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.
Improved public school provision for Aboriginal students needed to break cycle of disadvantageOctober 28, 2020
Doubling the number of permanent teachers and halving face-to-face teaching time in difficult to staff schools and communities will help close achievement student gaps and improve the prospects of attracting teachers to work, the Gallop Inquiry has been told.
Steadfast support for closing the gapSeptember 01, 2020
In Australia, one person is born every one minute and 44 seconds — and based on current trends, two-thirds of those will attend public schools.
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