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A Coroner's Court has heard there is no apparent connection between the bashing of an Aboriginal prisoner and his death in jail months later.
Northern Territory Senator Malarndirri McCarthy has called Adam Giles a failed Chief Minister, telling NITV in an exclusive interview that he has not only failed...
We've created an 'armchair' guide to help you navigate our Garma coverage from your TV and mobile device, without having to leave the comfort of your home.
The Prime Minister has called for a Royal Commission into the Northern Territory's youth detention centres after graphic footage of inmates being mistreated was...
Garma brings together business leaders, international political leaders, intellectuals, academics and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues.
The lawyer of a young man who featured in a Four Corners story about abuse of young offenders in the Northern Territory has asked for the teenagers immediate...
Bradley Hill won't let talk of a homecoming distract from a fourth straight premiership quest with Hawthorn.

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The Prime Minister has called for a Royal Commission into the Northern Territory's youth detention centres after graphic footage of inmates being mistreated was aired...
Their season is slipping away and former Bronco Justin Hodges wants Wayne Bennett's men to return to an 'old school' philosophy.
After shocking vision emerged of the mistreatment of juvenile inmates in the Northern Territory, there has been a public outcry for change in the justice system.
This weekend we congratulate Magnolia Maymurru on her achievements at the Miss World Australia final. We also continue to celebrate the many Indigenous models who...
The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, says opportunities for Indigenous people should be expanded.
Climate change health group warns of heat stress and mental illness risks.
One of Australia’s most feared but largely unknown resistance fighters, Pemulwuy, could soon have his legacy taught in schools throughout New South Wales.
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We've created an 'armchair' guide to help you navigate our Garma coverage from your TV and mobile device, without having to leave the comfort of your home.
Garma brings together business leaders, international political leaders, intellectuals, academics and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues.
The Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act 1976 was the first attempt by an Australian government to legally recognise the Aboriginal system of land ownership.
This weekend we congratulate Magnolia Maymurru on her achievements at the Miss World Australia final. We also continue to celebrate the many Indigenous models who...
'Shock em!' is a new book published by a group of young Northern Territory footballers in conjunction with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Epic Good...
The 2016 NAIDOC Awards hosted by Hannah Hollis and Luke Carroll is an opportunity to recognise our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, scholars,...

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COMMENT | On the 9th of May people from the Aboriginal community, including myself, all went up to open a park which was dedicated to Truganini. Mr Stephen Walker, a...
It was a battle of 'mass slaughter and mass grief', the first time Australians were confronted with 'the full force and horror of industrialised warfare.'
COMMENT | If Indigenous people encourage and support western society to embrace and experience what it means to be Indigenous and help them reconnect with their...
“Like Paleolithic people, when we enter the caves, we face our primal fears and are transformed and empowered by the experience. But unlike ancient humanity… we...
As a clan, the MacKenzie-Ellis kids are not your run-of-the-mill haggis-eating, kilt-wearing Scots. They are both Scottish and Aboriginal or, as their mother...
A quick introduction to all things NAIDOC Week.
New Labor member says controversial One Nation leader’s views are “unacceptable” but her party must be pragmatic in negotiations.
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The story of the Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother, Tenskwatawa, known as the Prophet. Following the American Revolution, the Prophet led a spiritual movement...
Indigenous broadcasters have made up nearly 20 per cent of all finalists in the CBAA Community Radio Awards 2016
Encouraging people to workout anywhere, Jeffery gives some tips on how to exercise in the office at home and in the park.

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Wurray is a Dreamtime character. He is one of our "makers". He's a traveller with an open mind and an open heart to the land.
Director Ivan Sen and actor Aaron Pedersen talk to Stephen A. Russell about the anticipated 'Mystery Road' sequel, which opened the 2016 Sydney Film Festival on...
When modern scientists learn about the meteorological, astronomical and geographical knowledge that has been passed down in Aboriginal culture, they are often...
Can the re-imagining of Roots change the world all over again?

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Read about each sacred Songline captured in NITV's landmark series.

Wardbukkarra is the story of creation and the inevitable struggle between good and evil as told by the Bininj people from central western Arnhem Land.
'Songlines are a library of information. 'They are many things: a road map, a bible, our history.'
Bulunu Milkarri, one of our Songlines on Screen, is about one woman's journey to learn an endangered songline from remote Arnhem Land that explores cycles of...
The "Tjawa Tjawa" songline is about a group of women who came from around Roebourne in the Pilbara and travelled, in some cases underground, all the way through...
Goorrandalng: Brolga Dreaming, one of our Songlines on Screen, is a song and a story about women who went to the dreaming place where women can go to become...
Wardbukkarra, one of our Songlines on Screen, is the story of the creation of the first people of Western Arnhem Land, and the battle between good and evil...
Tjawa Tjawa, one of our Songlines on Screen, follows a group of women in search of their husbands.
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Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

From unique Indigenous voices, you won't find comment, analysis & personal accounts like this anywhere else.

Not enough people are aware of the creative Indigenous institutions and Koori producer Merindah Donnelly is continuously trying to educate the wider society about...
COMMENT | Indigenous affairs is a highly crowded institutional space. With more than 80 programs in communities of 1000 people, the sheer ratio of programs to...
Marcia Langton sounds off on treaty talks and white organisations sucking up money in remote communities.
COMMENT | Listening to the story of the Queen on her 90th birthday I was suddenly struck with the realisation that her sense of belonging to Country struck a...

Election 2016: Ash Rose

CANDIDATE PROFILE | First Nations descendent from Bungaree, Ash Rose is "running to ensure our voice is heard and to get more of our people involved in the...
COMMENT | If Indigenous people encourage and support western society to embrace and experience what it means to be Indigenous and help them reconnect with their...
COMMENT | In any given election, Indigenous issues usually don’t get much air time from the nation media, despite there being so many crucial issues worth...
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We've created an 'armchair' guide to help you navigate our Garma coverage from your TV and mobile device, without having to leave the comfort of your home.
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Dylan Voller is the young boy filmed being abused and tortured by NT juvenile detention centre guards. The vision shocked the nation and now, with the help of his...
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Northern Territory Senator Malarndirri McCarthy has called Adam Giles a failed Chief Minister, telling NITV in an exclusive interview that he has not only failed...
A Coroner's Court has heard there is no apparent connection between the bashing of an Aboriginal prisoner and his death in jail months later.
Ben Hills' story on justice for Julieka Dhu has been shortlisted in the Kennedy Awards for Excellence in Journalism.
Bradley Hill won't let talk of a homecoming distract from a fourth straight premiership quest with Hawthorn.
Their season is slipping away and former Bronco Justin Hodges wants Wayne Bennett's men to return to an 'old school' philosophy.
An ABC Four Corners report into the treatment of youth detainees in the Northern Territory showed images of juvenile detainees being gassed, choked and stripped...
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