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COMMENT | Malcolm Turnbull scrapes through with a pass mark after his first in-depth speech on Indigenous affairs, writes Myles Morgan.
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COMMENT | NITV’s senior reporter Malarndirri McCarthy says to Indigenous organisations: 'Don't give up on Closing the Gap, just maintain the rage for equality.'...
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Meet Putuparri, the Wangkatjungka man trying to make it rain in one of the driest parts of Australia.
Mick Gooda and Dr Jackie Huggins launched the Close the Gap Progress and Priorities report for 2016 in Canberra today. Now in its tenth year, NITV's Myles Morgan...
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The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull remains hopeful in his response to Close the Gap 2016 in Canberra today, while Labor's Bill Shorten says more needs to be done.
An idea inspired by the late discovery of her Aboriginal ancestry, lands Mikaela Jade a spot at the PM's Reception for Indigenous Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

Other Latest Stories

Indigenous communities in far North Queensland are being urged to take preventative action against the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
The release of the State of Reconciliation report in Canberra has sparked conversations about treaties with First Nations.
Traditional healers from South Australia bring their centuries-old practice to a clinic in Sydney’s inner west.
Martin Jeffrey is one of many young cricketers descending on the Red Centre for Australia's largest Indigenous cricket carnival.
Beyoncé was the star of the half-time show with her Michael Jackson inspired wardrobe and message for social change.
Respect lies at the heart of solving the deep, unresolved tensions in this country, writes Stan Grant.
Traditional owners of a sacred site in the Hunter are pleading with the NSW State Government for its protection.
Hit Australian musical drama, 'The Sapphires', is to be given a new polish as an animated series.
Clontarf Academy students realise the sky is the limit thanks to a $450k funding boost from Qantas.
A group of teachers, students and parents slam the government’s Gonski cuts, and take to Canberra to ensure that the positive outcomes like that of Shakeela...
Today is the 51st anniversary of the momentous Freedom Ride that journeyed through western New South Wales in February 1965 to draw attention to injustice and...
'When you recognise, that's how your culture survives,' is the powerful message from Perth rapper's latest single.
The Freedom Ride brought unprecedented media attention to racism against Aboriginal people in Australia, writes Myles Morgan.
Indigenous playwright braces herself to become the butt of her own jokes when Black Comedy relaunches on Australian television tonight.
When Lucy Turnbull and the Prime Minister sit at the dining table in The Lodge, they will do so under the gaze of ancestors thousands of years old.
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COMMENT | Malcolm Turnbull scrapes through with a pass mark after his first in-depth speech on Indigenous affairs, writes Myles Morgan.
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COMMENT | The fashion world is rightfully criticised for its lack of diversity, with major designers refusing to cast models of colour. But through the work of...
COMMENT | In 2008 the Northern Territory Parliament was the first Australian parliament to make the reporting of Domestic Violence mandatory. The life of one...
COMMENT | Self-confidence and leadership skills are two major outcomes of a fitness regime and these benefits can change communities for the better, writes...
COMMENT | In the wake of yet another blackface controversy, professional boxer Joe Williams and US pro tennis player Lendale Johnson say these kinds of stunts and...
If Australia becomes a republic, our nation will have the opportunity to address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's sovereignty in a concrete way and...
Sydney’s recent Invasion Day protest march marked a turning point in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander activism, with a new generation of young people leading...
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