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Camp of Champions

A traditional Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony marked the beginning of the annual Cape ...
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Rikisha Phineasa

Change for her people

Tuesdays and Fridays are Rikisha Phineasa's days off from uni, but you'll likely still find ...
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The Quiet Activist

CAPE YORK GIRL ACADEMY - A LEADER AMONG LEADERS Karen Salam has lived a life ...
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Noel Pearson Boyer on stage during his first Boyer Lecture

Noel Pearson Boyer Lecture Five

WE THE AUSTRALIAN PEOPLE   I am human and proud to be so. I am ...
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Noel Pearson Boyer on stage during his first Boyer Lecture

Noel Pearson Boyer Lecture Four

  TRANSFORMATIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION   "Something changed forever in Chris Drage around the time he ...
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Young, Black and Deadly

Hollywood Glamour was the official theme of the night as four Cape York Girl Academy ...
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cyi and Puuya sign the MOU

Cape York Institute forms partnership with Puuya Foundation

More than three decades ago, elders from Lockhart River community spearheaded the creation of the ...
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Bama Services Shines

SUPPORTERS GATHER FOR CELEBRATORY BREAKFAST AND AWARDS CEREMONY Bama Services continues to go from strength ...
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Noel Pearson Boyer on stage during his first Boyer Lecture

Noel Pearson Boyer Lecture Three

A JOB GUARANTEE FOR THE BOTTOM MILLION   In this lecture I will put the ...
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Aurukun and Lockhart River Joint Services – Changing Lives

Remote Indigenous communities have always been plagued by the tyranny of distance, but one Cape ...
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Noel Pearson Boyer on stage during his first Boyer Lecture

Noel Pearson Boyer Lecture Two

A RIGHTFUL BUT NOT SEPARATE PLACE   It is 54 years since W.E.H. Stanner's 1968 ...
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Noel Pearson Boyer on stage during his first Boyer Lecture

Noel Pearson Boyer Lecture One

WHO WE WERE, WHO WE ARE, AND WHO WE CAN BE   We are on ...
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A Voice for Youth, A Voice for Change

At first glance, it's easy to mistake Meredith's initial quiet disposition as timidity, but this ...
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O-Hub Hunting Family

Planning for the Future

Tamara Hunting is a grandmother of two using multiple Opportunity Products to save for the ...
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Djarragun VET Hospitality Students

Many Tribes, One Blood

Just south of Cairns, outside the Djarragun College Hospitality Kitchen, the catchy bassline of 90s ...
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Keithean Bowen

A leader creating leaders

Cape York Leaders Program alumni, Keithean Bowen continues to search for the best version of ...
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An Agent for Change

Selina’s house in Hope Vale has been the home for many young, growing children over ...
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Aurukun Sunset

Family Responsibilities Commission receives multipartisan support

Few things attract unanimous support from across the political spectrum, especially in the fraught area ...
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Assan Sam

One Leader’s Leap From Palm to Placement

It's 9am and Assan Sam is reaching for his usual breakfast, a hot cup of ...
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Wayned Wolmby

Keeping his feet grounded

Aurukun's rising star takes his home soil wherever his footprints lead. It's Wednesday afternoon at ...
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