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Indigenous surfing star receives Young, Black and Proud scholarship

Proud Noongar man Landen is a junior competitive surfer and one of our 2022 Young, Black and Proud scholarship winners. At only 15 years old, Landen recently competed in the Australian Indigenous Surfing titles in Bells Beach. He placed 1st in the Under 18 Men’s shortboard category and 1st in the Open Men’s longboard category, […]

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Water polo star is young, black and proud to represent her culture

As one of only a few Indigenous players in Australian water polo, fifteen-year-old Kali-yah Taafili Taoso is proud to represent her people and culture on the highest level. With gold and silver medals in both state and national competitions under her belt and after a stellar performance at the 2022 Water Polo Australia Under 20 […]

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CEO farewells ATSICHS Brisbane

In January, ATSICHS Brisbane staff said farewell, thank you and good luck to outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jody Currie.  Jody joined ATSICHS Brisbane in early 2016 as CEO. In the years that followed, she was instrumental to the organisation’s tremendous growth. She also contributed to the successes we see today for Aboriginal and Torres […]

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Indigenous dancing star recognised with scholarship

Proud Kamilaroi woman Ashley George is dancing her way into success, winning a Young, Black and Proud arts scholarship. Ashley’s been dancing since she was a child, and it’s one of her great passions in life. Today she is a performer, choreographer and teacher. She’s also currently studying for ballet teaching qualifications at the Royal […]

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Young sports star’s scholarship success

Proud Bundjalung woman Lillielle Mahoney is kicking goals both on and off the field. We recently awarded her a sports scholarship in our 2021 round of the Young, Black and Proud program. At just 13 years of age, Lillielle has an impressive list of sports achievements under her belt. Playing for regional and state teams […]

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Meet our 2021 Young, Black and Proud Scholarship Winners

Our Young, Black and Proud Scholarship program supports and celebrates our young mob who exhibit outstanding talent in the arts, sport or academic fields. We celebrated our deadly scholarship recipients with an official presentation at the State Library of Queensland.

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