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The organisation that provides foster care, adoption from care and kinship care to children names Keelen Mailman as Barnardo’s Mother of the Year.
A shared discovery of their Aboriginality and a drive to learn more, binds already close Jayne and Julie Christian.
Ali Cobby Eckermann has four mothers - through adoption, kinship and birth. Here the poet reflects on meeting her birth mother, Audrey Cobby, for the first time...
Pat O'Shane has instilled in her girls the same fighting spirit and determination that she inherited from her mother Gladys.
A community-driven solution that's working calls for government funding at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference in...
As a royal commission hands down it's final report about whether South Australia should lead the way in nuclear waste, the fight over the nuclear waste dump in...
COMMENT | The assumptions made over the disappearance and death of the three Bowraville children would never happen to non-Aboriginal kids, writes Karla McGrady.

Other Latest Stories

COMMENT | Decisions on how and where money is to be spent to better the lives of Indigenous people needs to have their voices involved at all levels, writes...
Indigenous studies professor and co-editor of the book 'It’s Our Country', Marcia Langton, casts doubt over the likelihood of a successful vote for Indigenous...
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...
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.
Chief Minister Adam Giles is 'completely wrong' over Uluru, says the Central Land Council's new chairperson.
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.

Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

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

COMMENT | They used to say that ‘sticks and stones may break by bones but words will never hurt me’, but the link between language and self-esteem is clear. Words can...
How s*** is it when share house squatters won't contribute to rent, bond or sign a lease? How much of fail was the KONY 2012 campaign? Youth worker and campaigner...
COMMENT | The Treaty vs Recognition debate is an interesting one, although it probably still hasn’t received the attention and scrutiny that it deserves, says...
COMMENT | 'What are ya, Aboriginal or Australian?’: The question that opened my eyes to what was really lurking deep in the trenches of the Army beside the...
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 | Much has been said over the years of the hypocrisy of telling Aboriginal people to ‘get over it’ in one breath, while mournful chanting ‘Lest We Forget’...
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.
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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...