NITV News

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Coalition Ministers pay a visit to Sydney's Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience and drop $5.75 million to help students stay in school.
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Samara Williams is on a ten-day tour of India with the first National Indigenous Women's Cricket team. She answers five questions for NITV.
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An emotional Nova Peris goes out swinging.
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A first game loss is all part of achieving milestones for the first women's rugby league team in Woorabinda.
On a Sky News panel discussing the Senator's announcement on Tuesday night, Andrew Bolt labeled Nova Peris a 'disgrace' for not contesting her seat in the...
The Labor senator announces her exit from politics amid speculation that she will take a job with the AFL.

Other Latest Stories

Congress removes the last uses of 'Negro' and 'Oriental' from federal statutes.
The inaugural National Indigenous Women's Cricket team kick-off their 10-day tour of India.
An online survey shows almost three quarters of Australians support constitutional recognition. But does that reflect the sentiment among the Indigenous community?
COMMENT | This is the speech that Jackie Huggins from the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples delivered to the United Nations Permanent Forum on...
WEEK 2 | The Recognition journey gets an injection of funds, Australia Day back on the agenda and Scullion shares his thoughts on the ABA.

Election 2016: Ken Canning

CANDIDATE PROFILE | 'Sovereignty and this will come in many forms that has to be decided by Our Peoples,' is the clear message from Socialist Alliance candidate...
Photographer Wayne Quilliam is among a group of artists on a two-week trip to Guam, to share and celebrate their culture with thousands from across the Pacific.
COMMENT | Driving past Glencore’s McArthur River Mine always reminds me of a Lord of the Rings movie, writes Jason De Santolo.

Election 2016: Sharlene Leroy-Dyer

CANDIDATE PROFILE | The list of what Socialist Alliance's Sharlene Leroy-Dyer wants to achieve if elected is 'enormous'.

Election 2016: Shea Taylor

CANDIDATE PROFILE | For the Australian Christians Party's Queensland candidate, a treaty will provide the best outcomes for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous...
The Liberal Party has a new Indigenous, gay candidate going head-to-head against Tanya Plibersek in the New South Wales' seat of Sydney.
COMMENT | In partnering with RECOGNISE the NRL has taken a stance on equality and inclusiveness, writes Linda Burney.
WEEK 1 | It’s going to be a long election campaign. So every week, NITV will give you a black eye: the most important announcements, the best pictures and things...
#IHMayDay was created in 2013 to counter proposed cuts to Aboriginal community-controlled health services in that year's budget. In 2016 it's putting Indigenous...
Indigenous pride will be front and centre for the Parramatta Eels, West Tigers, Gold Coast Titans and Melbourne Storm this weekend.

Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

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

COMMENT | It may not ever appear on Wikipedia, or even be an obscure trivia night question, but I was honoured to have played a small part in a little bit of...
COMMENT | DNA testing may be used to prove Aboriginal descent, but there are important cautions in using this technology, writes Gregory Phillips.
An online survey shows almost three quarters of Australians support constitutional recognition. But does that reflect the sentiment among the Indigenous community?
The constitutional recognition process so far has placed disproportionate pressure on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It’s been presented as a once...
Australia is being held back by its unresolved relationship with its Indigenous population. Drawing on attempts at reconciliation overseas, this series of...
COMMENT | Driving past Glencore’s McArthur River Mine always reminds me of a Lord of the Rings movie, writes Jason De Santolo.
COMMENT | In partnering with RECOGNISE the NRL has taken a stance on equality and inclusiveness, writes Linda Burney.
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