My Stories

These are the stories of our people.

  • Deadly Yarns with Lachlan Johnson

    Lachlan Johnson (Gunditjmara), Essendon recruit and midfielder number 36 joins Deadly Story's Emma Bamblett (Wemba Wemba, Gunditjmara, Ngadjonji & Tangurung) to talk all things family, footy, food & films.
  • A Commission with a Mission

    "I’m a firm believer in how the universe provides, it’s just that we need to learn to listen and observe the signs."
  • Sydney Stack

    Sydney Stack (Noongar) debuted for the Richmond Football Club at the age of 19. He grew up in Northam, Western Australia where he played for the local Federals Football Club.
  • Yarn it out!

    Yarn it out!.... When we've got a lot going on we can feel sad, tired, stressed and angry. Everybody has these feelings when life is tough, but when these feelings go on for a long time it can weaken our body, mind and spirit. If you feel like there is too much happening, clearing your head can help.
  • Voice, Treaty, Truth

    The theme for NAIDOC week 2019 is "Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future."
  • Logging destroys our future

    Georgia Mae Capocchi-Hunter is a young Wurundjeri woman. She is a member of the Djirri Djirri Dance Group, who offer dance as an “interpretation of our culture” and a way to tell stories in Woi Wurrung language about “creation, family and Country”. In this article, Georgia shares her story of dancing for Country to stop logging in the Toolangi Forest to the North/East of Narrm (Melbourne).
  • More Than a Game

    It’s more than just a game. It’s a time for family and community connection, for health & wellbeing, and an opportunity to represent your colours and culture to step on field with – The Fitzroy Stars Junior Football Club.
  • Born to Dance

    Tongberang’i Ngarrga’ meaning ‘Born to Dance’ in the Woi Wurrung language, is the name of the non-for-profit Aboriginal organisation set up by brothers Samuel and Seth Nolan (Gunditjmara), and Luke Isaacs (Noongar).
  • How to make a sign for Survival Day

    If you’re going to attend a march, protest or event for Survival/Invasion Day, you may wish to create a sign. This is a fun activity you can do with your Mob, family and friends.
  • NAIDOC WEEK 2018 - Because of her we can!

    Because of her, we can! (Aboriginal Victoria Honour Roll profiles)
  • I Love Being a Koorie Kid Because...

    Find out what it means to be a Koorie Kid by downloading the e-book at the bottom of this page.
  • National Sorry Day

    National Sorry Day is held on the 26th of May each year. The day is held to acknowledge the devastation caused to our families and Communities due the forced removal of our children from their families resulting in the Stolen Generations.
  • Sharing our Pride

    Share our Pride is a website developed to create a greater cultural awareness about the different Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communities in Australia.
  • The Koorie Youth Council

    The Koorie Youth Council (KYC) is the representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Victoria.
  • Cultural Carer Forums 2018

    The Foster Care Association of Victoria (FCAV) in partnership with VACCA, hosted three cultural carer forums with a focus on learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture.
  • Merri Creek Day Gathering

    On 20 January 2018 Tongberang'i Ngarrga Inc ran the Born To Dance - Merri Creek Day Gathering, which was a celebration of culture and community through the medium of electronic dance music on the banks of Merri Creek!
  • Self-Determination - A Youth's Perspective

    Self-determination - what is it, why is it important and how does it work?
  • Uncle Albert Mullett

    Uncle Albert Mullett was a Gunaikurnai elder whose years of dedicated service to culture and community earned him widespread admiration with significant contributions made to education, land rights and the preservation of Aboriginal culture.
  • Max Solomon

    Manero/Gurang Gurang man, born in Melbourne, Max made headlines this year when he kicked his 100th goal for Lindenow South Football club. He has become the first Victorian to kick 100 goals for a season. We caught up with Max and asked him some questions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material. To listen to our Acknowledgement of Country, click here.