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A Melbourne council wants a meeting with the federal government after its power to hold citizenship ceremonies was revoked following a vote to stop referring to...
An Aboriginal teenager from WA's far north who tried to take her own life twice says young people must be involved in the design and delivery of suicide...
A Melbourne council has made history by becoming the first in the nation to stop referring to January 26 as Australia Day.
Wiradjuri/ Bangerang and Yorta Yorta man, Lionel Bamblett says urgent action is needed after a report found a disproportionate number of children expelled from...
Why would Aboriginal people want to celebrate a day that represents the end of their culture?
An inquest into the deaths of a group of Aboriginal youths who took their own lives in WA's far north has heard the federal government's Cashless Debit Card has...
Australian country music star Troy Cassar-Daley has called for an Aboriginal treaty after taking out top honours at the National Indigenous Music Awards.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have lived in Australia since the Upper Paleolithic Period. For 65,000 years, our people have called these lands...
Clinton Pryor is the man walking for justice and he has arrived in Sydney's suburb of Redfern to meet, greet and empower Aboriginal Australians in a fight for...
Daly River will become the first remote Northern Territory Indigenous community to be powered by solar energy.
High profile campaign with millions in public funding to be ditched.
Indigenous recognition must come before referendums on extended parliamentary terms or on becoming a republic.
Opinion: Paternalistic welfare policies are not the answer writes Dr. Hannah McGlade Senior Indigenous Research Fellow at Curtin University.
Ten years after the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, some progress has been made to formally recognise Indigenous...
A new campaign calling for more cashless welfare cards which uses a violent video as its centrepiece has been criticised for cherry picking incidents to paint a...
Indigenous Tasmanians hope the creation of an inaugural reconciliation council will help recognise and overcome challenges faced by the state's First People.
Queensland healthcare workers will undergo training to help them better address the rate of smoking and disease among their Indigenous patients.
Gene Gibson, the Aboriginal man who was wrongly jailed for the death of a man, will seek $2.5 million in damages from the Western Australian Government.
More than thirty years ago, Jim Hagan demanded a treaty with the Federal Government. He along with his colleagues put their life’s work into reaching a resolution...
Palawa lawyer Michael Mansell hopes the establishment of a body would move things along.
Governments are still ignoring Indigenous people, says UN.
Indigenous rights activist and anti-nuclear campaigner Yami Lester was farewelled in a state funeral on Tuesday in the APY Lands, in South Australia's far north...
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