Alekarenge Community Development Working Group

Traditional Owners and residents in Alekarenge, a community 400 kilometres north of Alice Springs, work together to make decisions about the community’s income. Group members plan and implement projects that benefit families from four language groups. Their initiative is about Aboriginal people in Alekarenge controlling their own resources and investing them in projects that help […]

Warlpiri Education and Training Trust (WETT)

Established in 2005, the Warlpiri Education and Training Trust (WETT) is an Aboriginal-controlled initiative to improve the education and training outcomes in four Yapa (Warlpiri-speaking) communities of the Tanami Desert. The members of the WETT Advisory Committee monitor and develop programs and partnerships that promote bilingual and bicultural education and lifelong learning. The Committee advises […]

Nyamba Buru Yawuru

Based in Broome, Western Australia, Nyamba Buru Yawuru (NBY) is a not-for-profit company owned by the Yawuru native title holders through a corporate group structure. NBY works alongside the Yawuru registered native title body corporate, the holding company Murra Mala Yawuru and a number of developing subsidiary business entities. NBY is responsible for investing and […]

Institute for Urban Indigenous Health

South East Queensland is home to 38 per cent of Queensland’s and 11 per cent of Australia’s Indigenous people. The region has the largest and fastest growing Indigenous population in the nation and the biggest health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. In 2009, only a fraction of this population were accessing community controlled comprehensive […]