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Indigenous leaders call for radical change as the Closing the Gap report is released; The Queensland Indigenous community of Aurukun under siege; And, pressure...
After months of sporadic street fighting, a group of Aboriginal elders says their Queensland community is under siege, from within and by authorities.
More fails than passes -- those are the findings in the federal government's eighth annual Closing the Gap report on reducing Indigenous disadvantage.
Former NRL star Joe Williams says he still plans to pursue a career in politics despite the controversy over his refusal to stand for the national anthem during...
Authorities in Germany say at least ten people have died after two passenger trains collided head-on near the Austrian border.
Pressure is mounting on Turkey to open its borders to tens of thousands of asylum seekers fleeing the fighting in Syria's northern city of Aleppo.
In Senate Estimates, Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs was quizzed on offshore asylum seeker processing, allegations of torture on Nauru and the selection...

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A battle brewing over talk of a Medicare shake-up; A review shows massive failings in the 2007 Northern Territory intervention; And the Syrian refugee crisis...
Endurance athletes aren't generally associated with being vegetarian, but David McNeill is used to surprising people.
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There's a push to get traditional Indigenous healing from South Australia's APY lands into the mainstream.
An indepedent report says the Northern Territory Intervention has failed to deliver on key reforms as set by the Close the Gap goals.
The federal government has defended moves to outsource Medicare, pharmaceutical and aged-care benefits delivery to the private sector.
New refugee camps are being built along the Syrian border with Turkey to house thousands of people who have fled the northern city of Aleppo. 
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