In 1937, in the hills of the Musgrave Ranges, the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions established Ernabella Mission - a small community in the remote far north of South Australia.
Message Stick's intrepid I.T guru, Majhid Heath visits the beautiful Thursday Island for the 12th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival and the Torres Strait Island Media Associations 25th Anni
In the first years of settlement in Australia there were more than 250 recorded Indigenous languages.
Meeting Ms Right is a whirlwind day-in-the-life expose of Dr Anita Heiss. She's fabulous, she's glamorous and she knows how to match her wit and intellect with her designer shoes.
Professor Marcia Langton has had a much publicised career.
Saibai Island in the Torres Strait is so far north it's only four kilometres from Papua New Guinea.
People deal with grief in different ways and in Torres Strait Island culture, a tombstone opening and unveiling symbolises the point where sorrow meets happiness.
"The more I give… the more I keep" is the philosophy of Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison, a Yuin elder from Narooma on the South East Coast of Australia.
Palm Island, 65 kilometres from Townsville, has a bad history with kids. Most have entered a cycle of dysfunction, drugs, alcohol and violence by the age of 15.
Presenter, Miriam Corowa hosts Message Stick's 10th birthday celebrations, in a show featuring some of the most memorable moments and inspirational characters from the past ten years.
Four Poets take part in an intimate recital sharing their works and experiences as Indigenous People.
This episode follows two people's journey back to a part of their past.
Redfern, once synonymous with drugs, crime and dysfunction is now the epitome of Sydney's inner city urban chic.
Harold Thomas was born in Alice Springs in the mid forties, though he was subsequently removed from his family and in his words ‘Deported to Adelaide on the Ghan’.
Devastated by a soaring rate of youth suicide, the Indigenous people of Rockhampton decided to act.
Established in May, 1998, the Wathaurong Aborigianl Co-operative was a CDEP initiative five years ago. It took two years to work out where the enterprise was heading.
Uncle Banjo Clarke, who is also known as Rainbow Man or Wisdom Man among other honoured titles, was a Gunditjmara Elder who touched many lives.
This story explores what happens when a caring culture breaks down.
One hundred years ago the Chief Protector of Aborigines in Queensland set up what he described as a dumping ground for the lame, the holt and the incorrigible; the black criminals of the state.
Imagine getting away to a beautiful tropical paradise where you can be entertained by hundreds of the Pacific’s most talented artists and performers.