Birthing on country

National Close the Gap Day

The Co-Chair of the Close the Gap Campaign and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has launched the 2019 Close the Gap report “Our Choices, Our Voices”.The report, prepared by the Lowitja Institute, was...
Thursday 21 March 2019
Nhulunbuy IWD 2019

International Women's Day - Celebrating sisterhood

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has attended International Women's Day events in Darwin and Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory.“It is great to keep the conversations rolling about the importance...
Monday 11 March 2019
Wiyi Yani U Thangani artwork

Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) funding announcement welcomed

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO has welcomed the announcement of new funding for the Wiyi Yani U Thangani (Women’s Voices) project.The Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion has...
Tuesday 5 March 2019
June Oscar and Rod Little

Our Health, Our Voice, Our Choice

The Close the Gap Campaign has welcomed the Prime Minister’s commitment to work in genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to address the inequality that continues to exist in life expectancy and other outcomes.
Thursday 14 February 2019
Commissioner June Oscar AO

Kimberley Suicide report must be turning point for change

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar AO says the West Australian Coroner’s report into the deaths of 13 Aboriginal children and young people must be the turning point for action.Commissioner Oscar said...
Friday 8 February 2019

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