Sacred Aboriginal sites and artefacts protected during bushfire emergency

[Michael Weaver, The Riot Act]

Staff from ACT Parks and Conservation have worked closely with members of the Ngunnawal community during the bushfire state of emergency to retrieve an ancient women’s cultural object from a remote area of the Namadgi National Park.

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Roadmap to support smoking cessation during pregnancy

[Morgan Liotta, RACGP]

Adopting culturally appropriate care helps to create smoking cessation support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women during pregnancy.

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Karijini talent announcement

[by Allen Newton]

Thelma Plum who became the highest ever ranking Indigenous artist in the recently announced Hottest 100, will headline The Karijini Experience’s final night Yurlu Lounge performance on April 18.

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Saltwater Band's Manuel Dhurrkay honours Elcho Island legacies

[by Nick Price]

Twenty years on from the release of the legendary Saltwater Band’s first album, its enigmatic frontman Manuel Dhurrkay is releasing his debut, solo single Nawumul (Canoe); a funeral song paying respects to the departed and honouring their legacies left behind sung in traditional Yolngu language.

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