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NITV News is continuing our countdown to the Pacific Games opening ceremony this weekend by previewing a few Indigenous players in the medal hopeful Aussie Sevens team...
The Federal Government has not yet invited members of the Australian Greens to next week’s crucial constitutional recognition summit in Sydney, the party says.
NITV News has profiled some of our athletes taking part in the Pacific Games including Rugby Seven's Taleena Simon. She tells about her journey from Redfern girl...
A Victorian Aboriginal mother has revealed her daughter was so traumatised after being racially abused at a shopping centre that she sat in a bath and scrubbed...
It started out as a local history project, but a documentary has proved to be life-changing for two sisters. Stolen at birth, it was a film about the past that...
Cape York Indigenous leader Noel Pearson has caused controversy with his latest comments on Constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians.
Rachel Dolezal, the leader of the Washington chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is falsely representing herself as...
Funding for the Aboriginal Legal Service’s Custody Notification Service CNS will cease on June 30.
Eddie Koiki Mabo's legacy was always a stellar one, but now it is literally stellar, with a star to be named after the man who changed Native Title in Australia.
Amnesty International says an entire generation will be lost if Indigenous youth continue to be incarcerated at 24 times the rate than non-Indigenous youth.
The only people stopping constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples are the Prime Minister and his Liberal party colleagues, says Tasmanian Aboriginal...
Canberra's Aboriginal community is asking how a young Aboriginal inmate at the local jail was allegedly bashed so badly he ended up in a coma within hours of...
An Indigenous representative body in Alice Springs has condemned a vigilante paramilitary group for igniting racism there.
A traditional Polynesian canoe has arrived in Sydney from Hawaii as part of its 42,000 nautical mile journey across the globe.
A prominent Indigenous rights campaigner has accused the Federal and Western Australian Governments of racism over community closures while they bail out drought...
There are fears more remote communities will be closed, this time in the Northern Territory, after the Federal Government handed $155 million to the NT Government...
NITV News has compiled an overview of how Australian Indigenous affairs were impacted by the 2014 Federal Budget.
The Barnett Government may have softened its stance on the prospect of closing some remote WA communities, but it maintains there is 'vivid evidence' of child...
Out of nearly 1000 successful applicants for its new Indigenous funding model, fewer than 500 organisations are actually Indigenous, according to a report from...
Protests are taking place around Australia and overseas today as part of a national day of action opposing remote WA community closures.
Police have arrested three people and issued six move-on notices as rangers removed more tents on a Swan River island.
On the eve of the ANZAC centenary, Jarryd Boyd, a 25-year-old Biripi man and combat systems operator, reflects on the pride and opportunity he attributes to the...