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Posted on 16 December 2019

Educating Yolŋu on Local Decision Making

Educating Yolŋu on Local Decision Making

ARDS is working with the Northern Territory Government to educate Yolŋu people about the Government’s plans to increase the ability for Local Decision Making (LDM) in Arnhem Land.We recently produced eight radio programs in Yolŋu Matha, explaining LDM, why the Northern Territory Government is eager for…

Posted on 13 December 2019

New training films for interpreters and translators

New training films for interpreters and translators

ARDS recently produced a set of training films for the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI). Filmed in and around Nhulunbuy, the films illustrate some of the ethical principles of the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) Code of Ethics and…

Posted on 13 December 2019

Cultural Competency Training Project completed and ready to roll

Cultural Competency Training Project completed and ready to roll

ARDS wrapped up its Cultural Competency Training development project in November. This big project, funded through the Northern Territory Department of Chief Minister in Nhulunbuy funded ARDS to develop 11 introductory on-line training modules and develop a one-day face-to-face workshop. The eleven online…

Posted on 13 December 2019

ARDS nominated for national award

ARDS nominated for national award

Hot on the heels of Yolŋu Radio presenter Sylvia Nulpinditj winning a major award at the recent Remote Indigenous Media Festival, the ARDS Ancient Languages project was nominated in the “Best Language/Culture Production” Award category at the recent First Nations Media Awards in Alice Springs. The project…

Posted on 04 November 2019

Yolŋu Radio presenter wins national award

Yolŋu Radio presenter wins national award

Yolŋu Radio presenter Sylvia Nulpinditj has won a "Best Remote Indigenous Broadcasting Service Awards" at the recent Remote Indigenous Media Festival on Waiben (Thursday Island, Torres Strait).   It's another feather in Sylvia's cap, who has collected a number of awards in her career,…

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