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EDUCATION, PEOPLE -

A woman for our women, CEO and Chair of Real Futures, Wendy Yarnold, is launching a new program which will empower Aboriginal women to pursue their goals and succeed. From the Biripi Nation, Yarnold was raised by her mother on Dunghutti Country in Kempsey, New South Wales. “My mum was a single mum for a […]

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A woman on the rise, Marlee Silva is one to watch. With a phenomenal knack for storytelling, Silva is bringing stories of mob front and centre with power, grace and passion in her new podcast. A Gamilaroi and Dunghutti woman, Silva co-founded the Instagram account, Tiddas4Tiddas, with her younger sister Keely. This was a move […]

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A true trailblazer in the sky, Captain Robert Simms is one of the first Indigenous international pilots to fly with Virgin Airways Australia. With over 35 years of experience, Simms has a passion for flying. However, due to COVID-19, Virgin Australia has entered voluntary administration and so has stood down many of their staff. Simms […]

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HEALTH, PEOPLE -

A triumphant small-town hero, Jade North, former captain of the Socceroos, is the newly appointed ambassador for GIVIT’s National Indigenous Support Program (NISP). GIVIT is a national online not-for-profit that connects those in need with those willing to give. The NISP, launched in 2019, has connected with 225 Indigenous support organisations across Australia providing items […]

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As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, National Indigenous Times shines a spotlight on Australia’s incredible First Nations women. A leading researcher, a member of the Stolen Generations and a loving mother and wife, Dr Jennifer Caruso is a passionate and powerful woman. Dr Caruso, a proud Eastern Arrernte woman of the Stolen Generations, now […]

The post Stolen as a child, Dr Jennifer Caruso finds power in teaching Stolen Generations history appeared first on National Indigenous Times.

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