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Content warning: this story contains reference to domestic and family violence. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this article for support.   Last week the Victorian Government announced an investment of over $40 million in crisis accommodation and specialist services for victims and those at risk of domestic and family violence. The […]

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An online platform for First Nations storytelling, Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) has launched KHT Voices: a curated space to hold stories of mob living through the COVID-19 pandemic. Koorie Heritage Trust CEO and proud Torres Strait Islander man, Tom Mosby, said KHT Voices will enable an interesting perspective on the current times. “[A global pandemic] […]

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Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation (DDWCAC) is moving mountains to heal Country. DDWCAC’s subsidiary company, Dja Dja Wurrung Enterprises Pty Ltd (DDWE), are moving swiftly through their Wanyarram Dhelk (Good Waterhole) project in White Hills, Victoria. The program, created in 2016, was born from a partnership between DDWE and North Central Catchment Management Authority. […]

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Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. The death in custody of Yorta Yorta woman Aunty Tanya Day has been referred to Victoria’s Office of Public Prosecutions after Coroner Caitlin English found an “indictable offence may have been committed in connection to Ms Day’s death”. The inquest’s findings were released on […]

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The Victorian Government has announced a redress scheme for members of the Stolen Generations to address the trauma inflicted from a time when families were forcibly torn apart. The first of its kind, Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings announced a $10 million investment last week into developing a scheme that […]

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