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Pat Dodson has spent much of his career fighting for the betterment for First Australians. From activist, Royal Commissioner, to founding Australia's reconciliation...
Malarndirri McCarthy has a had a whirlwind career. She began as a journalist, before entering politics in the Top End. Then she returned to her first love of...
Last week, the Turnbull government rejected the Referendum Council's proposal for a Voice to Parliament. It left many angry and disappointed, and wondering, what...
Professor Chris Sarra, Member of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council, has criticized the Referendum Council’s strategy of putting forward the...
A group of Indigenous rangers are working to save the Arafura swamp after years of neglect and damage by feral animals.
The Turnbull government has officially rejected the Referendum Council's proposal for an Indigenous voice to Parliament.
It's not often you see opera in the outback, but a new initiative from Opera Queensland is taking the little-known art form to the bush.

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Family and friends paid their respects to Tane Chatfield and delivered moving speeches at a packed Cathedral in Armidale on Friday.
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...
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.
Greens MP and Aboriginal Justice spokesperson, David Shoebridge, has put the New South Wales and Federal Government on notice. Speaking in Parliament today, he...
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...
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), this year’s Noble Peace prize winner, has worked extensively with First Nations survivors of nuclear...
NITV News has sighted a number of photographs taken by Tane Chatfield's family while he was in hospital, revealing numerous injuries.
The first ever Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander national drag competition has been held in Darwin.
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 family of a New South Wales Indigenous man who died in custody last week are seeking for answers surrounding his death.
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?...
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...

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