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The principle of ‘open justice’ must override concerns about privacy and dignity. Should the coroner refuse to grant the family’s application to release the footage of...
An Indigenous artwork has lit up a bridge in the Brisbane CBD to illuminate the disparities in heart health between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Sotheby’s auction of Aboriginal art held in London last week fetched over AUD $2.75 million in final tally. The sale sheds light on how Aboriginal people are...
Wayne Morrison, a 29 year old Aboriginal father died Monday morning following an 'altercation' at the Yatala Labour Prison in South Australia.
Aboriginal art curator Djon Mundine's 'Sixth Sense' exhibition presents the work of 13 Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Aboriginal artists, considering...
We know a lot about what Australia’s non-Indigenous population thinks of Indigenous people, but not much is known about what Indigenous people think of the non...
Three men stranded on Uluru have sparked an angry backlash on social media.

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Charles Sturt University has launched ‘The Front Line’, a powerful video that explores the Indigenous student journey first-hand.
NITV has put together a list of 20 trailblazing Indigenous women who have changed Australia.
Senator McCarthy used the speech to highlight how issues around recognition and marriage equality affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The Northern Territory government has imposed a moratorium on fracking while it conducts an independent inquiry.

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Ear health is one of the most pressing issues impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Literacy, education, employment, all of it comes back...
The Northern Territory’s new Labor Cabinet was unveiled on Sunday, revealing that 60 per cent of the new ministers are women.
More than 200 people are expected to gather at Sydney’s Long Bay Prison on Saturday to protest David Dungay’s death in custody.
The ‘Desert Mob’ Exhibition, one of Australia’s premier Aboriginal art and culture events is now underway. Presented by the Araluen Arts Centre in partnership...
Thousands of people from across the United States and Canada have set up camp in North Dakota in recent weeks to block the construction of a pipeline that would...
The fallout from the controversy over the alleged abuse of Indigenous children in jail continues, with the Queensland government stating the new legislation will...
Several recommendations from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (1987 to 1991) screamed for the enabling of immediate support to detainees...
The opening of the 45th parliament last week featured the now firmly established practice of an Indigenous smoking ceremony, and a Welcome to Country by Ngunnawal...
The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples and leading national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations stood in front of Parliament House on...
Ryan Whittard wasn’t expecting to make history, but he did. After years of hitting the books, the Chinese Studies major gave the first Acknowledgement of Country...
The Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, promised the Government would continue supporting the program at a meeting of the Central and Northern Land...
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