Sport's an important part of Aboriginal culture for women but barriers remain

[Michelle O’Shea et al, SBS]

Regular exercise is important for Indigenous women’s health as it reduces a number of health risks – including obesity and chronic diseases.

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Indigenous groups tell Scott Morrison of deep sorrow at bushfire devastation

[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]

The coalition of more than 50 peak Aboriginal community organisations told Morrison of the “deep sorrow that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people right across the nation feel at the scarring of their country and loss of wildlife”.

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Indigenous Australian, Maori artists to headline Harvey Norman All-Stars

[supplied by NRL]

As part of the pre-match show on February 22, multi-award-winning New Zealand artist Stan Walker will be joined by former X-Factor winner and Indigenous Australian Isaiah Firebrace, which will also feature cultural dances and the respective teams’ War Cry and Haka.

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CSIRO Young Indigenous Women pursue STEM careers

[by Michelle Hinchcliffe]

The gates to Mt Stuart Power Station were opened to more than 20 high achieving young Indigenous women this week, as they take part in a scientific industry visit in Townsville to support their pursuit of a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Maths).

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