disadvantaged communities and ensure people “don’t get

Indigenous ‘Shield’ to Prevent Youth Suicide

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 4th April 2017 -  Indigenous elders have teamed up with cultural historians, technologists and a clinical psychologist to crowdfund a “groundbreaking” new app that aims to tackle youth suicide

‘Stark Reality’ as Australia Not On Track for Closing the Gap

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 14th February 2017 -  Only one of seven targets laid out in the Closing the Gap report for Indigenous health, education and social participation is on track to be met, with Malcolm Turnbull revealing the
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