Indigenous Australians

Garrigarrang: Sea Country Exhibition

Open from Friday 21 November

The Australian Museum has a new permanent Indigenous exhibition, Garrigarrang: Sea Country, illustrating the deep connection between Indigenous Australians and the sea, and exploring the diverse spiritual beliefs, values and complex knowledge systems that continue across Australia

Where: The Australian Museum, Indigenous Australian Gallery, 6 College St Sydney, NSW.
When: Thursday 21 – Monday 1 December, 2017.
Cost: Free after admission.
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Corroboree Sydney 2014

Corroboree Sydney 2014

20–30 November, 2014.

Sydney’s second Corroboree festival features tours of major cultural institutions, an indigenous arts market and a film program. The largely free event will conclude with a free outdoor performance by Bangarra Dance Theatre on the Sydney Opera House forecourt, to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The Australian Museum’s new exhibition Corrobborree Sydney is featuring a range of workshops and classes in conjunction with the festival, including Aboriginal Storytelling, an Education Program and a Behind the Scenes Tour.

Where: Across Sydney, NSW.
When: Thursday 20 – Sunday 30 November, 2014.
Costs: Various.
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Water pools at the Carnarvon Ranges

Caring for Country

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Indigenous rangers combine tradition and science to help protect the Outback.

Indi Kindi Manager, The Nangala Project

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

The not-for-profit Nangala Project Ltd is seeking an early learning specialist with exceptional project management and team leadership skills, together with an interest in Aboriginal education, to fill a new permanent, full-time position managing their Indi Kindi program. Indi Kindi is an innovative remote region Aboriginal early literacy project, achieving near 100 per cent participation of babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers in pilot NT bush communities since establishing in 2012. The primary responsibilities of this Sydney-based role are program development, administration, mentoring and management of our local NT-based Aboriginal staff and co-ordination of resource development.

Location: Sydney, NSW. In-community work is required for about two weeks per quarter, involving travel to remote NT communities, with all travel and secure, good standard accommodation provided.
Applications close: No deadline – just apply as soon as possible.
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These colourful baskets are woven from pandanus fibres.

The Arnhem weavers

Tuesday, 1 October 2013

With the aim of protecting their culture and providing an income for their children, a community of indigenous women in Arnhem land are sharing their basket-weaving skills.

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Our Generation

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Indigenous Australians were once 'rich', but now they are fighting for survival because of another culture, and their basic human rights are being violated.

Warru (Black-flanked Rock Wallaby) Recovery Officer - APYLM

Monday, 27 June 2011

Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Management (APYLM) helps to manage - along with traditional owners - the more than 103,000 square kilometres of arid land in the far northwest of South Australia. The Warru Recovery Officer will be responsible for the development and day-to-day coordination and supervision of a small team of Indigenous Rangers in accordance with approved plans within the Working on Country Project: Caring for Warru on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands. The position supports the use of Indigenous ecological knowledge and contemporary land management practices to manage two colonies of black-flanked rock wallabies.

Location: Umuwa, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, SA.
Salary: $60,000(approx.)base salary, plus district allowance, annual airfare, superannuation, annual leave loading and opportunity for salary packaging.
Applications close: Monday 4 July, 2011.
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Research Project Manager

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

The Interconnections between Education, Employment, Health and Wellbeing in Remote Aboriginal Australia research project is a major initiative of the Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation. A rare opportunity is available to establish and manage this ambitious and exciting project that examines the social determinants of health and wellbeing in remote Australia.

Location: Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs, Northern Territory (with flexibility).
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Murraguldrie Station Droving Adventure

June to September 2012

Murraguldrie Station is coordinating a droving adventure that focuses on highlighting rural Australia's stock route history and conservation of the bush corridors that our stock routes have protected. This is a journey across southern NSW that aims to connect community to the land, with indigenous custodians of the land and to promote sustainable food production. All ages and levels of riding experience are encouraged to express their interest to Arthur Webb at murraguldriestation@gmail.com.

Where: Southern NSW.
When: June to September, 2012.

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