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Ryan Whittard wasn’t expecting to make history, but he did. After years of hitting the books, the Chinese Studies major gave the first Acknowledgement of Country in...
The Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, promised the Government would continue supporting the program at a meeting of the Central and Northern Land...
The app will enable users to learn Indigenous stories at sites of cultural significance, through their mobile phones. Indigenous developer Mikaela Jade will...
A new edition of the Australian National Dictionary has just been published. It contains 16,000 words and while the first edition (published in 1988) included...
About 100 people attended the ‪#‎WageJusticeNow‬ protest, an ‘art-installation’ action organised in Darwin by the Australian Council of Trade Unions on Monday.
Sixth Sense presents the work of 13 Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal artists, considering aspects of the spiritual world and the senses.
The last two weeks have seen the resurrection of the debate on Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, which makes it illegal to offend or insult, humiliate...

Other Latest Stories

Indigenous kids are almost 10 times more likely to be in out-of-home care, but now, a group of young people who've left the care system are trying to rediscover...
A mural by artist Matt Adnate pays tribute to a pioneer of Aboriginal rights and the force behind the Tent Embassy. Now, the time-lapse video of the painting is...
NITV has put together a list of 20 trailblazing Indigenous women who have changed Australia.
There are fewer than 12 fluent speakers of the Miriwoong language in the east Kimberley, most elderly and frail. The community hopes a crowd-funding campaign will...
The change.org petition 'Royal Commission into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicides' is trending at more than 1,000 signatures per hour to collect more...
The Darumbul community has re-enacted an eight-day trek from Taroom to Woorabinda in a show of respect to their ancestors during NAIDOC Week.

NAIDOC Week: Friday live blog

NITV will be keeping you up-to-date with what's happening around the country during NAIDOC Week. Check in throughout the day for the latest news, photos, videos...

NAIDOC Week: Thursday live blog

NITV will be keeping you up-to-date with what's happening around the country during NAIDOC Week. Check in throughout the day for the latest news, photos, videos...

NAIDOC Week: Wednesday live blog

NITV will be keeping you up-to-date with what's happening around the country during NAIDOC Week. Check in throughout the day for the latest news, photos, videos...

NAIDOC Week: Tuesday live blog

NITV will be keeping you up-to-date with what's happening around the country during NAIDOC Week. Check in throughout the day for the latest news, photos, videos...
NITV's bringing you full coverage of the election throughout the day.
Treaty, constitutional recognition, education and invasion day are just some of the issues that have been put on the agenda ahead of the July 2 vote. Find out...
A series of cultural workshops have brought a renewed sense of pride to Indigenous youth in western Sydney.
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, Analysis & Personal Accounts

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

The Boomers are hoping to become Australia's first men's basketball team to win an Olympic medal, and a gold one at that.
COMMENT | NITV Senior Editor and Founder of IndigenousX, Luke Pearson wants to have the difficult conversation about intergenerational trauma, alcoholism and...
Not enough people are aware of the creative Indigenous institutions and Koori producer Merindah Donnelly is continuously trying to educate the wider society about...
Rio will be Benn’s third Olympic opportunity to throw discus for Australia but the enterprising Watjabaluk/Wergia man has also thrown meat pies, a hummus filled...
Marcia Langton sounds off on treaty talks and white organisations sucking up money in remote communities.
COMMENT | Listening to the story of the Queen on her 90th birthday I was suddenly struck with the realisation that her sense of belonging to Country struck a...

Election 2016: Ash Rose

CANDIDATE PROFILE | First Nations descendent from Bungaree, Ash Rose is "running to ensure our voice is heard and to get more of our people involved in the...
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