South Australian based artist Juanella McKenzie joined Services Australia as an Indigenous Apprentice earlier this year in the midst the nation’s worst bushfire crisis. She’s now supported customers affected by fire, flood and the turmoil of COVID-19.
The Galiwinku Service Centre on Elcho Island has become the first office to have its Acknowledgement of Country translated into the local Indigenous language and displayed on a special light box.
The Indigenous origins of a Melbourne suburb name and drawings of much love pets have been captured as part of a special fundraising project to mark Indigenous Literacy Day.
Dubbo Indigenous Service Officer Dawn Towney has won a national NAIDOC Week award for her commitment and support for local Indigenous communities.