Old People’s Birthday

Old People's Birthday - Our Elders

On July 1 we celebrate our Elders birthday. Affectionately known as the “Old People’s Birthday”, July 1 was the date allocated to many Aboriginal & Torrens Strait Islander people who did not have official records of their birth in the 20th century. It was decided more than 30 years ago that the first day of July would be a collective … Read More

On-Country Yarn – Bi-Monthly Newsletter

ABC Foundation On-Country Yarn Newsletter

This is our Bi-Monthly Newsletter format called the On Country Yarn. Each edition will feature yarns from some of the key programs happening in our valued communities. Read the latest edition: ABC Foundation Newsletter June 2024


The ABC Foundation is pleased to announce that Deb Wilkes will be stepping into the Chairperson role of the board. Deb brings significant leadership experience in local government, not-for-profit and corporate business and adds specialist skills to support the Board in Compliance & Research. Deb holds a Masters in Research Design, Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management, Diploma of Management … Read More

Aboriginal Women’s Paid Training Project in Research and Evaluation to commence in Karratha 2021

The Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation (ABC) Foundation Ltd is launching an exciting new social pilot program called the Aboriginal Women’s Research Assistant and Evaluation (AWRAE) Training Project which is pushing the boundaries of Indigenous Data Sovereignty and is creating employment and empowerment for Aboriginal women in remote communities. On the Kimberley’s Gibb River alone, more than 100 researchers are engaged to … Read More