Aboriginal Hostels Ltd
Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Coalition of Peaks
NSW Aboriginal Land Council The NSW Aboriginal Land Council is committed to ensuring a
better future for Aboriginal people by working for the return of culturally significant and economically viable land, pursuing cultural,
social and economic independence for its people and being politically pro-active and voicing the position of Aboriginal people on issues
that affect them. This page lists their aims and objectives.
Torres Strait Regional Authority
Arts and Culture
93.7 FM Koori Radio Koori Radio plays a wide variety of Indigenous music as well
as covering the latest news, interviews, current affairs and issues.
ABC: Message Stick Message Stick is the ABC’s portal to Indigenous
Australian information on the web. It offers several tools, including direct links to all the ABC’s Indigenous programming in radio,
television and internet and the opportunity for feedback, is a useful reference point on issues such as protocol, intellectual copyright
and culture, and boasts regularly updated discussion forums and event diary.
Art Gallery of NSW
Australia Council for the Arts
Barani: Art and Culture in the City of
historical overview of art and culture in Sydney.
Blue Mountains Walkabout The Blue Mountains Walkabout is independently
owned and operated by Evan Yanna Maru a Darug man who is a fully accredited wilderness guide. Evan has previously worked as an Aboriginal
Discovery Ranger for the Blue Mountains National Park.
Euraba Paper Artists Euraba Paper Artists is the first
indigenous business in Australia to make elite, handmade paper at a production level. Euraba’s enterprise involves handmade locally and
traditionally sourced fibres made into sheets of paper and paper products.
Festivals Australia Funds are available from
the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts to assist festival organisers to present specific cultural projects
which will add to the cultural program at the festival, or enhance the projection of the local community’s cultural image.
Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Centre Muru Mittigar provides you with the
opportunity to participate and interact with members of the local Aboriginal community. This is achieved by the educational and enriching
cultural activities that we offer. We have built an environment that provides employment opportunities for Aboriginal people of the area.
Our centre also presents positive outcomes for the local community, by creating a meeting place for sharing cultures.
National Gallery of Australia
National Museum of Australia
Prior and Informed Consent: an Emerging Bibliography
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Business and Economic Development
Aboriginal Business Portal The Aboriginal Business Portal is the new system for
easily finding Aboriginal suppliers. The Portal links private and public sector procurers with certified Aboriginal suppliers through an
interactive database. In the Business Portal you will find profiles, capabilities and contacts for Aboriginal businesses in your area and
across the state.
Indigenous Business Australia
NSW Department of Trade and Investment
Foundation for Regional and Rural Renewal Grants The Foundation will provide a
mechanism for the private sector to work with communities in regional Australia through grants for community capacity building, project
facilitation and seeding grants for community and economic development initiatives. The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal aims to
encourage innovative collaboration between business, community and government in philanthropic endeavours that will boost the economic and
social well-being of regional Australia.
NSW Ministry for
Health The Health of Children and Young People in NSW: Report of the Chief Health Officer 2014
Commission Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2014 Report
Other Aboriginal Government Agencies
Queensland Department of
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
South Australia Department of the Premier and Cabinet
Aboriginal Education Review The NSW Government
has released the Review of Aboriginal Education – the culmination of 12 months of intensive analysis, consultation and research guided by
members of the Review Reference Group.
Koori Centre, University of Sydney This website provides information on courses
and support available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study at Koori Centre, University of Sydney.
Macquarie University This website provides information on courses and support
available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study at Macquarie University.
Southern Cross University This website provides information on courses and support
available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study at Southern Cross University.
TAFE NSW This website provides information on courses
and support available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study at TAFE NSW.
The University of NSW – Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law Debates held at
University of NSW.
University of New England This website provides information on courses and
support available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study at the University of New England.
University of Technology Sydney This website provides information on courses
and support available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study at the University of Technology.
University of Western Sydney This
website provides information on courses and support available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to undertake study
at the University of Western Sydney.
Family and Children
Researching your family history People researching their
family history can apply to view the records of the Aborigines Protection and Welfare Boards held at State Records. The Board also took
many photographs. You do not need permission to view the photographs, however if you wish to reproduce or copy a photo, you will need to
apply through the DAA.
Records: A Guide to New South Wales State Archives relating to Aboriginal The
Guide lists the many records held by the Archives Authority which relate to Aboriginal people, and describes the process required to view
Prime Minister of Australia
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Australian Indigenous Info Net
Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing
HealthInfoNet listserve Click on ‘Our services’ in the left hand navigation and then
‘listserve’ to sign up for discussion via email on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and related issues.
Aboriginal Heritage Projects The Heritage
Incentives Program consists of these eight programs:
- Site works and presentation projects
- Thematic studies, education and promotional projects
- Aboriginal heritage projects
- Conservation management plans
- Special purpose small grants and loans projects
- Local government heritage management
- Support to heritage related organisations
- Local history and archives projects
Funding is available only in the Aboriginal Heritage Projects for projects identifying, conserving or promoting NSW Aboriginal heritage.
Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) The Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) is an
Australian Government statutory authority that assists Indigenous people to acquire land and to manage Indigenous-held land throughout
Australia.The ILC has a seven member board, which is appointed by the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
The Chairperson and at least four other members must be Indigenous.The Board makes all policy and land purchase decisions.
Indigenous.gov.au The whole-of-government website http://www.indigenous.gov.au
provides a range of information on government initiatives and Closing the Gap, together with human interest stories told from the
perspective of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities from all states and territories. It also has links to all State Government
Indigenous affairs departments and agencies.
NSW Heritage Office: The State Heritage Register & the Aboriginal Heritage An
introduction from the NSW Heritage Office to heritage and the Stare Heritage Register. You can also nominate an Aboriginal item for listing
on the Register.
National Library of Australia: Community Heritage Grants To assist Australian
community organisations such as libraries and historical societies, museums, multicultural, ethnic and indigenous groups to preserve
significant documentary heritage collections.
Aboriginal Hostels Limited AHL provides temporary hostel accommodation to Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander people who for various reasons are unable to access appropriate shelter. The company provides for that need
through its many hostels, each providing affordable accommodation along with much needed cultural support and understanding from the
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff who almost exclusively operate hostels.Over the years the company has responded to emerging
needs and has established a number of hostels other than transient, to provide more specialist accommodation for students, the elderly,
people under medical care and those undergoing various types of rehabilitation.
Canadian Aboriginal Portal
Centre for World Indigenous Studies
International Aboriginal Links
Aboriginal Studies Virtual Library
Aboriginal Affairs in NSW: a short history The timeline offers an
introduction to government and Aboriginal people.
Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation Australians for Native Title and
Reconciliation is an independent, national network of mainly non-Indigenous organisations and individuals working in support of justice for
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia
Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation This site contains all the documents
and history of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation for the ten-year period of their existence to December 2000.
Department of Justice
Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity
Commission was established in 1986 by an act of the Federal Parliament.
Indigenous Law Resources – Resources Reconciliation and Social
Justice Library The
Reconciliation and Social Justice Internet Project aims to further Aboriginal reconciliation and social justice via the internet – in
particular through communications to diverse audiences.
Legal resources for indigenous Australians,
from the State Library Resources
are arranged using LIAC’s five-step legal information Pathway.This extensive list of legal resources for indigenous Australians are graded
from simple (such as pamphlets, books and web sites) to complex (e.g. specialist legal material), helping everyone get the best information
for their situation.
NSW Ombudsman If you are unhappy about the way you have been treated by a NSW
agency or their employee you can complain to the NSW Ombudsman. This site describes the process.
Reconciliation Australia Reconciliation Australia is the body established to
provide a continuing national focus for reconciliation following the end of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation in December 2000.
Roadmap to Reconciliation As part of its
final report to the Government, the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation handed this report over at the end of 2001. This Roadmap for
Reconciliation contains four national strategies, which set out the most important actions for individuals, communities, organisations and
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
NSW Aboriginal Land Council The NSW Aboriginal Land Council is committed to ensuring a better future
for Aboriginal people by working for the return of culturally significant and economically viable land, pursuing cultural, social and
economic independence for its people and being politically pro-active and voicing the position of Aboriginal people on issues that affect
them. This page lists their aims and objectives.
NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
National Native Title Tribunal The National Native Title Tribunal works with people to
develop an understanding of native title and reach enduring native title and related outcomes that recognises everyone’s rights and
interests in land and waters.
The Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) The Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) is a
Commonwealth statutory authority.The ILC assists Indigenous Australians acquire land and manage Indigenous-held land in a sustainable way
to provide cultural, social, economic or environmental benefits for themselves and future generations.
Barani: Glossary of Sydney place names, Aboriginal
words and acronyms From
the City of Sydney’s indigenous history site, a list of place names around Sydney, and common Aboriginal words and acronyms, with their
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages The
Federation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages (FATSIL) is the national body for community based Indigenous language program
in Australia. The organisation was established in 1991 in response to the Australian Language and Literacy Policy, to promote the
maintenance, retrieval and revival of Indigenous languages, through the support of community based language program.
Virtual Library for Australian Indigenous Languages
Law and Justice
Australian Legal Information Institute
Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Message
Stick is the ABC’s portal to Indigenous Australian information on the web. It offers several tools, including direct links to all the ABC’s
Indigenous programming in radio, television and internet and the opportunity for feedback, is a useful reference point on issues such as
protocol, intellectual copyright and culture, and boasts regularly updated discussion forums and event diary.
Gadigal Information Services/Koori Radio
Koori Mail Newspaper Koori Mail is the first national Indigenous newspaper in
Australia covering issues across Australia.
National Indigenous Times National Indigenous Times is a newspaper covering issues
relating to Indigenous issues across Australia.
SBS The Indigenous Unit of the Australian File Commission is currently developing a
National Protocol for filmmakers working with Indigenous content in both drama and documentary.
Vibe Australia Vibe Australia is a dynamic Aboriginal media, communications and events
Archives of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation
Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation
NSW Reconciliation Council
Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse (Indigenous resources)
Australian National University (Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research)
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
Closing the gap clearinghouse (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare &
Australian Institute of Family Studies)
Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse
Institute Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
The University of Sydney (Sydney Centre for Aboriginal & Torres
Strait Islander Statistics)
The University of Sydney (National Centre for Cultural Competence)
University of New South Wales (Indigenous Law Centre)
University of New South Wales (Social Policy Research Centre)
University of Technology
Aboriginal Language Map. Australian Institute of
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council Ethics Committee
National Health and Medical
NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG)
NSW Ministry for Health. Communicating
positively. A guide to appropriate Aboriginal terminology.
Office Of The Registrar, Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (NSW)
The Healing Foundation