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How to improve Aboriginal women’s heart health

Research led by University of South Australia PhD candidate Katharine McBride has found what makes the heart strong for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Did you know, the life expectancy of Aboriginal women is 75.6 years, compared to 83.4 years for non-Aboriginal women? According to McBride’s paper, ‘Good Heart: … Read More

Lake Torrens – South Australia’s Juukan Gorge?

MEDIA RELEASE January 6, 2021 Drilling will go ahead early this year on Lake Torrens after approval was granted by the Premier Steven Marshall. Lake Torrens is recorded on the Governments Register of Aboriginal Sites and Objects as a site of significance according to Aboriginal tradition and anthropology. The authorisation … Read More

Merry Christmas from South Australian Native Title Services!

Thank you for all your support over 2020. Our team are taking a break over the Christmas period and will be back on board on January 4. We wish you and your family a very safe and happy Christmas, and all the best for 2021.

After Native Title… Spotlight on Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Corporation

Three years on from determination, the Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Corporation is thriving as it builds sustainable partnerships with regional councils and the local community, Interim CEO Tim Hartman tells Aboriginal Way. Part A of the Ngarrindjeri native title claim was determined just over three years ago, becoming incorporated on 6 December … Read More

Remnants of Yalata’s Aboriginal History Preserved

Remnants of Aboriginal history from the community of Yalata on South Australia’s Far West Coast will be preserved by a project from Indigenous policy researcher and writer Eleanor Hogan. Eleanor was recently awarded a $4,755 grant from the South Australian History fund, part of the History Trust of South Australia. … Read More

New Documentary about Faith Thomas AM (née Coultard)

Have you heard of Faith Thomas AM (née Coultard)? The Adnyamathanha woman who was born at the Nepabunna Aboriginal Mission in 1933 to an Aboriginal mother and German father, was in the first group of Aboriginal nurses to graduate from the Royal Adelaide Hospital in the 1950’s, alongside her friend … Read More

Archie Roach in Southern Deadly Yarns

You might have heard of the recent Southern Deadly Yarns series by Neporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc. and Onkaparinga Libraries, which presented a virtual interviews with a First Nations author each week. The last of these was a chat with Archie Roach, who has been an important figure in Australian music … Read More

Share the Dignity with women in remote Indigenous communities

When Rochelle Courtenay first learnt of women experiencing homelessness going without basic sanitary items, she decided the question was not, “why is no one doing anything” but rather, “what’s stopping me from doing something?” Back in early 2015, Rochelle took matters into her own hands and started collecting these items … Read More

NAIDOC SA Awards 2020 podcast

The recipients of the South Australian NAIDOC awards for 2020 were announced at a ceremony at the Adelaide Town Hall on Monday, 9 November. Hear who all 13 award winners are, and listen to Adelaide’s Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor presenting the second Lord Mayor’s NAIDOC Award, to acknowledge an Aboriginal … Read More