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The first results of the 2016 Census show the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population has grown by 18 per cent in the past five years.
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The NT child protection royal commission has heard that the system is riddled with systemic failures.
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A social worker has been flown into Kowanyama to alleviate a mental health "crisis", but the town’s mayor says more needs to be done to address long term needs of...
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An inquest into the high rate of suicide among Indigenous people in the Kimberley continues.
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Desperate for justice, the family of an Aboriginal teenager have begged the police to post a reward for information leading to his "murderer".
New inquest after spate of deaths in remote areas.
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The federal government's work-for-the-dole scheme is denying Aboriginal people in remote communities basic rights, equal treatment and fair payment for work,...

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The ten year anniversary of the Northern Territory Intervention has come and gone, but those critical of the controversial policy are not staying quiet.
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Turkish fashion label, Les Benjamins, has drawn criticism from fashion commentators for misappropriation after its new collection featured Aboriginal designs and...
Parramatta's Will Smith is happy to become the team's next ‘Mr Fix-It’ as the club desperately searches for a replacement NRL hooker.
Comment: The Uluru statement from the heart is said to reflect an Indigenous rejection of a minimalist version of constitutional reform, but in fact, enshrines it.
A group of First Nations people from around the country have gathered in Canberra to contest the constitutional convention held at Uluru last month.
Johnathan Thurston's Queensland State of Origin career is over after he was ruled out for the rest of the NRL season with a shoulder injury.
During reconciliation week there were celebrations and gatherings all across the country signifying and remembering the importance of the referendum, but at the...
The federal government's controversial Intervention in remote Northern Territory Aboriginal communities has been a debacle, but it is time for mark 2, a prominent...
Today marks ten years exactly since the beginning of the Northern Territory Intervention, a $587 million Commonwealth government package that stripped Australia’s...
Every night, land rights activist Felipe Benitez and his wife wedge shut the doors and windows of their home and pray gunmen do not break in to kill the entire...
Josephine Crawshaw, the former CEO of an Aboriginal child protection peak body, has suggested the federal government needs to have greater involvement in...
The Federal Government has admitted there were flaws in the process.
Local councils across the country are split over a fresh push to find a new date to mark Australia Day.
Child protection system is confused about the difference between poverty and actual neglect.
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