Toolbox Yarns

While the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site is a hub for the wide range of entrepreneurs and the emerging future and creative industries it houses, it’s also the workplace of many construction workers and sub-contractors employed on the next big projects there, such as the Australian Space Agency, and soon the Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Centre.
Toolbox Yarns is a fortnightly talk about culture or heritage during these construction workers and sub-contractor’s smoko break. Designed to build a greater understanding between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures, the talks stemmed from discussions during Reconciliation Week – “why do we only talk about reconciliation and race during this week?”.

Have your say on SA’s Road Safety Strategy

The South Australian Government is developing a new strategy for the next ten years: South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy to 2031. Aboriginal people comprise approximately 3% of South Australia’s population but are generally 2-3 times more likely to have a fatal injury and 30% more likely to have a serious … Read More

Patricia Clarke for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one of Cancer Council SA’s Aboriginal Ambassadors, Patricia Clarke, is sharing her story to encourage other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to take part in the free breast cancer screening program. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in South Australian women, … Read More

Tarnanthi: honouring shared knowledge from generations of women

Like many events this year, Tarnanthi has had to meet the challenges, uncertainty and closed borders that have come hand in hand with 2020 head on, but is now open to the public, celebrating the shared knowledge of generations of women. Tarnanthi, Adelaide’s annual celebration of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres … Read More

‘Atnwengerrp – Our Apmere, Our Place’ at Tandanya

A new exhibition has opened at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute that takes audiences full circle from the first exhibition there in 1989, to its 30th birthday celebrations and reopening after a six-and-a-half-month temporary closure due to COVID-19 this year. Tandanya first opened its doors to the public in 1989 … Read More