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Pursuing Indigenous Empowerment


From patient to professional

How regular trips to the hospital for sports injuries led to Chuva May planning her ...
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Four people standing in front of construction site

New home-away-from-home to boost school completion

The state's first co-designed purpose-built boarding house for Indigenous students is under construction at Djarragun ...
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A heart for charity

Caring for the less fortunate fills Caitlyn Collins-Jones' heart. Caitlyn spent most of her childhood ...
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Cairns NAIDOC March 2024

The 2024 NAIDOC March through the streets of Cairns was a powerful celebration of First ...
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Naomi Friday standing in front of CYE office in Coen

Transforming lives and creating opportunities with CYE

From Wujal Wujal to Coen, Naomi Friday made the big decision to take up opportunity ...
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The road to creating possibilities

Gerald Pootchemunka's respect for his Elders in Aurukun is so rich, he finds himself going ...
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Doctor turns librarian to improve health at Ngak Min

Patients at Ngak Min Health now have access to a library of new books while ...
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Cutting with confidence

The Djarragun College Salon has been busy this year, with both teachers and students getting ...
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Simone in front of CYE Lockhart

Empowerment First

Simone Accoom is Cape York Employment's (CYE) Administration Assistant in Lockhart River. One day, she ...
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Working together for the future of Cape York

Over 40 representatives from across Cape York gathered in Cairns recently for a Joint Decision ...
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A poem from the heart

How Ngak Min Health helped a Cairns teen find self-love and acceptance A Cairns teenager's ...
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Earning and learning

How School to Jobs is helped Jeremy make a smooth transition into the workforce. From ...
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Judith standing in the Aurukun Op Shop.

Threads of hope

How Aurukun's Op Shop is helping a mother support her family Since opening in 2022, ...
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Peah Satrick in front of reception

A place for everything and everyone

Peah Satrick is an organiser. The kind of person who believes there is a place ...
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Braiden standing outside

Always Pop’s Apprentice

Growing up, Braiden Courtney spent countless hours getting his hands dirty in his Pop's garage ...
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Angus outside with the crew

For the love of Country

How Angus Kerindun's love for his community to gathering a strong following. Angus Kerindun loves ...
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Eloise and Mother CYE

Empowering Through Example

How Eloise's Yunkaporta took inspiration from her mum as she makes a difference in her ...
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partipants of the workshop pose for photo

Skills to Lead the Next Generation

Cape York Institute Leadership Academy's Skills to Lead Program held its second in a series ...
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Impact and Empowerment Report 2023

At Cape York Partnership, we are dedicated to pioneering innovative policies and programs that end ...
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Djarragun Leaders standing together

Bright Leaders with Big Responsibilities

College leaders make a bold commitment at the Leadership Ceremony. The Djarragun College auditorium was ...
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