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It has been 12 years since we commenced this national effort to close the gap in quality of life outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.  While we have made some progress, these latest results are unacceptable.  These are not just statistics. These are people – sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, aunties and uncles.  If


Today I pay my respects on the passing of Aunty Pamela Mam, a remarkable humanitarian, an Aboriginal Elder, role model, patron and matriarch. I first met Aunty Pam when I was the Federal Minister for Indigenous Health in 2009, however she is well remembered and respected for her work of more than 60 years in the
Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to eligible not-for-profit community organisations. This funding can be used to: Purchase eligible small equipment items for use by volunteers Contribute to volunteers’ fuel costs Contribute to transport costs for volunteers with disability who are unable to drive Assist with the costs of training courses for volunteers
The need for increased investment in tourism infrastructure has been highlighted in the 2019 Tourism Investment Monitor report, released this week by Tourism Research Australia. The report calls for more spending on tourism infrastructure to support diverse, high-quality accommodation and attractions, along with increased investment in regional areas. Labor understands the importance of infrastructure and