News Tagged With: "Indigenous Australians"

Today, May 26, is National Sorry Day. Sorry Day is an annual event held to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of Australia’s Indigenous communities. It was first held in 1998 following the release of the Bringing Them Home Report, which focused on the forced removal of children from their families over a period spanning most of...
This week is NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC is now a week dedicated to the celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ history, culture and achievements, but it started from a very different place – here’s a brief rundown on the history of NAIDOC week!In the 1920s many Aboriginal people boycotted the celebration of Australia Day on January...
Sunday marked the start of NAIDOC week 2015 and the 30 year anniversary of Uluru's return to its traditional owners. Sustineo’s work with the Indigenous Land Corporation and Budget-Based Funding Child Care Services celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements. We look forward to continuing our positive and...
Sustineo acknowledges the International Day of World Indigenous People on Saturday 9 August 2014 and notes that the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples articulates some clear principles and articles on the recognition, promotion and protection of the rights and freedoms of indigenous peoples. Sustineo congratulates the...
Yesterday's national Close the Gap Day was an opportunity to reflect on 10 years of work towards improving measures of wellbeing for Indigenous Australians. In the past few years, Sustineo has been fortunate to be involved in a number of successful and rewarding projects focused on key CTG policy areas of training, employment, and education. While...
In this, the 8th Ideas in Brief, Rosalie Willows highlights the importance of strengths-based policy responses to Closing the Gap in social outcomes between Indigenous and other Australians. Ideas in Brief is a series of short publications that explore social, economic and environmental development issues within Australia and the broader Asia...
On Thursday 16 July Sustineo researcher Emily Davidson attended the Australasian Evaluation Society workshop ‘Achieving cultural competency when evaluating Indigenous programs’. The workshop explored a variety of evaluation approaches and methodologies that can be used to ensure cultural competence and appropriateness throughout the development...