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Aboriginal advocates furious Government rejected proposed AMC inquiry

Julie Tongs OAM is angry that a proposed investigation into systemic racism at an ACT prison will not take place.

Government rejects Liberals’ call for racism investigation at AMC

A proposed investigation into racism at the ACT’s prison, the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC), will not take place.

‘Self-determination in action’: ACT government backs Indigenous solutions

Indigenous Canberrans will administer more than $7 million in partnership with the ACT Government, on priorities they themselves have identified.

New Aboriginal family service Yerrabi Yurwang receives government funding

A new North Canberra Aboriginal family service has received $25,000 from the ACT Government to help with start-up costs.

Indigenous business precinct opens in Fyshwick

Born from the collaborative vision of Worimi man Kieran Hynes and his fellow Indigenous classmates at a Melbourne Business School masterclass two-years-ago, Canberra’s Indigenous Business Precinct in Fyshwick is now open.

NAIDOC Week: Celebrating Indigenous culture

Although official NAIDOC Week celebrations have been postponed due to COVID-19, several events will still be held in July to bring the community together.

Celebrating Canberra’s culturally diverse community leaders

Accomplished Canberra community leaders Cindy Mitchell, Dion Devow and Francis Owusu were all moved by the recent Black Lives Matter protests.

Truth telling: Indigenous Australians discuss path to peace

A panel of Indigenous professors, politicians, authors and activists have spoken of the shared trauma of colonisation, child removal, custodial deaths, and cultural genocide while identifying truth telling as a pathway to peace in an online forum on Monday (22 June).

‘In this together’: mark Reconciliation Day at home

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Canberrans are able to mark Reconciliation Day at home this year via online engagement and family-friendly activities.