A Guidance in Time

The wait to see the stunning triptych, A Guidance in Time created by Quandamooka artists Casey Coolwell and Kyra Mancktelow for The University of Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is finally over after a series of unveiling events.

20 May 2019
Professor Anita Heiss joins UQ

The University of Queensland has welcomed multi-award winning writer and Indigenous rights champion Dr Anita Heiss as a Professor of Communication.

12 February 2019

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates from across Australia have the chance to join a paid University of Queensland program designed to help realise their career goals.

15 January 2019
Graham Ackhurst

An Aboriginal writer who ‘gained a second chance at life’ following treatment for a rare cancer has become the first Indigenous recipient of the Fulbright W.G. Walker scholarship.

18 December 2018

The University of Queensland has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

5 December 2018
Left to right: Isabella Baker, Judy Watson, Emma McLean

Emerging UQ Art Museum curators have collaborated with prolific Brisbane-based artist Judy Watson to create a thought-provoking exhibition to run from Saturday 18 August.

16 August 2018
Baker Boy on stage. One performer is captured mid-flip, while another plays the didgeridoo, with the end of it pointing towards the camera.

Indigenous rapper Baker Boy will headline The University of Queensland’s inaugural NAIDOC Music Culture Art Festival, to be held on Thursday 2 August.

23 July 2018
A group of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys pose in yellow rugby uniforms. They are smiling.

More than 400 children got a taste for healthy living and university life through rugby league and netball matches at the Deadly Choices Junior Murri Carnival at The University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus this month.

12 July 2018
UQ's Forgan Smith building lit in Aboriginal flag colours.

Artwork by an Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander creator will feature in The University of Queensland’s upcoming Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), with artists invited to submit an expression of interest by 11 July 2018.

5 July 2018

Mental health disorders are four to seven times more common among Indigenous adults than other Australians, University of Queensland researchers have found.

3 July 2018

The University of Queensland has invited the community to join staff and students to form the word ‘sorry’ as part of activities to celebrate National Reconciliation Week.

25 May 2018

The achievements of leading doctors, scholars, executives and policy makers in Indigenous health will be celebrated at a University of Queensland symposium.

2 March 2018

The rollout of low aromatic fuel has contributed to significant and sustained reduction in petrol sniffing and associated health problems in Indigenous communities, studies have found.

29 November 2017
UQ's Emma Livingstone in Kowanyama for the 2017 program

A program that engages rural Australian communities with science also boosts visibility and career development for women researchers, a University of Queensland-led study has found.

20 October 2017
Professor Sue Kildea and Karina Hogan, one of the first mums through the Birthing On Country program

A maternity program designed to achieve better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their babies has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

11 October 2017
Professor Hoy says improved health outcomes should be "celebrated".

Unique data from the Tiwi Islands and trends in ages and causes of death shows that health outcomes for some remote Indigenous communities have improved at an astonishing rate.

15 September 2017
Brenda L. Croft  Self–portrait on country (Wave Hill), 24 June 2014

Fifty-one years after the historic Wave Hill Walk-Off sparked the national land rights movement, an exhibition exploring the event is on show at the UQ Art Museum.

8 August 2017

The implementation of an Indigenous-led suicide intervention program will begin in Queensland’s rural and remote communities in July.

26 June 2017
Members of the W&J Traditional Owners Council outside the Federal Court

Unfinished business: Adani, the State, and the indigenous rights struggle of the Wangan and Jagalingou traditional owners council

12 June 2017
Dental students at St George

The launch of a new dental clinic in St George in south-west Queensland will ease the shortage of dental services available to the community.

9 June 2017