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A group of young people found a school program helping others so rewarding; they found a way to keep it going long after school ended.
Family and friends paid their respects to Tane Chatfield and delivered moving speeches at a packed Cathedral in Armidale on Friday.
An Anti-Discrimination Commission report reveals high to extreme levels of institutional racism in Queensland hospitals and health services.
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion is meeting with ministers from federal, state and territory governments to discuss overhauling the Closing the Gap...
Professional surfer Otis Carey is best known for his cheeky spirit and creative, unorthodox style of riding the waves. But few know he is also a rising star in...
EXCLUSIVE: Since 2011 a syphilis epidemic has swept across northern Australia, spreading across multiple states and hitting Indigenous communities hard. Figures...

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Research suggests that as many as 50 per cent of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Numbers in remote and regional communities can be...
Yawuru / Ngarluma girl, Sarafina Elliott recently returned from her extraordinary trip to Mount Everest base camp where she left a piece of her heritage for...
EXCLUSIVE: The pensioner who shot to fame after paying the fines of a WA Indigenous mum to prevent her being sent to jail has done it again, this time paying the...
After almost four years in the Upper House, controversial Senator Jacqui Lambie has secured her position in the Parliament. Today, she is part of the group of...
The Federal Opposition has attacked the Turnbull government over its failure to provide an update on its plan to transform the Top End into an economic powerhouse.
The New Zealand director revealed in a recent interview that he's buried references to Indigenous flags into the upcoming Marvel blockbuster.
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...
History was made when the New South Wales Government passed the nation's first Aboriginal languages legislation.
Countless First Nations men and women have served our country in wars. But unlike non-Indigenous soldiers, their battle continued when they returned home. They...
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In response to Cyclone Debbie, Indigenous musician Marcus Corowa is using his show to raise funds to help rebuild his hometown in Bowen.
Queenslanders are waking up to a huge clean up following the "monster" cyclone Debbie, as the now ex-tropical cyclone still brings heavy rain as it works its way...
Trees are down and some are reporting power loss, as mainland north Queensland towns await the worst of cyclone's 250km/h winds.
Indigenous skater Harley Windsor, from Western Sydney, and his Moscow-born partner Katia scored a personal best for their free skate.
Native North Americans prepare to converge on Washington in protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
New South Wales cricketer Ashleigh Gardner is poised to become the first Indigenous player since 1958 to represent Australia’s national women’s team.
Aboriginal activist and elder Jenny Munro was among a headline of speakers at the Women’s March on Sydney – highlighting the many issues facing Indigenous peoples...

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NITV will be keeping you up-to-date with what's happening around the country during NAIDOC Week. Check in throughout the day for the latest news, photos, videos...
The world places more value on stories about ‘whiteness’, says the playwright and 'Black Comedy' actor.
Leonardo DiCaprio has raised the issue of Indigenous representation in film at the time that local Indigenous talent has come into its own.
As Australia marks Harmony Day – the calendar event that aims to celebrate cultural diversity, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone – the Aboriginal and...