Mining giant given millions in grant by Coalition from fund for Indigenous disadvantage

[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]

Mining giant Fortescue Metals, retail giant Wesfarmers, two NRL clubs, and Catholic and Anglican welfare organisations were awarded millions of dollars from a fund for alleviating Indigenous disadvantage.

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Legendary Aboriginal police tracker Barry Port dies in Coen

[Kristy Sexton-McGrath, ABC]

Mr Port, who would comb the Cape's harsh terrain for criminal, traffic and missing persons cases, hung up his hat several years ago to enjoy fishing on the Coen River.

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Indigenous students beam with pride over new qualification

[by Jessica Cullen]

The Woorabinda community was abuzz with positive affirmations after 18 Indigenous students received their Certificate I in Conservation and Land Management at the town’s first-ever CQUniversity graduation ceremony.

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Sacred Giya/Gia Aboriginal artefacts returned to Giya/Gia traditional owners

[supplied by Butterfly Realty Group]

"We look forward to one day securing a keeping place which may involve public access but for now, the artefacts I have in my possession as an Elder and Giya/Gia Traditional Owner are in a safe, secure and private location until further notice”.

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