Constitution reform to recognise aboriginal and torres strait islander people in the nations constitution the last few years have seen a growing feeling that the constitution needs to be brought up to date reports from the aboriginal and torres strait islander social justice commissioner. The aboriginal & torres strait islander liaison unit (atsilu) at the rah is centrally located in the main entrance on level 3 with a dedicated garden featuring aboriginal artwork, the atsilu offers a welcoming and peaceful environment opening hours are monday to friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Learn words in the kala lagaw ya language from the torres strait what we can learn from the aboriginal understanding of the environment. The aboriginal and torres strait islander community parramatta has always been an important meeting place for aboriginal people in early colonial times, many aboriginal people were brought to sydney and parramatta as an underpaid workforce in domestic service and building infrastructure. National aboriginal & torres strait islander art award — the national aboriginal torres strait islander art award (natsiaa) is one of the most prestigious art awards in australia established in 1984 by the museum and art gallery of the northern territory, and awarded annually.
Who does it affect aboriginal and torres strait islander people a range of research, information, education and support strategies have been developed and will continue to be developed in consultation with aboriginal and torres strait islander communities and organisations. Aboriginal and torres strait islander people have faced disadvantages in various areas, particularly housing the disadvantages these people face now are the result of policies introduced by the european settlers, then the government the policies introduced were protection, assimilation. The federal council for the advancement of aborigines and torres strait islanders was a civil rights organisation which campaigned for the welfare of aboriginal australians and torres strait islanders it was influential in lobbying in favour of the 1967 referendum on aboriginal australians.
Today there are community controlled health services for aboriginal and torres strait islander people the national aboriginal community controlled health organisation (naccho) describes an aboriginal community controlled health service (acchs) as. Aboriginal and torres strait islander resources diabetes and related health there are three different types of diabetes a lot of aboriginal and torres strait islanders have type 2 diabetes type 2 is when your body stops the insulin working properly. Community and care aboriginal and torres strait islander reconciliation the city also recognises that there are many other aboriginal and torres strait islander peoples with links to different language and community groups across australia who live and work in greater bendigo. The dss aboriginal and torres strait islander workforce strategy and implementation plan 2015-2018 (workforce strategy) seeks to improve the attraction, retention and career development outcomes of suitably skilled, motivated and committed aboriginal and torres strait islander people.
The national aboriginal & torres strait islander art award (natsiaa) australia's longest running indigenous art award established in 1984 by the museum and art gallery of the northern territory in darwin, the annual award is commonly referred to as the 'telstra award' or 'telstra prize. Other opportunities for aboriginal and torres strait islander applicants tutoring for success enables eligible aboriginal and torres strait islander students to receive free individual or group tuition with qualified tutors in specific subject areas, and in relation to academic skills such as essay.
Library services standard for aboriginal people and torres strait islanders in partnership with public libraries, state library of queensland (slq) has developed new initiatives in delivering aboriginal and torres strait islander library services across queensland. Aboriginal and torres strait islander are two indigenous groups in australia the groups are distinguished by their place of origins aboriginal australians are from the mainland while the torres strait islanders are from the torres strait islands. Aboriginal people and torres strait islander people, as the owners and custodians of the cultural knowledge contained in these resources, have developed important rules and protocols for sharing and using that knowledge over hundreds of centuries. Through the strategy, education ministers have also committed to having visible plans or approaches for aboriginal and torres strait islander education which can be accessed by the public.
The aboriginal and torres strait islander commission (atsic) (1990-2005) was the australian government body through which aboriginal australians and torres strait islanders were formally involved in the processes of government affecting their lives. Aboriginal and torres strait islander people are almost four times more likely than non-indigenous australians to have diabetes or pre-diabetes improving the lives of people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk among aboriginal and torres strait islander communities is a priority for. We also provide opportunities for aboriginal and torres strait islander people to get a job in the ato or do business with us we want to make tax and super as easy as possible for aboriginal and torres strait islander people our support services include an indigenous helpline, help at tax time.
Torres strait islanders (/ˈtɒrɪs-/ ) are the indigenous people of the torres strait islands, part of queensland, australia they are distinct from the aboriginal people of the rest of australia. Torres strait islander peoples, one of australia's two distinct indigenous cultural groups, the other being the aboriginal peoples the torres strait islander peoples are of melanesian descent, as are the people of papua new guinea, with whom they share similar cultural traits and customs. Aborigines and torres strait islanders have contributed to australia's military forces for many years 480: the anzacs is about 7 aboriginal and torres strait islanders and their untold stories of discrimination, sadness and heroics during war time.