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Pursuing Indigenous Empowerment


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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Jack Strevens

Finding his groove – Jack Strevens

Making the long trip from the ommunity of Seisia - in the Northern Peninsula Area ...
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Girl Academy Student

The Pursuit of Indigenous Excellence

Naydia Dooley's excitement to be returning to Pormpuraaw for the school holidays is almost palpable. ...
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Cairns 2022 NAIDOC March

The chant "GET UP! STAND UP! SHOW UP!" could be heard floating through the streets ...
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Aurukun Treasure Trove

You'll find all sorts of treasures in the Aurukun pop-up Op Shop, but you'll have ...
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Jasmine’s Journey | Cape York Leaders Program

Jasmine King was born in Perth, 3,440 kilometers southwest of her extended family in Cairns ...
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A wildflower of Aurukun

Keri Tamwoy has been described as a gentle warrior with a fierce heart. But that ...
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Peak religious organisations in support of Uluru Statement

An unprecedented coalition of diverse peak religious organisations has gathered to call for bipartisan action ...
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Putting Theory into Practice | An Aurora Intern’s Experience

Cape York Partnership (CYP) collaborates with the Aurora Education Foundation to provide motivated university students ...
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E21 How a health clinic on a school campus is improving Indigenous health

An Introduction to Ngak Min Health with Charmaine Nicholls, Melanie Dunstan and Matthew Carson Indigenous ...
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Cape York Leaders Program Tertiary Amily Phineasa

A Young Leader’s Journey to Becoming a GP

The library of a university campus isn't the most ideal place to sing happy birthday, ...
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Alison Liddy

Breaking the Cycle | Alison Liddy

After the school bell rang on the last day of term at Coen Primary School, ...
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Noel Pearson

12th Renate Kamener Oration with Noel Pearson

On Sunday 27 March 2022, Noel Pearson delivered the 12th Renate Kamener Oration - an ...
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Fiona Jose

Fiona Jose appointed to Cairns and Hinterland Health Board

Cape York Partnership CEO Fiona Jose has been appointed a place on the Cairns and ...
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International Women’s Day Luncheon

This year Cape York Partnership held their first International Women's Day Luncheon. The 100+ guests ...
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Djarragun Captains Gwenda Jones and Linda Solomon at Djarragun Principal for the Day

Djarragun Captains Walk in the Shoes of College Principal

When the school bell rang this morning, Djarragun College Captains Linda Solomon and Gwenda Jones ...
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E20 Cape York Hydrogen | The Project Bringing Green Hydrogen to Cape York’s Indigenous Communities for a Greener Future

With no connection to the national grid, many remote communities of Cape York currently rely ...
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