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27 April 2017
Indigenous midwives march to close the gap

Indigenous midwives will gather and march in Redfern to highlight the need to close the gap in healthcare in Indigenous communities.

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13 April 2017
Leadership honour for Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett

Graduation ceremony includes a Doctor of Letters in Social Work (honoris causa) for Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett AM, honouring leadership in Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander welfare and affairs.

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13 April 2017
Leadership honour for Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett

Graduation ceremony includes a Doctor of Letters in Social Work (honoris causa) for Adjunct Professor Muriel Bamblett AM, honouring leadership in Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander welfare and affairs.

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05 April 2017
Music exchange unites Indigenous cultures from Australia and China

Music brings together two ancient Indigenous cultures from Australia and China in a rare concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

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20 March 2017
Everyone has a story to share

At our Living Library, people will be the books and share their experiences as part of the University’s commitment to build a culture of inclusion and diversity on campus.

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13 March 2017
Cultural Competence – Aboriginal Sydney

A new online course from the University of Sydney’s National Centre for Cultural Competence uses Aboriginal experiences and narratives of Sydney to explore the key themes and capabilities of cultural competence.

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01 March 2017
Strategic plan essential for increased Aboriginal participation

A landmark scheme to lift enrolment and completion rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students has been hailed as crucial to achieve real progress in the sector. 

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21 February 2017
Water flowing into remote schools and parks

A scheme aimed at improving oral health and reducing obesity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities has installed cold fresh water in Boggabilla’s school – and now also its town park. 

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07 February 2017
Academic records documenting Indigenous communities recognised

A vital resource of Australian academic work and engagement with Indigenous people, held by the University of Sydney, will be inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

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01 February 2017
Explainer: how does the Aboriginal numeric system work?

What are the common myths and misunderstandings about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people count? Indigenous knowledge keeper Shannon Foster explains in this opinion piece. 

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