Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day

Today is National Sorry Day: on this day we acknowledge the impacts of the forced removal and separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children - known as the Stolen Generations - from their families, country and community.

Download your NAIDOC Week resources now!

With NAIDOC Week fast approaching, start planning your NAIDOC Week event. We've got a range of resources with ideas on planning your own event as well as fun activities for kids.

Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme

If you believe your wages or savings were controlled under the ‘Protection Acts’ and you were born during the eligibility period, you may be entitled to a make a claim. Applications close on 29 September 2017.

Moving Ahead

A strategic approach to increasing the participation of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland’s economy.

Towards a Queensland action plan

The Queensland Government has outlined the way forward for developing an action plan to improve outcomes for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.

News

Extra time for Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme claimants

The deadline for Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme claims has been extended to 29 September 2017.

Indigenous communities can receive up to $330 worth of electricity power cards

Residents living in some discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are urged to take advantage of Ergon Energy’s free power cards to assist in their electricity costs.

 

 

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  • Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme

    Applications for the reparations scheme close on 29 September 2017. If your wages and savings were controlled under the 'Protection Acts', you may be eligible for a reparations payment.

  • Cultural heritage

    Queensland cultural heritage legislation requires land users to take all reasonable and practical measures to ensure their activity does not harm Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage.

  • Strengthening and growing Indigenous businesses

    The department is able to provide a range of services to help Indigenous enterprises grow.

  • Community alcohol limits

    If you're planning on travelling through Queensland, you need to know about alcohol restrictions.

  • Know Your Community

    Build a community profile containing information and data about Queensland's first nation peoples and the communities they live in.

  • Youth Employment Program

    Assistance and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people completing Year 12.

  • Discover your personal history

    If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Queenslander, the government may be able to help you find information about your personal history.

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Please submit your comments on the department's Compliments and Complaints section.

Please submit your comments on the Queensland Government website Contacts form.