Anniversary of the National Apology: 13 February 2016

“For the pain, suffering and hurt of these stolen generations, their descendants and for their families left behind, we say sorry.” On 13 February 2008, the then Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd apologised in Parliament unreservedly for the past injustices to … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Affairs Strategic Plan 2016-2019

Aboriginal Affairs Head of Agency Jason Ardler has today released the agency’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.  The Plan sets our priorities for the next three years – further information is available at To access a copy of our Strategic Plan, … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking Evaluation Of OCHRE

Thursday, 10 December 2015   GROUNDBREAKING EVALUATION OF OCHRE   Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Leslie Williams today announced that the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of NSW has been engaged to undertake a 10 year ongoing evaluation of … Continue reading

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


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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