Deadly Digital in Townsville Libraries

Deadly Digital Communities (DDC)  is a new digital literacy program which is being delivered to Queensland’s remote and regional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) and selected public libraries are facilitating the program whereby participants can learn about everything from searching the internal to using social media. Townsville City Libraries is … Read more

Lesley Ahwang Acres

Lesley Acres

Lesley is a Field Officer with Indigenous Library Services at the State Library of Queensland. The State Library supports 332 public libraries branches including 25 Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs) which are community institutions led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and function as a library, art space, community meeting point, and a keeping place or … Read more

BE Quick – National Reconciliation Week funding available!

SLQ event

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and 25th anniversary of Mabo with a $5,000 grant. Local councils are eligible for a one-off $5,000 grant to work in partnership with a local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisation to mark these anniversaries during National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June 2017).   … Read more