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Indigenous peoples

indigenous.gov.au

Shares information, news, stories and events of interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians or those working in Indigenous affairs. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this web site may contain images of deceased people.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

The Department of Health and Ageing takes a whole of government approach to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. This site contains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health information from mainstream areas of the Department of Health and Ageing as well as from Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH).

Department of Health

ABSTUDY

ABSTUDY helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who are studying or undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship. To find out more about ABSTUDY payments and services or to lodge a claim over the phone, contact us on Freecall 1800 132 317.

Department of Human Services

Centrelink Indigenous Phone Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can get access to Centrelink services from anywhere in Australia, by calling Freecall 1800 136 380 Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (local times).

Department of Human Services

Closing the Gap – Tackling Indigenous Chronic Disease

Outlines progress on the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package. The Package aims to provide support to the health sector and better access to health care by Indigenous Australians.

Department of Health

Community and society - government community grants

GrantsLINK makes it easier to find suitable and relevant grants from the many government grants that are available. It also helps you find the best source of funding and assists you to complete application forms. Page lists community and society grants.

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Do something real

This site celebrates the real stories of real people who are working to deliver better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Department of Health

Indigenous - MoneySmart

Discover financial guidance especially written for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Information includes budgeting and saving, borrowing money, mobile phones, superannuation, scams and warnings, Wills etc.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Indigenous Australians

A range of payments and services are available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Department of Human Services

Indigenous business

IP protects Indigenous culture and products and gives you the ability to profit from them. By protecting your IP with trade marks, design registrations and patents, your goods and services become even more valuable.

IP Australia

Indigenous Cadetship Program

The Department of Human Services Indigenous Cadetship Program assists students to complete study at an approved tertiary institution.

Department of Human Services

Indigenous higher education

Offers information on Indigenous higher education. Click on the Programs link in the navigation bar to see all programs.

Department of Education

Indigenous people

The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs supports Indigenous Australians through a range of programs and services including Closing the Gap initiatives.

Department of Social Services

Indigenous schooling

Provides information on government policies and programs for Indigenous schooling. Includes links to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander schooling programs.

Department of Education

Indigenous specialist officers

Indigenous specialist officers help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who live in urban, rural, regional and remote communities to access the Department of Human Services payments and services anywhere in Australia, by calling Freecall 1800 136 380 Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (local times).

Department of Human Services

Indigenous Wage Subsidy (IWS)

Details an incentive paid to employers when they employ eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on an ongoing basis.

Department of Employment

Live Longer!

The Live Longer! website is part of a national program to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to 'Get Active. Eat Good Tucker. Live Longer!

Department of Health

NAIDOC week

6–13 July 2014
A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians in various fields. All Australians are encouraged to participate in NAIDOC Week activities.

Department of Social Services

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Equality Council (NATSIHEC)

Provides national leadership in responding to the Australian Government's commitment to closing the gap on a range of health-related areas where Indigenous Australians experience disadvantage.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Equality Council

Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Provides information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health programs as well as contact information for people working within the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH).

Department of Health

Office of Township Leasing

Works with communities to ensure that the township lease is managed effectively and provides a real benefit to the Aboriginal traditional owners and the community generally.

Office of Township Leasing

Stolen Generation's Testimonies

Our stories. Our testimonies. Our voices.Listen to survivor stories as Stolen Generation members generously share their experiences.

Stolen Generations' Testimonies Foundation

Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)

Supports the economic, social and cultural development of the Torres Strait to improve the lifestyle and wellbeing of Torres Strait Islanders and Aboriginal people living in the region.

Torres Strait Regional Authority

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