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Clare Bowditch, Archie Roach to Headline Garma 2016

24 Jun 16 - Award-winning artists Archie Roach and Clare Bowditch top a star-studded line-up of musical talent set to perform at Garma 2016. Read More...

Garma Corporate Registrations are Closed

14 Jun 16 - The corporate group registrations to Garma 2016 are now closed. Read More...

LEARNING TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT GARMA EDUCATION FAIR

8 Jun 16 - Garma 2016 will kick off with a day-long Education Fair to promote the importance of sharing knowledge and a commitment to life-long learning Read More...

Media Release: 2016 Garma Youth Forum to Educate, Inspire

18 Apr 16 - Hundreds of students from schools across Australia are set for the adventure of a lifetime at this year’s annual Garma event in northeast Arnhem Land. Read More...

Nominate your Yolngu Hero NOW

14 Apr 16 - Out of respect for the late Ms Gurruwiwi, and in consultation with the family we have now replaced some imagery within the Yolngu Heroes publicity forms. Read More...

Yothu Yindi Foundations Refreshed New Website

14 Apr 16 - Pledge Your Support Campaign calls upon previous Garma guests to share your experience of our flagship event. Read More...


Statement in memory of Mrs Mununggurr

24 Mar 16 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation today paid tribute to yet another senior Yolngu woman, Mrs Mununggurr, who passed away yesterday after battling illness. Read More...

Statement in Remembrance of Ms Gurruwiwi

23 Mar 16 - It is with great sadness that the Yothu Yindi Foundation mourns the passing of Ms Gurruwiwi, our dear friend and board member Read More...

Media Release: Nominations Open for Yolngu Hero Awards

10 Mar 16 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted from local Yolngu organisations and communities for the annual northeast Arnhem Land Yolngu Hero Awards, which are presented at Garma each year. Read More...

Garma 2016 Yolngu Hero Nomination

8 Mar 16 - The Yolngu Heroes Award recognises the significant achievements of many individuals contributing to the development of their community, to the safety and well being of those living daily with multiple challenges, and in general those people that we all know and admire for their determination and mentorship. Read More...

Garma 2016 Youth Forum Registrations

8 Mar 16 - The youth forum is a fun camp to educate and inspire our youth, to build lifelong friendships and find opportunities for the future of our youths development. Read More...

Volunteers roles still open for Garma 2016

4 Mar 16 - Applications to volunteer at Garma 2016 are still open. Read More...


Dhawu Newsletter|YYF4544

18 Dec 15 - Our Vision is “for Yolngu and other Indigenous Australians to have the same level of wellbeing and life opportunities & choices as non-Indigenous Australians” Read More...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

16 Dec 15 - Merry Christmas from the Yothu Yindi Foundation Read More...

Call for Volunteers - Garma 2016

14 Dec 15 - Applications to volunteer at Garma 2016 are now open. Read More...

Garma 2016 Registrations are open

14 Dec 15 - Registrations for Garma 2016 are open Read More...

Registration Opens For Garma 2016

27 Nov 15 - Garma 2016 registrations are now open. Read More...

NT Government invites tenders to construct the new Nhulunbuy Boarding School Residential Facility

28 Oct 15 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation has been working with the NT Government on education reform in Arnhemland. Read More...


GARMA 2015: Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu, AM HonLLD

26 Oct 15 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation's chairman and leader, Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM HonLLD, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Melbourne in recognition of his lifetime of advocacy for Indigenous rights. Read More...

Garma 2015 Report

13 Oct 15 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation is proud to have produced, directed & hosted yet another compelling Garma at the Gulkula ceremonial grounds in northeast Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. As an indigenous woman, it is difficult to put into words how much of an an honour it is to direct this wonderful experience, as we seek to extract the raw beauty of Australia’s Indigenous people & our incredible cultural heritage. Read More...

GARMA FRED CHANEY SPEECH

16 Sep 15 - Click 'Read More...' to see the video. Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Briefings: Data snapshots - Opportunity Costs: Explanation of Commonwealth-State Financial Arrangements Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Briefings: Data snapshots - Opportunity Costs: Reflection on Opportunity Costs Thrown Away Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Constitutional Recognition Panel Read More...


Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Forum: Reflections from leaders in the field concerning the environment, Aboriginal people and future challenges Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: Reflections from the Inside Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: Health: Our Renal Nightmare: Can we get our people off the wire and out of the chair? Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: Garma Youth Forum Presentation Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: The Economic Framework: economies, procurement and possibilities: Mr Klaus Helms Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: The Economic Framework: economies, procurement and possibilities: Mr Bobby Nunggumatjbarr Read More...


Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: The Economic Framework: economies, procurement and possibilities: Mr Phillip Strachan Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel: The Economic Framework: economies, procurement and possibilities: Hon. Adam Giles Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Update on Empowered Communities: Mr Sean Gordon Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Update on Empowered Communities: Mr Noel Pearson Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Update on Empowered Communities: Ms Andrea Mason Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Institute Lecture: Mr Kumi Naidoo Read More...


Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Special Focus: No More Campaign: Ms Lani Brennan Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Special Focus: No More Campaign: Mr Charlie King Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Political Panel Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Panel - Homelands Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - 'A Day In My Life': Perspectives through the eyes of Indigenous Australia Read More...

Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Ceremonial Opening at Garrtjambal House Read More...


Garma 2015 Key Forum

12 Aug 15 - Garma Institute Lecture: Mr Joe Morrison Read More...

Garma 2015 Official Opening Ceremony

12 Aug 15 - Opening ceremony of Garma 2015 Read More...

Garma 2015 Yolngu Heroes Award Ceremony

12 Aug 15 - The Yolngu Heroes Award recognises the significant achievements of many individuals contributing to the development of their community, to the safety and well being of those living daily with multiple challenges, and in general those people that we all know and admire for their determination and mentorship Read More...

In honour of the memory of Mr Wununggumurra

11 Aug 15 - State on the passing of Mr Wununggmurra Read More...

PUBLIC NOTICE - GARMA 2015

8 Jul 15 - Garma registrations and attending Garma 2015. Read More...

Territory Q Business Magazine GARMA 2015 FOCUS

1 Jul 15 - In the July edition, released today, Territory Q covers all things Garma. Go grab your July copy pronto! Read More...


Garma 2015 Program Booklet

29 Jun 15 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation is proud to release the Garma 2015 Program Booklet. Read More...

Media Release

12 Jun 15 - Yothu Yindi Foundation and Sky News partner for Garma 2015 Read More...

Media Release: Tickets selling fast for Garma 2015

18 May 15 - Garma 2015 Ticket Sales Read More...

Garma 2015 Yolngu Hero Nomination

20 Mar 15 - Garma 2015 Yolngu Hero nomination's now open!!! Read More...

Officially releasing the 2015 Garma Posters

18 Feb 15 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation proudly shares our spectacular Garma posters, featuring the beauty of the Yolngu culture.
Photography: Mr Peter Eve
Images copyright: Yothu Yindi Foundation Read More...

Dhawu Newsletter - December 2014

24 Dec 14 - Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Yothu Yindi Foundation Read More...


In honour of the memory of Mr Gough Whitlam

21 Oct 14 - Statement from Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM: "It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Read More...

IMPACT- Young Indigenous Leadership Program 2014

16 Oct 14 - We're so excited with Michelle Kerrin's Garma english creative writing piece - we thought we'd share it with you. Read More...

GARMA 2014: LOST AND FOUND

12 Aug 14 - Have you returned from Garma minus any of your personal belongings? We currently have a collection of found items waiting to be reunited with their owners. Read More...

MINING TRAINING CENTRE TO GENERATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR YOLNGU PEOPLE

2 Aug 14 - A Mining Training Centre will be established in Northeast Arnhem Land with $2.4 million in support from Rio Tinto Read More...

NEW EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS MAKE GARMA INSTITUTE A REALITY

1 Aug 14 - Historic new education partnerships with the University of Melbourne and the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation Read More...

GARMA TICKET HOLDERS: LAST MINUTE REMINDERS

29 Jul 14 - Only 3 days to go until you are walking amongst the Stringybark trees of Gulkula, taking part in what’s described as the most significant gathering of Indigenous cultural exchange in Australia, Garma 2014! Read More...


GAPAN ART + FORUM TO LEAVE IT'S PRINTS ON GARMA

28 Jul 14 - Fascinating artwork created by a new generation of young Yolngu artists will be a key feature at Garma 2014, the Yothu Yindi Foundation (YYF) said today. Read More...

DRIVING TO GARMA

25 Jul 14 - Driving to Garma: Important detail including destination points PDF and road safety hints for those travelling to Garma by 4WD on the Central Arnhem road. Read More...

BOB HAWKE AC TO SPEAK AT GARMA 2014

21 Jul 14 - Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke AC has been confirmed as a special guest speaker at this year's Garma 2014, the Yothu Yindi Foundation (YYF) announced today. Read More...

SUPER SOUNDS TO ROCK GARMA 2014

16 Jul 14 - Guests of Garma 2014 will be treated to a sensational line-up of popular and emerging musical talent from across Australia... Read More...

GARMA 2014 PROGRAMME BOOKLET

16 Jul 14 - GARMA 2014 PROGRAMME BOOKLET PDF -PLEASE NOTE PROGRAMME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE - Read More...

Key Forum Agenda to Engage, Inspire

11 Jul 14 - Leaders at the coal-face of Aboriginal life will come together next month for a dynamic, 3-day
discussion on the key challenges confronting Indigenous Australians, the Yothu Yindu Foundation said
today. Read More...


YOLNGU HEROES TO BE HONOURED AT GARMA

8 Jul 14 - A special group of men and women will be honoured as Yolngu Heroes at Garma 2014, the
Yothu Yindu Foundation said today. Read More...

GARMA FEATURED IN QANTAS UPFRONT MAGAZINE

4 Jul 14 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation acknowledges Qantas for their ongoing support as a Major Sponsor of Garma 2014. Read More...

PRIME MINISTER TO VISIT NORTH EAST ARNHEM

23 Jun 14 - Official Press Release: Prime Minister announces visit to North East Arnhem Land during September. Read More...

YYF STATEMENT ON ARNHEM LAND VISIT BY PRIME MINISTER TONY ABBOTT

23 Jun 14 - The Chairman of the Yothu Yindi Foundation and the Gumatj Corporation, Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM,
today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Tony Abbott that he will spend a week in
Arnhem Land in September. Read More...

NEW MEDIA RELEASE- Garma to Focus on Responsibility, Reform and Recognition

18 Jun 14 - A compelling program focusing on Responsibility, Reform and Recognition will ensure that Garma 2014 continues to set the national agenda on Indigenous affairs. Read More...

Checklist: How to Prepare for Garma!

13 Jun 14 - Get informed about Yolngu cultural protocol, the Garma photography and recording policy, and how to book your shuttle bus seats...A must read for all Garma attendees! Read More...


Dhawu Newsletter - June 2014

4 Jun 14 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation has been a hive of activity since our last newsletter, with Garma 2014 rapidly approaching. If you haven't already done so, make sure you earmark the dates 1 - 4 August, 2014. Read More...

Announcing the winner of the Garma Testimonial competition

22 May 14 - We’d like to congratulate the very talented Kerry Taylor, who wins a free ticket to Garma 2014 as a YYF VIP guest! Read More...

This week YYF’s exciting Garma programming news leaks into the public domain.

8 May 14 - Last week YYF’s CEO Denise Bowden & Director of Garma spoke with Arafura Times Andrew Harrison who heard whispers that the flagship ABC Q&A program would be televised live from Garma this year. Read More...

Official Garma 2014 Posters

19 Mar 14 - We are proud to unveil the official Garma 2014 posters. All three designs are available here as downloads, and we welcome you to share! Read More...

Garma Institute Update

12 Feb 14 - We are pleased the Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion has committed federal funding of $3 million for the building of the Garma Cultural Knowledge Centre. Read More...

YYF & Empowered Communities

7 Feb 14 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation are proud contributors to the Empowered Communites project. As reported in the Australian Newspaper Feb 6. Read More...


Welcome to Our New Home

29 Jan 14 - Make yourself at home and have a browse around the Yothu Yindi Foundation's brand new website! Read More...

Volunteer at Garma 2014

29 Jan 14 - Do you want behind the scenes experience at one of Australia leading Indigenous Events? Read More...

Garma 2014 Registrations now open!

28 Jan 14 - The Yothu Yindi Foundation is proud to present Garma 2014! Read More...

Testimonial Competition

28 Jan 14 - Enter for your chance to win 1x complimentary VIP pass to Garma 2014! Read More...

Getting to Garma

28 Jan 14 - What you need to know about getting to Garma in 2014 Read More...


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