Jail time for Darwin builder who swindled Indigenous program

[Christopher Walsh, ABC]

A small-time Darwin builder who defrauded an Indigenous employment program of more than $200,000 in taxpayer payments from the Northern Territory Government has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Aboriginal honour role: Deputy Secretary Terry Garwood recognised

[David Donaldson, The Mandarin]

Terry Garwood, deputy secretary at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, is among the nine names officially added to the Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll on Tuesday.

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International Year of Indigenous Languages commemorated with new coins

[by Heather McGirr]

The coin design incorporates 14 translations for ‘coin’ from some of the many Indigenous languages in Australia; the design was developed in consultation with 14 Indigenous language groups from around Australia, including the traditional people of Adelaide, the Kaurna people.

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Eunice hitting high notes

[supplied by PM&C]

While her relatives found international fame as musicians, Eunice is a highly respected gospel singer, sharing her voice and her story with people throughout Arnhem Land.

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