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Four decades of supporting Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland

Cairns woman Hazel Oosen has spent 40 years working with Indigenous communities in Far North Queensland.  She’ll spend NAIDOC Week reflecting on that time and celebrating her culture with family and friends.

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Talking Tiwi: local languages helping Indigenous customers

The Tiwi Islands are 80 kilometres off the coast of mainland Northern Territory. It’s only a short distance from Darwin but the series of Islands are a world away from city life.

Bathurst Island, one of the two largest Islands that make up Tiwi, is predominantly populated by Indigenous communities where English is often their second or third language.

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