At the 2012 Deadlys® the All Star Sista Girlz cheersquad performed a special rev up cheer for the Deadlys team.
Before any of the awesome celebs, dancers, and crew turn up for dress rehearsals, Mayrah Sonter gives us a sneak peak at the key locations backstage at the Sydney Opera House.
Some of the country’s best Indigenous musicians will be performing at this year’s Deadly Awards at the Sydney Opera House on September 25. Jess Mauboy, John Bennett, Yabu Band, Deborah Cheetham, Dewayne Everettsmith, Thelma Plum and the Yung Warriors will all be performing on the night. This year’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, […]
Mobfest is a two-day festival where music based education takes centre stage and students from Indigenous remote communities get the opportunity to share their achievements with other schools, their families and their peers. Mobfest is run by Music Outback. It is a travelling festival that is held each year at a central participating school in […]
RU Ok? Day is a national day of action taking place on September 13, dedicated to inspiring all people of all backgrounds to regularly ask each other ‘Are you ok?’ By raising awareness of about the importance of connecting and providing resources throughout the year, the RU OK? Foundation aims to prevent isolation by empowering people to support […]
My name is Mayrah Sonter, proud Wiradjuri woman and head of events for Vibe Australia. I have the privilege of travelling throughout the country with the National Vibe 3on3® Basketball and Hip Hop Challenge (the Vibe 3on3®) and the Vibe Alive festivals. Last year I visited 12 communities, met thousands of kids, and worked alongside […]
National Youth Week is Australia’s largest celebration of young people. It runs from Friday, 13 April right through to Sunday, 22 April and this year’s theme is “Imagine. Create. Inspire.” Events are run for young people by young people, and each year ten people aged 12-25 are selected as Young Members to help make decisions […]
The popular Message Sticks Festival is on again at the Sydney Opera House from 27 March until 1 April. This year the festival is broadening to include music, talks, dance, storytelling and exhibitions as well as its customary film screenings. Popular media personality and creative producer, Rhoda Roberts, is the Artistic Director of Message Sticks […]
A young lady who enjoys organising social events and who loves rugby league has been able to blend these two passions into a career by landing a traineeship with the NRL. Tanika Perry, from the mid-north coast of NSW, is now a trainee in events management with the NRL. She is working with the NRL […]
530km west of Alice Springs, right alongside the Northern Territory and Western Australian border, is the remote Aboriginal community of Kintore, or Walungurru, as it’s known by local people in Pintupi language. Before the settlement’s establishment in 1981, many of Kintore’s residents were living in the community of Papunya, having been forcibly moved from their […]
Sixteen-year-old Lavinia Ketchell, could hardly believe her ears when her name was read out as the winner of Kimberley Girl 2011. “I’m so excited and happy… I think anything is possible now,” said a beaming Lavinia after hearing the news. Lavinia, who is from the remote community of One Arm Point, 200km north of Broome, […]
The 2012 Deadlys® will be hosted by two well-known stars of stage and screen, Luke Carroll and Casey Donovan. Both are experienced Deadlys hosts with Casey most recently hosting the show in 2011 and Luke in 2010. And both are past winners of Deadly awards in the acting and singing categories. Luke is a 2009 […]
Jess Mauboy will perform a song from the hit film The Sapphires for the 2012 Deadly Awards at the Opera House on 25 September, along with other well known names and some up and coming stars too. It’s all part of a well planned line up for this year’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]
It’s got vibe, fun and plenty of action – the National Indigenous 3on3 Basketball and Hip Hop Challenge – the Vibe 3on3® is returning to Goulburn and surrounding regions for a second time on 17 November. The Vibe 3on3® has toured all over Australia in 2011 visiting Alice Springs, Broome, Thursday Island, Coffs Harbour and […]
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