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Labor is disrupting parliament over proposed changes to race-hate speech laws, lashing the federal government for failing to consider the views of Indigenous Australians.
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112 years ago on 27 March a prominent Indigenous activist was born. This week we remember journalist, advocate and boxer - Jack Patten, who was the founding...
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More harrowing stories emerge from former Don Dale corrections facility.
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Trees are down and some are reporting power loss, as mainland north Queensland towns await the worst of cyclone's 250km/h winds.
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A Parliamentary report has recommended proposed changes to Section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act be passed.
Organisers hope the competition will raise the profile of Indigenous drag queens and sistagirls from around the country.
About 25,000 people living in low-lying areas of Mackay are being urged to evacuate, with fears Cyclone Debbie will bring a devastating tidal surge to the region.

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Musician Archie Roach will receive a prestigous award for his outstanding services to Australian music at next week's APRA Awards.
Cyclone Debbie is expected to cross the coast as a severe category four storm on Tuesday morning. At this stage, landfall is expected between 7am and 8am, but...
The man who was driven by an ‘all-consuming burning desire to help my own people’ was born 95 years ago today.
Tracey Moffat has launched a preview work titled Hell from her newest exhibition My Horizons prior to the upcoming presentation of her works at the Australia...
On Friday, the NT royal commission into youth detention heard from a panel of former Don Dale guards who detailed appalling conditions for detainees.
The Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporation says it will challenge a Federal Court Decision on mining royalties, after it losing its case again yesterday.
The Aboriginal Legal Service has been knocked back from attending a Senate hearing to discuss changes to the Racial Discrimination Act.
Satirical video reveals the darker side of Hawaiian history, from Monsanto to illegal annexation, and that hideous Aloha movie.
Four First Nations women from across the country came together in Redfern this week for the ‘Young Women Speak out for Treaty’ forum to discuss why we need a...
A damning report into Victoria’s youth justice system has highlighted shocking cases of extended isolation, poor sanitary conditions and chronic understaffing.
Australians are being urged to connect with Indigenous culture and history as part of a new mental health and suicide prevention campaign.
Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner fronted the royal commission today and questioned its ability to make detailed findings, with the same level of...
Yesterday police announced that four Aboriginal teenagers have gone missing in or around the Logan area of West Brisbane.
The Senate will debate an overhaul of childcare subsidies as Labor outlines the changes it wants in exchange for its support.
The Northern Territory juvenile justice royal commission has heard Don Dale Staff were untrained to deal with emergency situations.
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