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Welcome to country and Acknowledgement of country

Welcome to country ceremonies or speeches are often confused with acknowledgments of country speeches. There is a big difference between the two and this article aims to define each one to avoid confusion and embarrassment. An...
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Welcome to Country website launch

This August, the Welcome to Country website is going live across the planet. The aim of Welcome to Country is to become a reliable, independent grassroots site that gives a voice to all Indigenous people...
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Australia’s 10 biggest Aboriginal named cities

What are the 10 largest towns & cities in Australia that have Indigenous names? Some towns and cities have very distinct Aboriginal names but others might surprise you. Let's take a look at the...
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Barrel train boosts schools attendance rates in Punmu

Once again stories from remote Aboriginal communities have sent social media into a frenzy. This week ABC news broke the story of an extraordinary barrel train that has helped see attendance numbers soar in...
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Indigenous dance groups converge for the Laura Dance Festival

It has been 2 years since the Laura dance festival stamped itself as one of the most important events on the Indigenous calendar back in 2015. The bi-annual event takes place 15 km out...