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Matthew Bill has won the West Australian Young Person of the Year award for his dedicated work as a Youth Outreach Worker in Perth’s Swan Valley region.
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After today's media storm, some year 12 students are claiming that memes and jokes about poet Ellen van Neerven - that many considered to be racist in nature -...
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Authors rush to defend award winning poet Ellen van Neerven after a group of HSC students launch racist and derogatory online attacks after sitting exam using one...
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A heavily pregnant 23-year-old West Australian single mother said she has been threatened with six days in jail unless she can come up with $1000 to pay her fines.
Family to receive rights to legendary artists work after decades of injustice.
Greens MP and Aboriginal Justice spokesperson, David Shoebridge, has put the New South Wales and Federal Government on notice. Speaking in Parliament today, he...
Nicole Chapman spoke exclusively to NITV News about what happened leading up to the incident, which resulted in a police officer being investigated by the...

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Countless First Nations men and women have served our country in wars. But unlike non-Indigenous soldiers, their battle continued when they returned home. They...
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has approved $1.1 million to a birthing program aimed at expecting Indigenous mothers in Queensland.
Fashion label Wild Barra has made a name for itself by using Indigenous-inspired designs featuring art and wildlife and for its prominent use of models from...
The Australian National University has released a new study which shows the population of Indigenous smokers decreased by almost 10 per cent since 1994.
The disease is a severe bacterial infection that can cause death within hours if not diagnosed and treated in time.
The native chief for the Ysleta de Sur Pueblo people told local reporters many elders had called him distressed over the vandalism of their spiritual statue.
The famous Indigenous model has had enough and took to Instagram to speak out against the continuous racism she faces on social media.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), this year’s Noble Peace prize winner, has worked extensively with First Nations survivors of nuclear...
The head of the ACT police has blamed recidivism, not police bias, for a surge in apprehensions and arrests of Indigenous people in the territory.
EXCLUSIVE: Elijah Doughty’s family are upset after they were given the wrong number by police for a 24-hour hotline for Indigenous prisoners after a family member...
Targeting of first Australians by ACT Police “is not policy” according to the ACT government after figures revealed a 64 per cent jump in Indigenous arrests.
NITV News has sighted a number of photographs taken by Tane Chatfield's family while he was in hospital, revealing numerous injuries.
The first ever Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander national drag competition has been held in Darwin.
Two Indigneous entries have appeared in the annual culture power list.
A portrait of the Indigenous actor wins People's Choice award at Archibald's 2017.
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