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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kombemerri Country on Canvas


‘Goompi Dreaming’, is a solo exhibition by Aboriginal artist Goompi Ugerabah on display from 10 August to 2 September 2019. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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