Garma 2018 festival report

The 2018 Garma Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary, hosted by the Youth Yindi foundation. This report outlines some of the festival's highlights.

Garma 2019 report

The 2019 Garma Festival, hosted by the Youth Yindi foundation, had nearly 40 companies and government agencies in attendance, with more than 450 participants, making 2019 the biggest attendance rate to date. This report outlines some of the festival's highlights.

Integrating art production and economic development in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

This report presents the results of a study that forms one component of a major National Survey of Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists. The report relates to the implementation of the National Survey in Region 2 (Arnhem Land).
Journal article

Review of kava use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This review provides a comprehensive synthesis of key information on the use of kava among Aboriginal people in Australia. This discussion is focussed on the use of kava in Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) communities because concerns regarding the prevalence and effects of kava use are...
Conference paper

Garma Festival 2011 report

The 2011 annual Garma Festival was staged from Friday 5 August and the closing ceremony concluded the afternoon of Monday 8th August. The Key Forum theme was Academic Excellence & Cultural Integrity, a topic that flowed on from the 2010 Key Theme of Indigenous Education...
Conference paper

Garma Festival 2017 report

The 2017 Garma Festival placed a high value on education, with a bold vision to weave a national Indigenous education curriculum into the mainstream Western syllabus. The grounds of the bunggul again were an interesting place to watch and learn what that may look like...
Draft report

Empowered Communities: Empowered Peoples - design report

This report is the culmination of 18 months of engagement and design work by Indigenous leaders, communities and organisations across the eight Empowered Communities regions. In it, we propose a range of reforms that build on decades of effort by Indigenous peoples to reclaim control...
Journal article

Language diversity in Indigenous Australia in the 21st century

This article explores Indigenous language diversity, examining its historical underpinnings and development, its implications for education and engagement in the wider community, and how Aboriginal people are using the new varieties to forge group identities.
Journal article

One Successful Aboriginal Health Worker: A Case Study

Gapuwiyak is a region surrounding a large fresh water lake in the remote district of East Arnhem Land. The community today is about 11 hours by road from Darwin and 3 hours from the mining town of Nhulunbuy. Roads in and out are dirt and...

Promoting diversity of cultural expression in arts in Australia: a case study report

This report is an outcome of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Australia Council and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNSECO) Bangkok to promote cultural diversity in the Asia-Pacific, signed in 2012. The report aims to contribute to understanding and debate of...