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Matthew Bill has won the West Australian Young Person of the Year award for his dedicated work as a Youth Outreach Worker in Perth’s Swan Valley region.
After today's media storm, some year 12 students are claiming that memes and jokes about poet Ellen van Neerven - that many considered to be racist in nature -...
Authors rush to defend award winning poet Ellen van Neerven after a group of HSC students launch racist and derogatory online attacks after sitting exam using one...
A heavily pregnant 23-year-old West Australian single mother said she has been threatened with six days in jail unless she can come up with $1000 to pay her fines.
Family to receive rights to legendary artists work after decades of injustice.
Greens MP and Aboriginal Justice spokesperson, David Shoebridge, has put the New South Wales and Federal Government on notice. Speaking in Parliament today, he...
Nicole Chapman spoke exclusively to NITV News about what happened leading up to the incident, which resulted in a police officer being investigated by the...

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Peter Clark, a 69-year-old Melbourne pensioner, felt compelled to help a Noongar mum, after reading about how she had been arrested for unpaid fines after calling...
A new fund financed by governments and philanthropy has been set up to try and help the fight for landrights by Indigneous people on a global scale.
From slave labour to oppressive government policies, a new art exhibition is painting some uncomfortable truths about Australia's colonial past.
Youth Justice Advocate Dylan Voller has been released and given a $435 fine in Alice Springs, after being arrested in what was said to be a peaceful protest to...
A powerful hip-hop video produced by a group of Indigenous high-school students has taken the internet by storm.
The University of Sydney awarded the AFL hero an honorary doctorate as recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian society.
The Richmond Tigers club were forced to lock the gates at Punt Rd Oval as supporters packed in to watch AFL grand final eve training.
The third NSW Indigenous death in custody to make headlines since July 2016 has prompted the NSW Aboriginal Land Council to demand urgent changes.
The grieving parents of Tane Chatfield, the 22-year-old man who died in custody in Tamworth last week, claim their son died in suspicious circumstances, a day...
The Illawarra Titans are headed to the Knockout to compete and NITV News caught up with the club to see how their preparations are coming along.
Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander population has grown more than double the rest of the population according to the latest results revealed by the...
The New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has renewed calls for a treaty during discussions at a Black Parliament event in Sydney.
Attendees at a meeting of Traditional Owners from the Pilbara region of Western Australia have categorically rejected the trial of a Welfare Debit card in the area.
The family of a New South Wales Indigenous man who died in custody last week are seeking for answers surrounding his death.
Tourists to Stradbroke Island - or Minjerribah, as it's known to the Quandamooka people - are getting a deeper understanding of local Aboriginal culture thanks to...
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