After an incredible sporting career, Olympic gold medallist Cathy Freeman says she’s found a new passion.
Tributes flowed for Gumatj man, Yolngu man, Yothu Yindi lead singer and former Australian of the Year Dr Yunupingu.
2012 Deadly Awards finalist Dale Wright is setting off on the second Tour da Country annual bike ride at the end of October.
Our condolences go out to the family of legendary Aboriginal musician and cultural ambassador, Mandawuy Yunupingu, who passed away overnight.
Our deadly young achiever this month is Teliha Clarke. This talented Dubbo student has just published her first children’s book.The book, The Devil Up in the Tree was part of an Aboriginal studies assessment. For inspiration the 17yr old drew on her culture and the stories she was told by her grandmother growing up.
Jailbreak: If only 80s rapper Ice T knew the role he played in changing the life direction of a young Kabi Kabi man, Ken Zulumovski, who was already before the juvenile courts. Today, Ken leads an Aboriginal men’s healing group, known as ‘Gamarada’ in Sydney’s inner-city community of Redfern. Ken: My name‘s Ken Zulumovski. I‘m […]
Conrad Green is a young up-and-coming footballer. Recently, he was selected for the Under-15 Queensland State School Boys Rugby League team. The 13-year-old’s major passion is Rugby League and he’s been playing since he was in the Under-10s. He plays half-back for Mackay Souths’ Under-14s. Conrad reckons the best part of his game is his […]
Oxfam is again on the look-out for straight-talking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to take part in a program to help them bring about change in their communities and build relationships with female federal politicians. Oxfam Australia’s fourth Straight Talk national summit, from 16 – 20 June, will see 60 women of all ages, […]
Life is a joy for Duncan Hegarty and his wife as they send their children to school every day.
Originally from Cherbourg in Queensland, Andrea Collins is a respected community leader in the Nhulunbuy region of the Northern Territory. She was also a talented sportswoman, representing Queensland in basketball and managed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman’s basketball tour of Canada and the US in 1988. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter Dollop of cooking […]
Times have changed since the new CEO of GenerationOne, Warren Mundine, was a kid in the 1960s, and he welcomes the positive shift for Indigenous people in Australia. “My father used to carry a dog tag as an Aboriginal person in Australia then, and people were made to feel shame for being who they were. […]
Dr Jaqui Hughes, an Indigenous kidney specialist, is the winner of the prestigious northern territory Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year Award. Jaqui’s father’s people are Wagedagam from Mabuiag Island in the Western islands of the Torres Strait, while her Mum’s side of the family hail from around Darwin. Jaqui grew up in Darwin, […]
Deadly Vibe: How did you get into doing charity events? Mikele: I began doing these events when my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, she has been my main inspiration for every single fundraiser I’ve held. Although it was devastating when Nan passed away this August, it only motivated and inspired me more to reach […]
On the morning of ‘The Apology 5 Years On’ concert held at Federation Lawn in Canberra, February 13, 2013, The Healing Foundation Champion, Jeremy Donovan, talks about his personal healing journey and the significance of Kevin Rudd’s apology for his own family. [tubepress video=”qBkTnfZpHng”]
Florence and Jasmine Onus from The Healing Foundation talk about the ongoing significance of Kevin Rudd’s apology to the Stolen Generations, as well as the work of The Healing Foundation in supporting Stolen Generations members and their families in their healing journeys. [tubepress video=”e8A1ahnn-qc”]
Kevin Rudd speaks to the crowd at the 5 year anniversary celebrations of the Apology to the Stolen Generations in Canberra. [tubepress video=”GFVSzF6U220″]
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