All posts tagged Indigenous

Walking in William Cooper’s footsteps

This protest was for another mob. He [William Cooper] saw injustices happening to others and had the guts and ability to do something about it.

Indigenous heirs of Beersheba Charge honoured

Eleven Indigenous participants of the Rona Tranby Trust's Australian Light Horse Project, who participated in last October's re-enactment of the Battle of Beersheba centenary commemoration, were honoured at a reception at Sydney's Government House late last month.

Reflections on reconciliation

Reconciliation advocate Mark Leibler is “reasonably optimistic” about the prospects of a meaningful place for Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia’s Constitution.

Indigenous contribution to Charge

TWO major projects will result in groups of Indigenous Australians travelling to Israel in October to participate in the re-enactment of the Australian Light Horse Charge that resulted in the capture of Beersheva from the Turks 100 years ago.

Shalom graduate aims for the sky

Renee Wootton is the 31st Shalom Gamarada Indigenous Scholarship Program (SGISP) recipient to graduate since 2005, but the first in the field of aviation.

Melbourne’s latest crop of leaders

TWELVE months of hard work has paid off for the 2016 graduates of the Diller Teen Fellows program.

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JSA tackles reading problems

Persistence by Jews for Social Action (JSA) volunteers is turning a humble 2005 pilot program that helped one Aboriginal child in Warringah with reading difficulties into a model of success across Sydney’s north.