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Research suggests that as many as 50 per cent of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Numbers in remote and regional communities can be even...
Yawuru / Ngarluma girl, Sarafina Elliott recently returned from her extraordinary trip to Mount Everest base camp where she left a piece of her heritage for...
EXCLUSIVE: The pensioner who shot to fame after paying the fines of a WA Indigenous mum to prevent her being sent to jail has done it again, this time paying the...
After almost four years in the Upper House, controversial Senator Jacqui Lambie has secured her position in the Parliament. Today, she is part of the group of...
The Federal Opposition has attacked the Turnbull government over its failure to provide an update on its plan to transform the Top End into an economic powerhouse.
The New Zealand director revealed in a recent interview that he's buried references to Indigenous flags into the upcoming Marvel blockbuster.
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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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...
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...
History was made when the New South Wales Government passed the nation's first Aboriginal languages legislation.
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.
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