The Kookaburra

  • Issue 17 - December 2018Posted: Friday 7 December 2018

    In this final edition of The Kookaburra for the year, we reveal the theme for NAIDOC Week 2019, what’s happening in Far North Queensland and lots more.

  • Issue 16 - November 2018Posted: Friday 9 November 2018

    This edition of The Kookaburra features stories on the opening of the Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grants Program, the Youth Employment Program, profiles on several inspiring young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders and more.

  • Issue 15 - September 2018Posted: Wednesday 29 August 2018

    This edition of The Kookaburra features a message from Director-General Chris Sarra, worldwide focus on Indigenous languages and more.

  • Issue 14 - 24 July 2018Posted: Tuesday 24 July 2018

    This edition of The Kookaburra features a recap of NAIDOC week celebrations, 10-year milestone for joint national park management in Cape York, the Young, Black and Proud Scholarship program and more.

  • Issue 13 - July 2018Posted: Wednesday 4 July 2018

    This edition of The Kookaburra features Reconciliation Week celebrations, launch of the Reconciliation Action Plan, DATSIP funding of 40 grassroots events, and more.

  • Issue 12 - May 2018Posted: Thursday 17 May 2018

    This edition of The Kookaburra features Commonwealth Games highlights, Linda Biumaiwai’s Welcome, Palm Island Celebrations, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Jarro’s appointment as a Judge, Sandra Delaney’s new book, home ownership for Torres Strait Islanders, Coen Women's Centre, Dandirri Schools Library

  • Issue 11 - February 2018Posted: Tuesday 27 February 2018

    This edition of The Kookaburra features the 10th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generation, Queen's Baton in Palm Island, Cape York Peninsula photographic exhibition, Uncle Adrian Padmore, Carly Wallace, Stephen Mam, Bama Civil, Every day counts campaign, and more.

  • Issue 10 - December 2017Posted: Friday 15 December 2017

    This edition of The Kookaburra features the One William Street art exhibition, NDIS services for Indigenous Queenslanders with disability, Indigenous Business Month, QATSIF graduation, PSC and QUT scholarships, Cape York Peninsula Heritage Act anniversary, Aurukun work recognised, and more.

  • Issue 9 - October 2017Posted: Wednesday 11 October 2017

    This edition of The Kookaburra features the Queensland Indigenous Procurement Policy, Palm Island supermarket, Townsville Indigenous investment forum, Cherbourg social reinvestment pilot program, Mabo Oration, Cherbourg remembers Torres Strait wartime evacuees, Griffith scholarships, and more.

  • Issue 8 - June 2017Posted: Tuesday 13 June 2017

    This edition of The Kookaburra features the 2017-18 Budget announcement, significant Anniversaries, Queensland Reconciliation Awards, Closing the Gap, Our Way Strategy, and Cairns Mayors' pledges to end domestic and family violence.


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