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A landmark forum has called for more Aboriginal caseworkers and extra family support to reduce the number of Aboriginal kids in out-of-home care.
AFL embraces the recommendations of the AFL Indigenous Advisory Council.
WEEK 3 | Over $300 million has been promised for Indigenous affairs by the major parties today.
Coalition Ministers pay a visit to Sydney's Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience and drop $5.75 million to help students stay in school.
Malcolm Turnbull says referendum and gay marriage plebiscite can both happen next year.
Almost 20 years after the Bringing Them Home Report, Indigenous kids are still nine times more likely to be in out-of-home-care. Now there are calls for an...
Samara Williams is on a ten-day tour of India with the first National Indigenous Women's Cricket team. She answers five questions for NITV.

Other Latest Stories

A first game loss is all part of achieving milestones for the first women's rugby league team in Woorabinda.
On a Sky News panel discussing the Senator's announcement on Tuesday night, Andrew Bolt labeled Nova Peris a 'disgrace' for not contesting her seat in the...
The Labor senator announces her exit from politics amid speculation that she will take a job with the AFL.
High-level delegation visits the town of Aurukun to talk solutions after another violent incident over the weekend.
Congress removes the last uses of 'Negro' and 'Oriental' from federal statutes.
The inaugural National Indigenous Women's Cricket team kick-off their 10-day tour of India.
An online survey shows almost three quarters of Australians support constitutional recognition. But does that reflect the sentiment among the Indigenous community?
COMMENT | This is the speech that Jackie Huggins from the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples delivered to the United Nations Permanent Forum on...
WEEK 2 | The Recognition journey gets an injection of funds, Australia Day back on the agenda and Scullion shares his thoughts on the ABA.

Election 2016: Ken Canning

CANDIDATE PROFILE | 'Sovereignty and this will come in many forms that has to be decided by Our Peoples,' is the clear message from Socialist Alliance candidate...
Photographer Wayne Quilliam is among a group of artists on a two-week trip to Guam, to share and celebrate their culture with thousands from across the Pacific.
COMMENT | Driving past Glencore’s McArthur River Mine always reminds me of a Lord of the Rings movie, writes Jason De Santolo.

Election 2016: Sharlene Leroy-Dyer

CANDIDATE PROFILE | The list of what Socialist Alliance's Sharlene Leroy-Dyer wants to achieve if elected is 'enormous'.

Election 2016: Shea Taylor

CANDIDATE PROFILE | For the Australian Christians Party's Queensland candidate, a treaty will provide the best outcomes for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous...

Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

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

As part of SBS's DNA Nation, Ernie Dingo (accompanied by fellow travellers Julia Zemiro and Ian Thorpe) took off on an epic journey of genetic travel to find out where...
COMMENT | 'Why should I say sorry?' exists in this country as a constant groan, a low roar that reaches its crescendo every year on the 26th May, otherwise known...
Australia is being held back by its unresolved relationship with its Indigenous population. Drawing on attempts at reconciliation overseas, this series of...
COMMENT | As we are about to mark the 18th National Sorry Day and the eigth since the National Apology was delivered by former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, I can’t...
COMMENT | It may not ever appear on Wikipedia, or even be an obscure trivia night question, but I was honoured to have played a small part in a little bit of...
COMMENT | DNA testing may be used to prove Aboriginal descent, but there are important cautions in using this technology, writes Gregory Phillips.
An online survey shows almost three quarters of Australians support constitutional recognition. But does that reflect the sentiment among the Indigenous community?
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