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The life of Dr G Yunupingu, one of Australia's most remarkable musicians, was celebrated today at a state memorial service in Darwin.
A Facebook post by Aboriginal social rights campaigner Celeste Liddle has left people in hysterics today, after discovering the true meaning behind the name of a...
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The ACT government has become the first jurisdiction in the country to recognise Reconciliation Day as a public holiday.
The Namatjira family hope a new film telling the story of their plight to regain the copyright of the iconic Australian artist will help heal wounds from the past
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St. Louis police are investigating whether some of its officers chanted. "Whose streets? Our streets" during protests over the acquittal of a white former...
Poet living in a caravan in South Australia collects major poetry prize in the US, worth more than $200,000.
For the third night in a row protests have turned violent as anger flares after acquittal of officer responsible for the death of a African American man in 2011.

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Remote Indigenous communities on NT’s Tiwi Islands experience dramatic improvement in life expectancy, research shows.
A world-first in scale, story and complexity, the exhibition showcases the ancient creation saga across three Australian deserts.
Over 85 per cent of adults from remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory do not have the ability to operate independently on literacy and numeracy...
Lidia Thorpe is poised to oust Labor from one of its traditional strongholds in the suburb of Melbourne in a looming state by-election.
In an effort to reduce suicide rates, the R U OK organisation have been travelling across the country over the past month to spread their message of asking RU OK?...
The video shows a man from a shop in Darwin repeatedly spraying a hose towards an Aboriginal man seated on the ground a few metres away.
Police from Tasmania and NSW have raided a Sydney house where more than 150 Aboriginal artefacts were being offered for sale.
Threats to Indigenous land are increasing rapidly, warns UN.
Twenty-six aspiring leaders are in Canberra this week to develop their skills to become leaders in their communities, and follow in the footsteps of remarkable...
A remote community in the Northern Territory recently did away with fossil fuels and switched to solar power, using the sun to power the whole community of around...
Following Mexico's devastating quake, it's surprising to find in a macho culture that in one indigenous town it's the women and third gender 'muxes' who are...
More than a thousand child welfare experts have gathered in Canberra to address the alarming rates of child removal within Indigenous families.
Study highlights the need for greater understanding of the needs of the disabled in the criminal justice system.
Being screamed at on the streets, chased on their motorbikes and told to ‘f**k off’ are just some of the things these locals experience as young people living in...
Police are seeking information and assistance from the public to locate a 15-year-old girl reported missing from Toowoomba, Queensland.
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