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National Indigenous Television (NITV) and SBS invite communities to deepen their understanding of January 26 and what it means to be Australian through the...
Shadow Indigenous Australians Minister Linda Burney says the Prime Minister should refrain from making "such stupid, intemperate comments" if he wishes to improve...
A United Nations hearing this week saw the Australian Government challenged over its lack of progress in reducing the rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
The Barngarla Traditional Owners say they were ignored by the South Australian government during the decision making process, and want to put a stop to any plans...
Australia is being urged to take "brave" measures to address inequality and systemic racism amid anger at a failure to deliver on the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
Dr Stephen Hagan says the threats he's been receiving for 20 years over the C**n Cheese rebrand have intensified, and he's reported a particularly "alarming"...
The report says 'longstanding abuses' against First Nations people in Australia have taken a toll on the country's human rights reputation.

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A new children's book titled 'Day Break' is showcasing the resilience and survival of First Nations families and one family's journey to Country on January 26.
Changing the word "young" to "one" was been called a step in the right direction by some, and symbolism without substance by others.
We have spoken to a range of Aboriginal people, including those representing the government, to hear what models for Indigenous recognition are on the table, why...
Australia’s first Indigenous suicide prevention hotline is now offering life-saving support and care for Western Australians in crisis.
A new technology that lets fish glide past dam walls, weirs and other river barriers could mean a better future for our diminishing freshwater fish.
One of Australia's leading COVID-19 experts says there are a number of challenges standing in the way of regional and remote communities getting vaccinated -...
The Federal Government is changing Advance Australia Fair by just one word, to be more inclusive for all Australians.

 

 

 

 

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OPINION: Reconciliation in Australia has been expressed as politeness, white people learning about Aboriginal cultures, and corporate guilt-relief. Now it needs its...
Pat Turner AM delivered the keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the Dr Charles Perkins Oration late last week, a speech that advocated for greater equality...
The tradition of singing a racist anthem before games is only the surface to a pool of deeply rooted problems within the NRL and Australian sport in general,...
Opinion: More than a decade after the start of the Intervention, the policy of income management continues to fail First Nations communities, writes Rachel...
OPINION: There are questions to be asked over the government's allocation of money to the Clontarf Foundation in the 2020 Budget announcement last week, writes...
It's going to be a nervous week for the players in the four remaining NRL teams as they vie for a date with the premiership trophy on Sunday week, writes Over...
OPINION: If Indigenous workers are last hired and first fired then the current crisis is exactly the time for direct government intervention, yet there is little...
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Prominent Torres Strait Islander musician Henry Seaman Dan is being honoured by family and friends after his death at the age of 91.
The star member of the Aboriginal team to tour England in 1868, Johnny Mullagh, will be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in February.
Performer Tainga Savage has landed a part in the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, which is set to open in Sydney next year. But it follows a year of emotional...
The wukalina walk is a four-day Aboriginal-owned and operated walk in north-east Tasmania which has become more popular with locals since the coronavirus pandemic...
Like a "crocodile on steroids", The Swamp King was so large he hunted megafauna.
Warlpiri artist Nelson Tjakamarra remembered as talented painter and generous storyteller, who shared his culture with the world through his work.
The Wampaya Traditional Owners in the Barkly region of the Northern Territory have finally had their land returned, nearly four decades after they first lodged...
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Shadow Indigenous Australians Minister Linda Burney says the Prime Minister should refrain from making "such stupid, intemperate comments" if he wishes to improve...
First Nations politicians discuss the contentious date, with calls for peaceful protesters to wear black, councils to fly the Aboriginal flag at half-mast and for...
Whether or not you stand or sit for it, there's much more to composer Peter Dodds McCormick's patriotic song than getting bums off seats.
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Presenter, co-writer and slam poet Steven Oliver takes the audience on an incredible and scenic journey across Australia from the cliffs of Kurnell to the Torres...
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The Barngarla Traditional Owners say they were ignored by the South Australian government during the decision making process, and want to put a stop to any plans...
The media has recently been flooded with both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people pushing for Australia Day to be moved away from January 26, but not all...
Australia is being urged to take "brave" measures to address inequality and systemic racism amid anger at a failure to deliver on the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
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