BUDGET TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVED OUTCOMES FOR ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 Budget to provide for improved outcomes for Aboriginal communities The 2015-16 NSW Budget includes $30 million for Aboriginal Affairs, including pathways to jobs and a Centre of Excellence in Western Sydney, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Leslie … Continue reading

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NAIDOC GRANTS 2015

NAIDOC Week 2015 grants   Welcome to the Aboriginal Affairs NAIDOC grants page. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to … Continue reading

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‘Our Languages, Our Way’ Language Grant Program

OCHRE, the NSW Government Plan for Aboriginal affairs, supports initiatives that improve Aboriginal people’s social, cultural and economic wellbeing. The ‘Our Languages, Our Way’ language grant program will fund Aboriginal community driven projects to strengthen community ownership and participation in … 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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