Other recent blog entries
7 Jun 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development
Various Caritas Australia partner agencies in Timor-Leste and members from one of our First Australians partner agencies are currently involved in a Programs Exchange in Timor-Leste.
Tags: First Australians, Timor-Leste | No comments
23 May 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development | Women | Caritas News magazine
Karen has flourished and grown through Caritas Australia’s support, going from strength to strength as a mother and community role model.
Tags: Indigenous Peoples, First Australians | No comments
16 Mar 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development
The latest Closing the Gap report showed that Australia is still failing to meet six of the seven Closing the Gap targets.
Tags: Indigenous rights, closing the gap, subsidiarity, First Australians | No comments
16 Nov 2016 | Blog | Long-term Development | Caritas News magazine
Tjanpi Desert Weavers has been providing culturally appropriate employment opportunities to women from remote First Australian communities for over 20 years.
Tags: First Australians, sustainable living, Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Tjanpi | No comments
13 Nov 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Len Gordon is from the Yiyili community near Halls Creek in Western Australia. Like many other First Australian communities, the Yiyili community has experienced high rates of diabetes. Before Unity of First People of Australia (UFPA) started working with the community, there was a lot of misunderstanding about diabetes and what causes it.
Tags: health, First Australians, diabetes | No comments
1 Jun 2015 | Blog | Long-term Development
Karimah tells of how her participation in the Red Dust Healing program has helped her be more confident and become an inspiring leader for young people.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians Program, Reconciliation Week, First Australians | No comments
24 Oct 2014 | Blog | Long-term Development
Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation and Caritas Australia have been in partnership since 2011. It is a partnership and relationship of which we are incredibly grateful and proud. We have learned so much and will continue to as we walk together.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians Program, First Australians | No comments
11 Sep 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Driving brings us independence and freedom. But, for some, this freedom can be elusive. One program that Caritas Australia supports is helping First Australians of all ages be more independent and ‘drive’ their own future.
Tags: Indigenous Australia, First Australians Program, Indigenous people, First Australians | No comments
9 Aug 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Today, on the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we would like to celebrate the rich culture of First Australians by sharing this video of Djilpin Arts' Walking with Spirits festival.
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23 Jul 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
Bianca Cruse, Caritas Australia's First Australians Project Intern, reflects on the activities she arranged for Caritas Australia's NAIDOC Week celebrations.
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Through my heart I felt that I need to be the leader and serve the community. Now I’m confident of myself and I’m sure I can expand my business to a new level.
- Janaki, Nepal