Country, Culture, People, Future

January 2015

New Malgana video on ABC Open

Posted: January 16th, 2015

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This Malgana Mother Tongue video, The Buyungurra who didn’t listen, was released today on ABC Open. It was created jointly by  Malgana woman Bianca McNeair, ABC Open’s Chris Lewis and the Bundiyarra – Irra Wangga Language Centre.

You can also watch more videos from ABC Open and Bundiyarra, both in Wajarri language, by clicking  here and here.

Black Diggers (Theatre) – Perth Arts Festival

Posted: January 14th, 2015

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Black Diggers comes to Perth for the Perth Arts Festival following a successful seasons in Sydney and Brisbane.

Described as witty, moving and enlightening Black Diggers highlights the lives of Aboriginal soldiers who fought on in WWI and their experiences of discrimination upon returning home. The play draws on interviews with families of soldiers, veterans, historian and academics.

Black Diggers will run from 3-7 March 2015. For more information or to purchase tickets click here to visit the Perth Arts Festival website.

Tertiary scholarship opportunity

Posted: January 7th, 2015

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The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF)-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship is awarded to outstanding Indigenous students undertaking engineering and other mining-related degrees, who aspire to work for BHP Billiton and to one day become leaders in the business.

The scholarship is an opportunity to learn from experts, develop a global network of colleagues, attend world class training, and build exceptional skills and expertise.

Applications for 2015 are now open. For more information, download the Scholarship Application Form or contact AIEF on (02) 8373 8000 or at applications@aief.com.au.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Sunday, 1 February 2015.