UQ staff ready to enhance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural learning

[supplied by UQ]

The informative and interactive online course was developed by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) to create a greater awareness of the vast history, cultural heritage and contemporary issues of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Indigenous children separated from families and culture at alarming rates

[by Sue-Anne Hunter]

Our children are 9.7 times more likely to be living away from their families than non-Indigenous children, an over-representation that has increased consistently over the last 10 years. It is time to completely change this broken system that is not working for our kids.

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Lighting the spark for young Indigenous entrepreneurs

[Maggie Coggan, Probonoaustralia]

A new report from Young Change Agents, Lighting the Spark, has found that there’s never been a more important time to nurture the next generation of Indigenous entrepreneurs to not only celebrate and promote culture, but to strengthen employment, education and community outcomes.  

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Indigenous and Maori cast members of the Australian Hamilton talk race, identity and diversity

[Tahlea Aualiitia and Jordan Fennell, ABC]

Shaka Cook, an actor and Yinhawangka and Yinjibarndi man, has been cast in the dual role of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison for the Australian run of the musical.

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