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Proud young mob celebrated with scholarship presentation

Sixteen proud and also high achieving young mob were recognised for their efforts this evening in our latest round of the Young, Black and Proud Scholarship. Our YBPS program supports and celebrates our young mob who exhibit outstanding talent in the arts, sport or academic fields. This year we also partnered with the Queensland Family & […]

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Charitable act leads ice hockey star to rink

A talent for ice hockey might seem like a unique thing to discover in sunny Queensland, but proud Wuthathi boy Louis has a heartwarming story behind his journey to the rink. Seven-year-old Louis is one of our Young, Black and Proud scholarship winners this year, taking home a sports scholarship for his impressive skills on […]

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Movember check in with Youth Services Case Manager Rahkeem

We’re halfway through Movember and we checked in with Youth Services Case Manager Rahkeem to find out how his Movember challenge is going. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up on Darnley Island and Boigu Island in the Torres Strait. We moved down this way when I was a child, and I […]

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Youth Services team leader gets behind the Movember campaign

It’s Movember and to raise awareness of the importance of men’s health we sat down with Youth Services Team Leader Damien to talk about the value of reaching out for support when you need it. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I’m a proud Wagadagam and Kantju man and the Youth Services […]

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Indigenous medical student upskills with scholarship win

Medical student and proud Yuggera woman Kealey is one step closer to becoming a certified Australian sign language interpreter thanks to a Young, Black and Proud scholarship win. She recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science and has since started on her Master of Public Health (Indigenous Health) earlier this year. Once completed, she plans […]

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Earrings by DJ a business weaved with culture

October is Indigenous Business Month and to celebrate we sat down with Community Liaison Officer and Earrings by DJ owner Danielle to talk about her work at ATSICHS and running her own business. Can you tell us a little more about yourself? I am from the Komet-Piadram tribe. My people live between the tip of […]

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Musical theatre star takes centre stage with scholarship

Proud Gubbi Gubbi woman Sabre is no stranger to the spotlight and with a Young, Black and Proud Scholarship waiting in the wings, she’s ready to take centre stage with a career in musical theatre. She most recently performed at The J Theatre, Noosa Heads and The Events Centre, Caloundra, in a leading role in […]

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Father and son duo prove a hit on the field

It seems the Nagas men have rugby league in their veins. Both father and son did their part to bring our under 14s DC ATSICHS team home with a victory at last week’s QMC. Jamayhn Nagas plays half-back for our youngest team in the QMC and his coach and also father, Browns Plains clinic CLO Ray […]

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Young rugby league star shining in QMC

Self-confessed ‘main guy’ on our under 14s DC ATSICHS Murri Carnival team, hooker Tamarley Mooney is keen to get a few tries in at this year’s Queensland Murri Carnival. It’s his first carnival and he’s excited to get out on the field and show the crowd his skills. “I play hooker, which means I get […]

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Under 14s half-back a full team player

We’d like to introduce you to one of the stars of our under 14s DC ATSICHS Queensland Murri Carnival team, half-back Tidan Wright. Despite this being his first year at the QMC he’s no stranger to the field. He’s got a few years of rugby league experience under his belt and is keen to hit […]

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