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Aboriginal Values and Fire Management Workshop

In October 2016, Victor Steffensen – an expert in traditional fire management – visited a number of key sites across Tasmania to discuss how fire could be used to heal country. At the same time, a video was put together to showcase the need for collaboration in building a united

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Aboriginal, Community groups, Media releases

Culturally Inspired grant projects announced

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In acknowledgement of NAIDOC Week celebrations, NRM South, Southern Tasmania’s natural resource management organisation, is excited to announce the recipients of our Culturally Inspired grants round. These grants were recently rolled out thanks to the efforts of NRM South’s Aboriginal NRM Support Coordinator, for Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake

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News

The Reconciliation Journey

The 27th of May marks the start of National Reconciliation Week, incorporating two significant dates in advancing the rights of our nation’s Aboriginal peoples. The 27th of May is the anniversary of the landslide 1967 national referendum that gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres

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Aboriginal, Grants, News, Projects, Stories

Culturally Inspired in NRM

Culturally Inspired grants open in southern Tasmania Aboriginal people and organisations in southern Tasmania are invited to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) to Culturally Inspired grants totalling $30,000 to help care for the region’s natural environment. Culturally Inspired grants of up to $5,000 are available for Aboriginal people and

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Aboriginal, Stories

pakana services – Closing the Gap by opening up opportunities

The release of the 2016 Closing the Gap report into the circumstances of Indigenous Australians has presented a mixed outcome in how successfully key targets are being met. These targets focus on health, education and employment; recognised as essential drivers in addressing the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. While

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Aboriginal, Community groups, Environment, Media releases, Stories

pakana services celebrates 1st birthday

Innovative Tasmanian Aboriginal enterprise pakana services, today celebrated its first year as an independent social enterprise that supports the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. Federal Employment Minister Senator Eric Abetz joined the pakana team at the Tolosa Native Plant Nursery, Tolosa Park, to cut the cake and talk about the achievements of

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