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Respect lies at the heart of solving the deep, unresolved tensions in this country, writes Stan Grant.
Traditional owners of a sacred site in the Hunter are pleading with the NSW State Government for its protection.
Hit Australian musical drama, 'The Sapphires', is to be given a new polish as an animated series.
Clontarf Academy students realise the sky is the limit thanks to a $450k funding boost from Qantas.
A group of teachers, students and parents slam the government’s Gonski cuts, and take to Canberra to ensure that the positive outcomes like that of Shakeela...
Today is the 51st anniversary of the momentous Freedom Ride that journeyed through western New South Wales in February 1965 to draw attention to injustice and...
'When you recognise, that's how your culture survives,' is the powerful message from Perth rapper's latest single.

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Indigenous playwright braces herself to become the butt of her own jokes when Black Comedy relaunches on Australian television tonight.
When Lucy Turnbull and the Prime Minister sit at the dining table in The Lodge, they will do so under the gaze of ancestors thousands of years old.
EXCLUSIVE: The contemporary project, Bundjalung Nghari–Three Brothers from Northern Rivers Performing Arts theatre group, the big winner in today's funding...
Kyah Simon's penalty shot was Sydney FC's only point against Melbourne City in the W-League Grand Final clash on Sunday. The 25-year-old midfielder, who...
Sally Langton is CEO of the agency that until last month had been managing Aboriginal housing in Alice Springs. Here she explains why the NT government's decision...
How did Tony Abbott and his knighthood incident, trump Julia Gillard and Nova Peris? NITV's Malarndirri McCarthy takes aim at the Macquarie Dictionary's word of...
Grandmothers Against Removals Sydney protests against case as Kukulangi grandmother says she is deeply upset about the way FACS handled the removal of her...
Former sports star Joe Williams was asked to hand back his Wagga Wagga Citizen Of The Year award after he refused to stand for the national anthem during the...
Trevor Duroux was punched in the back of the head outside the Coolangatta Hotel in December 2015. He was taken to hospital where he remained in a coma for ten...
Australia is far from advanced or fair, according to the grim statistics for Indigenous Australians in Human Rights Watch World Report for 2016.
Teenager Guyala Bayles on the meaning and motivation behind her powerful poem delivered at the Brisbane Invasion Day rally.
Noel Pearson takes aim at politicians trying to be 'Latter-day Steve Jobs' in a National Press Club speech on Wednesday.
Artist Aaron Tyler has changed the face of our national currency to represent modern Australian icons.
The Mount Druitt Indigenous choir joins five-hundred primary school students from across Sydney in song for the Survival Day 2016 event at Sydney Harbour.
'Dylan River, a Kaytetye man from Alice Springs, is a remarkable young filmmaker and the one to watch,' according to Flickerfest Director, Bronwyn Kidd.
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COMMENT | In 2008 the Northern Territory Parliament was the first Australian parliament to make the reporting of Domestic Violence mandatory. The life of one woman...
COMMENT | In the wake of yet another blackface controversy, professional boxer Joe Williams and US pro tennis player Lendale Johnson say these kinds of stunts and...
If Australia becomes a republic, our nation will have the opportunity to address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people's sovereignty in a concrete way and...
Sydney’s recent Invasion Day protest march marked a turning point in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander activism, with a new generation of young people leading...
How did Tony Abbott and his knighthood incident, trump Julia Gillard and Nova Peris? NITV's Malarndirri McCarthy takes aim at the Macquarie Dictionary's word of...
Google has once again used the 'Stolen Dreamtime' artwork by last year's competition winner, schoolgirl Ineka Voigt, as it’s January 26 logo. What was your first...
Professional dancer and Bundulung and Ngapuhi woman, Amrita Hepi addresses Australia’s treatment of Indigenous people and refugees through the analogy of a lousy...
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