Member awarded for Indigenous excellenceJune 05, 2021
“The power of education is immeasurable; it is what we do with this power that changes lives. This is why I do what I do,” said Federation member Kayla White, who has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education with the 2020 Arthur Hamilton Award.
Looking back, we still have a long way to goMay 29, 2021
While some progress has been made on relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal peoples, injustices continue.
Land traditions cool for schoolMarch 28, 2021
The devastating bushfires that swept through NSW at the end of 2019 and into 2020 have taught us the importance of respecting the land and of learning from the traditional owners about being responsible for, and caring for, country.
‘Union mob’ speaks up for First Nations voiceMarch 24, 2021
As the deadline looms for submissions to the Government's proposed framework for a First Nations voice, Federation joined Indigenous unionists from around the country in Canberra for one of the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander delegations to Parliament House.
Wiyi Yani U Thangani—(Women’s Voices)—Securing Our Rights, Securing Our Future Report 2020January 28, 2021
A landmark report on Australia’s First Nations women and girls has been released by June Oscar AO, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner.
From the Heart Week of ActionJanuary 27, 2021
We are at a critical time in our history and YOU can make a difference. Join us in a Week of Action for the next step in the journey of recognition for Australian First Nations peoples in a voice on constitutional change.
Picture book wins coveted national awardDecember 05, 2020
Federation member Jasmine Seymour can now add award-winning illustrator to her list of achievements, after being crowned Best New Illustrator by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.
NAIDOC Week 2020November 09, 2020
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is “Always Was, Always Will Be” and will be marked from 8 to 15 November after being postponed from its customary July slot in the interests of safety during COVID 19.
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