ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

Aboriginal Language Interpreting Service

A new service by the Department of Human Services (DHS) will connect Aboriginal people with limited English skills to interpreters who can translate important information from government departments. Executive Director of Community Support and Investment at DHS, Ruth Ambler, shares how the service works and why it will break down … Read More

Immersion: 360-degree storytelling experience

Immersion is a 360-degree experience educating audiences about the significance of water to South Australia. Virtual reality technology allows you to step into locations from 50 million years ago, to see how Kaurna land has transitioned from rainforest to the Adelaide plains we know today. Immersion’s director Nathan Bazley, and … Read More

Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways Project

Since 2006, Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways Project has helped high school leavers from remote communities start their tertiary education journey. IYMP Adelaide supports young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples between the ages of 16 to 24 by providing housing and support to students while they study away from home. … Read More

Turkindi Expo 2021

Turkindi Expo 2021 Turkindi is a Kaurna word that means coming together and sharing information. For 21 years, the service has helped Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples find meaningful employment and training opportunities. On November 9, Turkindi is holding an expo featuring service providers, which will be available to … Read More

Aboriginal Children’s Commissioner reflects on first term

Aboriginal Children’s Commissioner reflects on first term April Lawrie was appointed South Australia’s first Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People in late 2018. Until now, the Mirning and Kokatha woman was working in partnership with the Children’s Commissioner, but a change in legislation has given Ms Lawrie independent authority … Read More