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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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Agriculture, Community groups, Environment, Hobart/Kingborough, Huon/Channel, NRM Facilitators, Partners, Stories

Science and community providing homes for the Forty-spotted Pardalote

Great news! After three years of targeted monitoring activities we’ve found White gum seedlings on North Bruny Island that have survived the summer. This exciting observation was among the data collected from a series of regeneration trials, set up in late 2011 at Murrayfield Station, a lamb and fine wool

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Aboriginal, Projects

pakana Services

In the last year we built on several years of extensive work with many committed partners developing a sustainable business model, hosting pakana services. This first year of trading has seen the business increase in independence with the development of its own Board and training. It is a not-for-profit social

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