CDU researchers awarded grant to investigate Aboriginal languages

[by Patrick Nelson]

A team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers at Charles Darwin University have been awarded a grant to study Aboriginal language programs in the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

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Taipans Indigenous Program visits Cape York and Torres Strait

[by Gavin Broomhead]

The popular Sea Swift Taipans Indigenous Program has completed another successful visit to remote Far North Queensland communities, recently delivering sessions to hundreds of local students on Thursday Island and Bamaga.

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Indigenous imprisonment, suicide and self harm rates have risen, report finds

[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]

Rates of Indigenous imprisonment, suicide and self-harm have risen over the past four years, and the number of Aboriginal children being taken into out-of-home care has tripled, according to the Productivity Commission’s four-year report on overcoming Indigenous disadvantage (OID).

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Palm Island Doomadgee memorial moved from police station

[Sofie Wainwright, ABC]

The sister of an Aboriginal man whose death in custody sparked the 2004 Palm Island riot says the relocation of a memorial rock from the island's police station has encouraged healing.

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