NAIDOC Week 2020 reflection

Leprena Centre Manager Alison Overeem has written a poetic reflection for NAIDOC Week, asking that we learn the history of First Peoples and hear and honour their stories.

Coping with COVID-19: Ayla Williams

Isolation has been particularly challenging for our First Peoples, as has the closing of many national parks. But it’s nothing that a bit of Bon Jovi can’t fix, says Ayla Williams.

UCA President laments Closing the Gap failure

The President of the Uniting Church, Dr Deidre Palmer, has joined other church leaders in calling the Federal Government’s failure to meet its own goals on reducing First Peoples’ disadvantage “a serious humanitarian cri

Narana Centre swells with Indigenous pride

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre is preparing to welcome some of Australia’s top Indigenous surfers who are taking part in the eighth Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles.

Why this land is not ours

Head of Pilgrim Theological College Rev Dr Sean Winter says the Old Testament has a prophetic warning to Australia.

Learning literacy from laptops

The Aboriginal Literacy Foundation is going digital with an innovative scheme to deliver one-on-one tutoring to Indigenous students, including those living in remote areas.

NAIDOC week and beyond

July was a busy month for Leprena, the Tasmanian home of the Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress.

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