City Heritage More Inclusive of First Inhabitants

An updated version of The City of Newcastle Heritage Strategy has put more emphasis on  original inhabitants: the Awabakal and Worimi people. ...Nothing found

Bush Mechanics Legacy on Display

The skills, culture and adaptability of First Nations people will be showcased at Newcastle Museum when the improvisational genius of the famous Bush Mechanics is ...Nothing found

Landmark High Court ruling confirms Aboriginal Australians are not “aliens” under the Constitution.

Aboriginal Australians are not “aliens” under the Constitution and can no longer be deported from Australia, following a landmark decision handed down in the High ...Nothing found

The Stain of Colonialism

True extent of colonial frontier massacres revealed as new sites added to interactive map. Historically, we haven't been brave enough to ask the ...Nothing found

Guraki’s Two Decades of Détente

Guraki Committee drives reconciliation for 20 years. Guraki Committee with Chair Rob Russell and inaugural chair Laurel Williams at left. The ...Nothing found

Gosford Leagues Club Field Becomes ‘Play Space’

A $10 million “landmark” regional play space will occupy Gosford’s Leagues Club Field into a landmark regional play space. Hunter and Central Coast ...Nothing found

Trek Raises $150K

Ikara trekkers return from 100km walk to raise funds for Indigenous education and health research. Twenty-five UoN staff, alumni, and community members ...Nothing found

UoN Trek for Indigenous Health

University’s fundraising trek unites staff, alumni and community to support Indigenous health. Trekking 100 kilometres across the arid Australian outback in five days is ...Nothing found

Gomeroi Challenge Minister on Shenhua Mine

Gomeroi woman’s legal challenge to Environment Minister’s decision not to protect areas of “immeasurable” cultural value. The Environmental Defenders Office NSW is acting for ...Nothing found

Gilgi Community gets Fresh Drinking Water from Bore Water

Breakthrough water solution provides sustainable clean drinking water to remote indigenous communities in central Australia. The community of Gillen Bore in the ...Nothing found

Kombemerri Country on Canvas

‘Goompi Dreaming’, is a solo exhibition by Aboriginal artist Goompi Ugerabah on display from 10 August to 2 September 2019. ...Nothing found

Research to Actively Close the Gap

An intervention designed to help Close the Gap, by increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who receive an annual health check ...Nothing found

Hale’s Awabakal Notebook Returns

150 year-old Hale notebook returns to Australia for landmark exhibition. American linguist Horatio Hale documented the Awabakal language in Newcastle more than ...Nothing found

New support for pregnant Indigenous women to quit smoking

Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million ...Nothing found

Draft Aboriginal Community Plan on public exhibition

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Lake Macquarie will gain better access to services and facilities across the City under a draft ...Nothing found

Oxfam: Budget Fails First Peoples

Budget a hollow commitment to Australia's First Peoples. This Budget fails to address the great needs of Australia’s First Peoples in the critical areas ...Nothing found

NAIDOC Week Grants Open

Apply now to fund a NAIDOC Week event in 2019 Lake Macquarie City Council is offering local community groups, not-for-profit organisations, agencies ...Nothing found

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