Department of State Development


State Government announces intention to enter into treaty discussions with Aboriginal South Australians

14 Dec 2016 Aboriginal affairs

The South Australian Government will commence treaty discussions with Aboriginal South Australians as the next step towards reconciliation and building Aboriginal governance in the state.

Stolen Generations: Consultation on community healing projects

12 Oct 2016 Aboriginal affairs

South Australians are being invited to submit ideas on community projects that could be funded through the State Government’s Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme.

Scholarship for Aboriginal veterinary student

31 Aug 2016 Aboriginal affairs

A 21-year-old Aboriginal woman studying to be a vet is this year’s recipient of the Terry Roberts Memorial Scholarship.

Aboriginal women celebrated in Gladys Elphick Awards

29 Aug 2016 Aboriginal affairs

Anangu woman Edie Nyimpula King has won this year’s perpetual Gladys Elphick Award, recognising her outstanding contribution as an Aboriginal woman in the community who has stood up for culture, country and community for many decades.

Passionate educator and health academic wins Premier’s NAIDOC Award

07 Jul 2016 Aboriginal affairs

Flinders University health academic Associate Professor Wendy Edmondson is the recipient of this year’s Premier’s NAIDOC Award.

First Aboriginal Regional Authorities recognised

04 Jul 2016 Aboriginal affairs

Three Aboriginal organisations have been recognised as South Australia’s first Aboriginal Regional Authorities, under the state’s landmark Aboriginal Regional Authority policy.

Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture during NAIDOC Week

03 Jul 2016 Aboriginal affairs

Songlines passed down throughout the generations will be a focus of national NAIDOC Week. The theme for this year’s NAIDOC Week is Songlines: the living narrative of our nation.

Online register for SA's Aboriginal businesses

15 Jun 2016 Aboriginal affairs, Industry

More than 60 Aboriginal businesses have joined a new online register promoting Aboriginal-owned companies.

National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week

26 May 2016 Aboriginal affairs

National Sorry Day will be celebrated across the nation, with a special event in Tarndanyangga (Victoria Square) aimed at bringing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal South Australians together to reflect on the experiences of the Stolen Generations.

South Australia commits to national RECOGNISE campaign

24 May 2016 Aboriginal affairs

South Australia has taken a significant step in its reconciliation journey by becoming a formal campaign partner of the national RECOGNISE campaign.