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TRIBUTE: NITV staff and Channel Manager Tanya Orman are deeply saddened by the death of Nunukal and Munaldjali man of the Yugambeh tribe from SE Queensland, David Page.
Malcolm Turnbull makes a surprise visit and announcement at the National IDX Summit.
Short films focusing on women created by nationally renowned multi-media artists and curators, Genevieve Grieves and Amanda Reynolds, are set to enrich Barangaroo.
The annual National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMA) has kicked off its 2016 program.
A stoush over the site where thousands of Aboriginal artefacts were discovered during the construction of the multibillion dollar Sydney light rail continues.
Leichhardt Oval will host over 100 teams from across Australia in this year's NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout carnival in October.
Artist Paul McCann has chosen to reflect the 'land and earth of the Northern Territory' in his creation for the Weet-Bix/Reach Out initiative.

Other Latest Stories

TRIBUTE | From the time that he embraced his Aboriginality Les Elvin became a strong voice in the community, using his art as the medium to advocate for...
Indigenous legal body fears that an NT bill touted as promoting ‘public safety', may condone the already widespread practice of restraining Indigenous youth in...
A far north Queensland town has unveiled new road signs to empower the local Indigenous community against door-to-door sale scams.
Rare artefact belongs in Australia, say traditional owners in response to British Museum's latest offer over the shield taken by Captain Cook on his first visit...
For the first time in more than 100 years, America’s national currency will feature the face of an African-American woman; Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
The works of Kaiadilt artist Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori will feature in a new exhibition this year. NITV revisits the remarkable story of an artist...
The City of Sydney is inviting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to put forward ideas for a ‘living museum’ in Redfern that will help pass on local...
One of Australia’s most well respected Indigenous painters, Uncle Les Elvin, who passed away in August last year, aged 77, will be honoured in an exhibition at...
A woman from the remote Northern Territory town of Wadeye says she’s been overwhelmed by the reaction to her letter inviting celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to visit...
Indigenous people’s flair for business comes as no surprise to this Nugunnawal woman, who has successfully taken her company from strength to strength.
Advocacy groups slam the ‘false’ and ‘inappropriate’ claims made by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs in a statement over the 25th anniversary of the royal...
In the late 1980s, Richard Frankland’s job was to investigate the deaths of Aboriginal people who had died in police custody. 25 years after the investigation...
Twenty-five years after the findings of the Royal Commission into Deaths in Custody were handed down, there are still calls for most of the recommendations to be...
COMMENT | Sometimes, the language of statistics and level of analysis used to discuss deaths in custody make us lose sight of something more fundamental, writes...

Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

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

COMMENT | "Won’t someone please think of the children?!" The infamous line screamed by Helen Lovejoy in The Simpsons sums up an unspoken belief evident in efforts from...
TRIBUTE | He (Tiga Bayles) told me that black journalism is just an extension of hunting and gathering. Spear the truth in the heart!, writes Danny Teece-Johnson.
COMMENT | There's never been a more important time to rise up and use our voices, to tell our stories. on our terms. In fact, it's a fundamental part of self...
COMMENT | The Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody saw that Indigenous-controlled media could counter the negative portrayal of Indigenous people...
COMMENT | Sometimes, the language of statistics and level of analysis used to discuss deaths in custody make us lose sight of something more fundamental, writes...
COMMENT | Blogging has the power to connect communities around the world. Through understanding our common struggles we can stand in solidarity with each other....
COMMENT | "As a young Aboriginal woman, everything I know about my culture is about looking after our land and looking after each other. They’re one in the same....
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Leichhardt Oval will host over 100 teams from across Australia in this year's NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout carnival in October.
Memories of dancing and playing in their youth will come flooding back to hundreds of Elders who have gathered for Thursday’s Aboriginal Elders Olympics in Nelson...
'Heartfelt' and 'powerful', is how journalist and author Stan Grant's speech to the National Press Council in Canberra on Monday February 22 was described. You...
Daren Dunn, the man behind the historic 'Eel Dreaming' jersey, talks to NITV about his design and uniting Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Will he or won't he run for federal politics? Journalist and author Stan Grant delivers a powerful and impassioned speech at the National Press Club in Canberra,...
Artist Jukuja Dolly Snell from Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert won the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award at a...