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Peter Mackay and Joel Herrington from Bama Services

Bama Smoko with Joey and Petey

Joel 'Joey' Herrington and Peter Mackay are half of the Smithfield Maintenance Team that handles ...
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Pama Language Centre Team with puppet

Pama Language Centre Wins 2024 John Oxley Library Award

Pama Language Centre was recently awarded the 2024 John Oxley Library Community History Award. This ...
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The Art of Connection at Djarragun College

Cherie and her Mum gathered at a trestle table under one of the many canopies ...
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Kaissia Dick and mum Deidre Gordon

A matter of the heart

How Ngak Min Health is tackling Rheumatic Heart Disease with plenty heart of its own ...
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From Home to Healthcare: How Charanti’s Roots Shaped Her Purpose

In the heart of Yarrabah, Charanti Andrews discovered a burning passion. It wasn’t sparked through ...
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Noel Pearson at National Press Club

For The Love Of Country

Noel Pearson's National Press Club Address - 27 September 2023 Greetings to the Ngunnawal First ...
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Two people presenting

Making a connection

Ngak Min Health showcases its unique approach to Indigenous youth mental health In September, Ngak ...
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Family stand in front of hosue

When Opportunity Knocks

How a unique savings account helped a Mossman couple secure their dream home. In a ...
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Kieron Saunders

Digitising Dreamtime

A young scholarship student's quest to bring Dreamtime stories to the gaming world. In the ...
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On the fast track to business success

Bold and vivacious, Alyza Yeatman embodies the concept of walking in two worlds. Although her ...
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Noel Pearson holding card

Noel Pearson explains the proposed constitutional amendment

In the lead-up to the referendum on constitutional recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...
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The Wait is Over – Essential Services Visit Aurukun and Lockhart River

Cape York Employment held the first Joint Services events of 2023 in Aurukun in May, ...
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Noel Pearson addressing Queensland Media Club 2023

Cape York voices on the Voice – Queensland Media Club

The 'Cape York voices on the Voice' Queensland Media Club event saw Cape York Indigenous ...
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Noel Pearson delivering Federation University Annual Reconciliation Lecture 2023

Federation University Annual Reconciliation Lecture 2023

Federation University Australia and the National Centre for Reconciliation, Truth, and Justice hosted their Inaugural ...
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Graeme Neate AM

Tribute to the late Mr Graeme John Neate AM

On behalf of the people of Cape York, we pay tribute to a remarkable individual ...
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Cairns NAIDOC March 2023

"For our Elders! For our Elders" The streets of Cairns CDB filled with the sound ...
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The road to a referendum

By Cape York Partnership CEO, Fiona JoseOriginally published in City Life Magazine, Winter Edition 2023 ...
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Verona Platt standing in front of a wall

Verona’s Pursuit of Justice

*clicks refresh* It's mid-afternoon and Verona Platt has been checking her emails since 6am, awaiting ...
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Aurukun’s Groundsman Creating a Better Future for his Children

It's 11am on a blistering hot day in Aurukun, and as the relentless sun shines ...
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Ngak Min Health Connection Event

Working Together to Make a Difference at Ngak Min Health

Friday 21 April saw Ngak Min Health host their first Connection Event, bringing together a ...
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