Aboriginal Issues

Drug action team hosts NAIDOC celebration


· Wednesday, August 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre and Surry Hills Community Drug Action Team hosted a NAIDOC afternoon celebration.

Tin Humpy – a space to ‘mix and mingle’


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Redfern has a new Indigenous-run café. We visited to find out more about the business and the woman behind it.

Revoicing the stories of Aboriginal women who’ve died in custody


· Thursday, July 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 


A possum-skin cloak covers a bed in a prison cell: the sole comfort in a room stripped of tenderness and care.

Apology to First Nations Peoples


· Thursday, July 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC) held its Reconciliation Week event on May 30, with an official apology to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Bennelong’s resting place at Kissing Point


· Tuesday, July 3, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


At the beginning of June, an eager group of 30 historians travelled by River Cat to Kissing Point.

Dedicated to health and education for Aboriginal women


· Saturday, May 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


“I’ve retired from full-time work, but I haven’t stopped.”

Centenary march for Coloured Diggers


· Friday, May 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


In the year that marks the centenary of the end of WWI the Prime Minister was represented for the first time at the Coloured Diggers March.

Restored mural honours a profound history


· Friday, May 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Redfern’s restored mural is our honouring of all the footprints of 60,000 years, our monument.

Restoration of 40,000 Years mural underway


· Friday, April 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


The 40,000 Years mural at Redfern station is finally being restored after a long campaign by many.

Weaving the future


· Tuesday, March 27, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


The month-long Weave Festival (March 1-31), offers an extensive and in-depth experience of Aboriginal and Pacific cultures.