Reforms to boost economic opportunities for Aboriginal Land Councils

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello today introduced legislation to empower the State’s 120 Aboriginal Land Councils by improving accountability, efficiency and economic capacity as well as helping to ease the backlog of 26,000 land rights claims. Mr Dominello said … Continue reading

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Wiradjuri woman wins arts fellowship

 Sydney-based artist, Nicole Foreshew, has won this year’s prestigious $30,000 NSW Aboriginal Arts Fellowship, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello announced today. Nicole Foreshew, a Wiradjuri woman from Central West NSW, is a celebrated mid-career artist who has worked in … Continue reading

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NSW Government and Illawarra/South East Aboriginal commitment

NSW GOVERNMENT & ILLAWARRA/SOUTH EAST ABORIGINAL COMMUNITY SIGN STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello and the Illawarra-Wingecarribee Local Decision Making Advisory Committee today signed a Statement of Commitment in NSW Parliament, agreeing to work together to improve … Continue reading

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We respect Aboriginal peoples as the first peoples and custodians of NSW.

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The artist: Kim Healey
The artwork; Two Tribes

Kim Healey is a descendant of the Bundjalung and Gumbaynggirr nations, and also a descendant of the Djunbun (Platypus) Clan, original custodians of the Washpool at Lionsville in Northern NSW. She currently lives within country in South Grafton NSW, creating and telling her stories along the mighty “Clarence River”. Kim strives to capture country and utilise her voice through her work, to interpret the world around her.
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