Most First Nation seniors prefer Indigenous aged care services
[Sandy Cheu, Australian Ageing Agenda]
NeuRA Aboriginal Health and Ageing Group lead Dr Kylie Radford said the research highlighted a lack of cultural safety for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in mainstream aged care.
Jimi Bani to realise a dream as Othello comes to CIAF 2021
[by Pip Miller]
Shakespeare’s Othello, adapted by Jimi Bani and Jason Klarwein, will premiere as part of this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) from Monday 16 to Saturday 21 August at Bulmba-ja.
Living with less an ancient Aboriginal practice
[Sarah Moss, ABC]
Jamie Thomas, a senior cultural knowledge holder for his Peek Whuurrung People of the Maara Nation and GunaiKurnai Communities, co-created the practice with his partner Sara Jones to honour Australia's First Nations as being among the oldest continuing cultures.
Indigenous Medical Scholarship recipient
[by Andrew Bryan]
Juliette Levinge is the latest recipient of a Bond University Indigenous Medical Scholarship who loves spending time at the Gold Coast landmark which connects her to her ancestors, the Kombumerri people, who have inhabited the region for thousands of years.