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November 12, 2019

Proposed Indigenous ‘voice’ will be to government rather than to parliament

Two prominent Indigenous Australians, Tom Calma and Marcia Langton, have been appointed to chair a senior advisory group to oversee an extensive process for developing options for an Indigenous “voice to government”. The process will also develop ways to get more Indigenous input to state and local decisions, especially on the issue of service delivery. […]

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October 17, 2019

Position Vacant: Business Development Manager

Based in Adelaide and reporting to the Managing Director, the primary responsibility of this newly created role is to focus on market-facing activities to accelerate Ninti’s revenue growth and impact. This is a fast-paced role in a rapidly expanding market, with many competing priorities. Specific responsibilities include:   supporting the execution and evolution of Ninti’s […]

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September 3, 2019

DFAT awards its first Indigenous-led aid contract

Original article: By Lisa Cornish // 02 September 2019 DEVEX CANBERRA — Ninti One has become the first Indigenous-owned and operated supplier to be a lead contractor supporting the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on an aid project based outside of Australia. Following a competitive tender process, Ninti will be conducting a mid-term review of Australia Assists, an Australian aid program that […]

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August 15, 2019

Position Vacant: Project Officer NBPU TIS

The National Best Practice Unit for Tackling Indigenous Smoking (NBPU TIS) supports regional tobacco grant recipients across Australia in their efforts to reduce the rates of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Project Officer will work closely with the Manager NBPU TIS to identify, develop and deliver evidence-based support to regional grant […]

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July 23, 2019

Finding new ways with old knowledge

Australian Philanthropy Awards 2019 Indigenous Philanthropy Award: Klein Family Foundation and Karrkad Kanjdji Trust for the Warddeken Daluk Ranger Program The land of West and Central Arnhem land is diverse and challenging, ancient and culturally rich, dating back 50,000 years. In 2010, the traditional owners of the Warddeken and Djelk Indigenous Protected Areas combined to create a Trust that has connected philanthropy to programs that […]

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July 3, 2019

NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support […]

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July 3, 2019

Knowledge Sharing Seminar – March 2019

A Stronger Communities for Children (SCfC) Knowledge Sharing Seminar was held in Alice Springs in March. Approximately 80 people from as far afield as Galiwin’ku in East Arnhem Land attended the two day event. The biannual seminars facilitate the sharing of ideas and are also an opportunity to celebrate the successes of locally initiated, locally […]

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May 14, 2019

World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2019

Tobacco and lung health Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. […]

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May 14, 2019

Oceania Tobacco Control Conference

The Oceania Tobacco Control Conference (OTCC), to be held on the 22-24 October 2019 in Sydney, Australia. Held biennially, OTCC provides a unique opportunity for a ‘meeting of minds’, bringing together tobacco control researchers, advocates, policy makers and program administrators from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island nations. This year’s theme is ‘Making Tobacco Control a […]

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April 29, 2019

Position Vacant: Project Officer

The National Best Practice Unit – Tackling Indigenous Smoking was established to provide tailored support to organisations funded under the national Tackling Indigenous Smoking program for regional grants. The unit can assist organisations with TIS-related matters, such as: accessing research, information and resources on tobacco control developing Action Plans for TIS activities developing local measures and […]

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