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Indigenous role models

deadly stories celebrates the many achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their communities across Queensland. The deadly stories gallery shares challenges and triumphs, and salutes the everyday success stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.

20 inspiring black women who have changed Australia is an NITV article celebrating the achievements of trailblazing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

Desert Pea Media run art and media mentoring programs in remote communities throughout Australia and the world. They have worked with a range of talented Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists including the Colli Crew, The Gowrie Boys and The Big M Crew.

Show me the way connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth with Indigenous adult learning partners. This initiative aims to help young people make big decision about school and career direction.

Tennis Australia runs a national program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth inspired by Aboriginal role model, and former world number 1 tennis player, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, MBE, AO.


The Australian Government's Indigenous postcards series features inspirational stories amd messages from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from across Australia.

Read the postcards or submit your own story at

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Last updated:
19 November 2015
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