Not An Animal Or A Plant

In this solo exhibition at the NAS Gallery, conceptual artist Vernon Ah Kee presents a thought-provoking portrait of black and white political issues, attitudes and ideologies. 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum in Australia, which amended the Read More

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Home / On Country

Home / On Country is  an exhibition of works by Sydney-based photographer Sarah Rhodes featuring Indigenous Elders wearing their language group’s possum skin cloak. The images celebrate the role of the possum skin cloak in strengthening cultural identity, connection to Read More

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Call for Nominations - Pauline McLeod Award 2017

The Pauline McLeod Awards celebrate and give recognition to community members who are “silent achievers” who work diligently in promoting Reconciliation through selfless acts. Nominations can be made in the Youth Award category (12 – 24), or the Open category. Read More

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Yellamundie Playwriting Festival 2017

A chance for audiences to catch new and distinctive voices in Australian theatre, Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwriting Festival is the biennial showcase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and international First Nations playwriting. Presented by Moogahlin Performing Arts and Read More

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Yabun 2017

Yabun Festival is the largest one day celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Australia, held annually on 26th of January upon the traditional lands of the Gadigal people in Sydney. Established in 2001, Yabun (meaning ‘music to Read More

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1967: Music in the key of Yes

In May 1967, as civil rights movements worldwide were at their peak, the referendum to remove passages in the Australian constitution which discriminated against Aboriginal people passed with a ‘Yes’ vote of over 90%. As we near the 50th anniversary Read More

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Which Way Home

Tash and her Dad have hit the road – they’re going home to country, where the sky is higher and the world goes on forever. It’s a long way from the wide streets and big old houses of Tash’s childhood, Read More

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Sydney Festival 2017: Bayala

Bayala means ‘speak’ in local language. It’s a sharing and celebration of the Indigenous heritage of Sydney and the growing movement to reawaken local language. Working with local Eora and Darug community leaders and language experts, classes, talks, an installation Read More

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Culture Shock – Art school and the Indigenous student experience

Join Tess Allas, Director of Indigenous Programs, UNSW Art & Design, in conversation with Daniel Browning, Aboriginal journalist and radio broadcaster. Enrolling in a university degree is a daunting experience for many. For Indigenous students the experience of university life Read More

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Naya Wa Yugali - We Dance

NAISDA and Carriageworks present Naya Wa Yugali – We Dance Workshops run by Carole Johnson in the Sydney suburbs of Glebe and Redfern in 1976 led to the formation of the Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre (AIDT) and a school for Aboriginal dance that Read More

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