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A mural by artist Matt Adnate pays tribute to a pioneer of Aboriginal rights and the force behind the Tent Embassy.
A new book details the long standing and close relationship between Australia and New Zealand's First Peoples.
Ben Willis’ Facebook comments prompts Labor to call for candidate to step down while government urges electorate to 'move on'.
COMMENT | Our children deserve more than to have their sporting heroes reduced to walking, talking alcohol advertisements, writes Kristen Ella.
Prime Minister takes part in symbolic hand back of over 500 square kilometres of land near Darwin to traditional owners.
EXCLUSIVE | Liberal frontbencher keeping an open mind on treaty but says recognition is the priority.
OPINION | Treaty is the demand of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people beyond a single constitutional moment, writes Mark MacMillan.

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Election 2016: Ken Wyatt

CANDIDATE PROFILE | The Liberal's Ken Wyatt says there's much more that he wants to achieve for his electorate of Hasluck.
COMMENT | I believe that in order to facilitate change in the community, you have to be a part of the process, writes Dr Robert Isaacs.
Renowned singer, actor and writer Ursula Yovich has won the 2016 Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright’s award to develop a stage play exploring Indigenous...
The candidates contesting the July 2, 2016 Federal Election.
A seven-day trek into the heart of Martu country came to an end on Sunday, with a strong message for mining company Cameco.
As Labor opens the door to treaty, Malcolm Turnbull argues for keeping the focus on constitutional recognition.
An ambitious photography project has set out to show how diverse Indigenous Australia really is.
COMMENT | There has never been a better time to strike out on a different path in order to achieve good education outcomes for Indigenous children, writes Darren...

Election 2016: Kerrynne Liddle

CANDIDATE PROFILE | There are three key areas that Liberal candidate Kerrynne Liddle is psssionate about - getting children to school, adults to work and making...
Medika Thorpe, a proud Gunai-Gureng Gureng woman, was born in Melbourne but grew up within Sydney’s vibrant Aboriginal arts scene. She is part of a new generation...
COMMENT | I joined Myall Creek Committee to join in the struggle for a desperately needed National Aboriginal Keeping Place, and I am humbled to bring this...
A coalition of Indigenous leaders have sent a signed statement, called the Redfern Statement, to all major parties with a vision for Indigenous affairs for the...
The Australian Council for Trade Unions calls for the government to overhaul superannuation policies for Indigenous Australians.
Crowdfunding fails to keep an important cultural artefact at home in Victoria.

Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

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

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 discussing....
In March 2015, then-prime minister Tony Abbott acknowledged that domestic violence was a “tragic and deadly epidemic” affecting the entire nation. This sentiment...
COMMENT | Our children deserve more than to have their sporting heroes reduced to walking, talking alcohol advertisements, writes Kristen Ella.
OPINION | Treaty is the demand of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people beyond a single constitutional moment, writes Mark MacMillan.
COMMENT | I agree with Bill Shorten and Patrick Dodson that we can have both a treaty and recognition. It speaks to the full scope and imagination of our country.
EXPLAINER | A painting by Wurundjeri artist William Barak was auctioned last week for A$512,400. This set a new record for the 19th century artist, diplomat and...

Election 2016: Ken Wyatt

CANDIDATE PROFILE | The Liberal's Ken Wyatt says there's much more that he wants to achieve for his electorate of Hasluck.
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