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Scholarship for Aboriginal university students

25 Jul 2017 Aboriginal Affairs

Two women studying at university in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) related fields have been named joint recipients of this year’s Terry Roberts Memorial Scholarship.

Kaurna Elder and esteemed Aboriginal educator share 2017 Premier’s NAIDOC Award

05 Jul 2017 Aboriginal Affairs

Frank Wanganeen was named the Premier’s NAIDOC Award winner for 2017 at a ceremony held at Ayers House last night, while the late Dr Alice Rigney was honoured with a posthumous award.

NAIDOC Week celebrations begin

30 Jun 2017 Aboriginal Affairs

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages are the focus of this year’s NAIDOC Week, starting Sunday 2 July, until 9 July.

Two more Aboriginal Regional Authorities to be recognised

31 May 2017 Aboriginal Affairs

Two Aboriginal Regional Authorities will be recognised by the South Australian Government, bringing the total number of Regional Authorities in the State to five.

Case workers to support domestic violence prevention and justice in APY Lands

25 May 2017 Aboriginal affairs

The State Government has committed $1 million to fund the prevention of domestic violence and provide support for families to navigate the justice system in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.

Treaty consultations open

04 Apr 2017 Aboriginal affairs

South Australia’s Treaty Commissioner will commence consultations with Aboriginal people today to begin a conversation about what a Treaty in this state may look like.

Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme applications close

31 Mar 2017 Aboriginal affairs

In excess of 390 members of South Australia’s Stolen Generations have applied for reparations under South Australia’s Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme.

Recognition Agreement signed with Adnyamathanha

21 Mar 2017 Aboriginal affairs

A historic agreement between the Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association (ATLA) and the South Australian Government was signed today at Wilpena Pound in the state’s mid-north.

First Aboriginal Regional Authority Recognition Agreement signed

18 Mar 2017 Aboriginal affairs

An historic agreement between the Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority and the South Australian Government was signed today in Murray Bridge.

Senior Aboriginal leader appointed to guide Treaty negotiations

28 Feb 2017 Aboriginal affairs

A new Treaty Commissioner will lead the consultation process about a model for Treaty between the State Government and Aboriginal South Australians.