Mater Dei College event celebrates Aboriginal culture

[Lucy Davis, Joondalup Times]

The Edgewater school held the Whadjuk Gift Day on Wednesday, April 3, starting with a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony.

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Former Wallaby Lloyd McDermott dies

[Nic White, Daily Mail]

A pacy winger, McDermott won two caps against New Zealand in 1962 but refused to tour apartheid South Africa the following year as an 'honorary white'.

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Shadeene Evans wins NT Young Achiever Sport Award

[by Marija Bijelic]

Shay is an example of what Australia can achieve when we invest in Indigenous communities, our youth’s education, wellbeing and pathway programs to create long lasting impact and better outcomes.

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Andrea Mason named Commissioner for the Disability Royal Commission

[supplied by Nigel Scullion's office]

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has welcomed the appointment of Ms Andrea Mason OAM as a Commissioner for the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with a disability, announced by the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP.

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