Funding first for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers

Funding first for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers

Minister for Science and Innovation Leanne Enoch today announced two landmark funding programs to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers. At a launch in Cairns, Ms Enoch outlined details of the Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Fellowships and Advance Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander PhD Scholarships. “This is a momentous […]

Language program dollars

From Namalata Thusi’s News In Brief. Issue 16 The Queensland Government has committed $685,000 to continue special education, language and cultural programs at the Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy. The programs will serve the dual purposes of preserving local dialects and improving educational outcomes in general. “By studying their own culture and history, Aboriginal and […]

2010-11 MILR program funding announced

Congratulations to all those who received funding this year. We look forward to seeing the outcomes of your projects.

School-community partnerships – want a piece of the $5 million pie?

With a prize pool of $5 million every year for three years, NAB’s Schools First initiative is a national awards program that provides financial recognition and support to build and enhance effective school-community partnerships. All Australian primary and secondary schools can apply for Schools First funding for their community partnership from 1 July – 14 […]

Genographic Legacy Fund Grants

The Genographic Legacy Fund aims to empower indigenous and traditional peoples on a local level while helping to raise awareness on a global level of the challenges and pressures facing these communities. Support from the fund will be directed primarily toward education initiatives, cultural conservation, and linguistic preservation and revitalization efforts. Applicants must provide a […]

A Change to Commonwealth Government funding guidelines

A change to note in the funding guidelines for Maintenance of Indigenous Languages and Records, now administered by the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts! “MILR will not fund proposals that include re-granting of project funds to other groups or organisations. This means that financial accountability can not be devolved. Funding recipients, […]