Meet Mel& Sam - #NCIE12Weeks

Sam & Mel take on the 12 Week Challenge at NCIE Fitness.

Meet Annemieke, Dana & Mitchell - #NCIE12Weeks

Annemieke, Dana & Mitchell take on the 12 Week Challenge at NCIE Fitness.

Meet Georgia & Hayden - #NCIE12Weeks

Georgia and Hayden take on the 12 Week Challenge at NCIE Fitness.

Shini De Silva Appointed as Marketing Manager

The NCIE is very privileged and excited to have Shini on board with us. Shini's wealth of knowledge and experience in communications and marketing will be a great asset to the NCIE Communications Team. 


"It is crucial that we work to improve how Indigenous people are represented in the media." - Luke Pearson 


Emily Schnierer is a Torres Strait Islander woman who grew up on the mainland community of Byron Bay NSW. Emily believes that learning should be engaging, stimulating, multisensory and relevant to the lives of the children.

Xventure Leadership Challenge

The weekend away was filled with laughter, fun and excitement, particularly in the “building a raft challenge” where NCIE’s raft fell to pieces before it even hit the water!

NCIE Digital Innovation & Communications Manager Appointed

Luke Briscoe is a proud Kuku-Yalanji man from Far North Queensland. Luke believes the interlinked nature of Indigenous digital culture across the arts and media sectors provides innovative opportunities for social transformation.

Working with the NCIE

Yatu Widders Hunt reflects on her time working within the NCIE Communications Team.

#in2014iwill Winners Announced

To mark the start of 2014, our LIFE Programs Team recently ran a New Year’s Resolution challenge to people to commit to making small lifestyle changes that would make a big difference. 

Leadership Camp: Monica McKenzie

As part of her work with the NCIE, Program Supervisor Monica McKenzie shares her experiences of our recent Leadership Camp.

Survival Day: Yabun

Yatu Widders Hunt shares her experience of this year's Yabun and reflects on what it means to her.

Ascension Magazine is Launching in 2014

Australia's first Indigenous and ethnic women’s lifestyle magazine, Ascension is built on the philosophy of  ‘Aspire, Inspire, Desire.’

NCIE Intern - Siobhan Tierney

Want to know what it is like being an intern at the NCIE? Read Siobhan's blog about her experience through the Aurora Intership Program. 

Celebration of culture is in our hands

During the October long weekend, I was honoured to attend the inaugural Boomerang Festival at Byron Bay, along with NCIE team members Carla McGrath and James Saunders. 

Absorbing the Yolngu way at Garma Festival

I had the privilege of participating in Reconciliation Australia’s Women Group for the annual Garma Festival. Whilst I was excited prior to my departure I had no idea that the experience would transform my life.

Indigenous Digital Excellence Agenda (IDEA)

Next week, the NCIE will be taken over by leading digital thinkers from across Australia as part of the Summit for the Indigenous Digital Excellence Agenda (IDEA); a wide reaching...

NCIE's Newest Advocate - Dr Anita Heiss

The NCIE is proud to announce our newest Advocate, Dr Anita Heiss one of Australia's most prolific and well-known Indigenous authors and beloved public intellectual. Anita Heiss is...

Excellence is the New Black (Coffee)!

Indigenous excellence was the topic of conversation in the halls of Parliament recently. As Australia's politicians sipped their cappuccinos and long blacks, they were invited to p...

Indigenous Women of Influence and Excellence

Blog post by NCIE CEO Jason Glanville. The NCIE has a strong focus on honouring resilience and contribution among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Unfortunately, ...

CEO Reconciliation Ride Connects with Culture

Blog post by NCIE CEO Jason Glanville A couple of weeks ago, we here at the NCIE had our first CEO Reconciliation Ride. The brainchild of the LIFE team leaders, Ben Bowen and Sean ...

The Virtuous Cycle - The NCIE's Bike Projects

'Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world' - Grant Petersen The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) loves bikes! Led by the initiative of th...

Young Indigenous Changemakers Connect for Change!

The National Indigenous Youth Leadership Academy (NIYLA) connects and inspires young Indigenous leaders who are grounded in respect, culture and a social action philosophy. Through...

NCIE - At the Top of My List

When I was first asked to draft a list of placement priorities for my Aurora Internship, I placed the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) at the top of my list. From re...

I Wish We Could All Go Home

Blog post by NCIE CEO Jason Glanville I went home the weekend before last, I don't go often enough, but going home is something I can do whenever I want. Unfortunately, that isn't ...