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Launched by First Nations art and cultural event, YIRRAMBOI, Blak Bloggers is a space for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to stay creative and connected during social isolation. Blak Bloggers was born from Resilience in Isolation, an initiative which supports First Nations creatives in creating, developing or adapting new works by providing up to […]

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After becoming Victoria’s first female Aboriginal MP, Lidia Thorpe is now in the running to represent her home state in the Senate. A staunch and strong leader, Thorpe hopes to fill the shoes of former Greens Leader, Richard Di Natale, who announced his resignation from politics earlier this year due to family commitments. A proud […]

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Charcoal Lane, Mission Australia’s Fitzroy-based enterprise restaurant, is ensuring mob has access to nutritional meals during the COVID-19 lockdown. The restaurant is providing ready-made meals to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through relationships with a number of organisations and councils, including: Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) Aboriginal Community Elders Services (ACES) Darebin City Council […]

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Confined 11 is an exhibition with a difference. The virtual exhibition presents the work of 286 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who are currently in or have recently been released from prison. An annual showcase presented by The Torch, this year is the 11th Confined exhibition. The Torch is an organisation aimed […]

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The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has created a virtual tour which takes its audience on a journey through the evolution of Indigenous art, from bark paintings to street art. Marking Time: Indigenous Art from the NGV Exhibition Tour is a five-part series where the audience is guided by NGV’s Senior Curator of Indigenous Art, […]

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