Melbourne Indigenous Week Celebrations

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

  Please join us for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander week Monday 8 August - Friday 12 August 2016. MONDAY 8 Welcome to Country 10am St Patrick's Kutcha Edwards Performance 11am Basket Weaving  11am-2pm South Café St Patrick's Campus TUESDAY 9 Indigenous Health Perspectives Lecture with Aunty Doseena Fergie Christ Lecture Theatre, 1am-2pm Jindi Worabak Dancers Melbourne 2.45pm - 3.30pm St Patrick's South Café ...

Counselling on wheels

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

If your thoughts turn to Woody Allen reclining on a couch in a therapist’s office when you hear the word counselling, you might just have to think again. In Nowra, on the South Coast of New South Wales, one program is taking counselling to the peeps – kids that is. Little ...

Indigenous week activities

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Further to our post of the other day, there are Indigenous Week happenings on all campuses this week - Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra,  Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield. Below is just a sample of events (check your local campus for more details) Ballarat: Tuesday 6 August 10am Mulkearns Theatre - HIST106 Lecture: 60,000 Years ...

ACU Indigenous Week 5-9 August

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Celebrating Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, culture & histories at  Australian Catholic University There are four Indigenous Higher Education Units: Dhara Daramoolen (Earth, Spirit) – Canberra Campus (Signadou) Jim-baa-yer (To Learn - To Teach) – Melbourne Campus (St Patrick's), also covering the Ballarat Campus (Aquinas) Weemala (Distant View) – Brisbane Campus (McAuley at Banyo) Yalbalinga (Place of ...

National Reconciliation Week

Monday, May 27th, 2013

  'Today is the start of National Reconciliation Week 2013 – a week where we have an opportunity as a university community to explore the possibilities of learning from our shared history and dreaming (and planning) new ways of sharing culture and country. National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is celebrated across Australia each ...

Indigenous Literacy day is Wednesday 5 Sept

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Did you know?* Only 1 in 5 kids in a Northern Territory remote community can read at an accepted level? Only 40% of Aboriginal children are at school until year 12. Less than 36% of people in a remote community have access to a library and books.  The Indigenous Literacy Foundation ' aims to help ...

NAIDOC week 1-8 July

Friday, June 29th, 2012

NAIDOC week is 1-8 July this year. From the NAIDOC website: "NAIDOC stands for the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and ...

National Reconciliation Week 27 May- 3 June

Monday, May 28th, 2012

"National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. The dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision. The week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared ...

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Great website! "The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, the HealthInfoNet aims to contribute to ‘closing the gap’ in health between Indigenous and other ...

New subject guide – Indigenous Australians

Monday, May 31st, 2010

We have a new Subject Guide for Indigenous Australians. This guide is available from the Subject Guides page. Subject Guides are a great place to start with your research or assignment work. They contain the key electronic resources for a particular subject - eBooks, eJournals, databases, websites. Take a look and Ask your ...