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The federal government has announced an additional $21 million for the community that will host a nuclear waste dump.
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After exposing an old clip in which South African comedian Trevor Noah makes fun of the appearance of Aboriginal women, ex-NRL player Joe Williams has urged him...
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Heckled in Tennant Creek, the PM’s visit offered an opportunity to focus on the need for more housing, announcements of ‘new deals’ and a potential roll-out of...
As he wraps up his whirlwind tour of Tennant Creek, Malcolm Turnbull flags a new deal for the region.
Human rights groups say Indigenous youth in detention in Victoria need more cultural support to reduce re-offending as the Justice Department defends its cultural...
The online petition to fly the flag on top of the Harbour Bridge nears the 90,000 mark, with supporters marching through Circular Quay during NAIDOC Week to make...
The family of David Dungay, who died while in custody two years ago, has made an emotional plea for changes in the Australian prison system.

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Traditional Owners say the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission is an opportunity to propose legislation changes.
Created by a team of Indigenous IT and engineering experts, 'This My Mob' was launched in Sydney this week as a virtual place for Indigenous Australians to connect.
The culture of Tasmanian Aboriginal people survives, in part, through the resurrection of a language, palawa kani.
SBS journalist Laura Murphy-Oates has claimed three awards in Australia's top journalism honours.
Malcolm Turnbull will meet community leaders in Tennant Creek on Sunday.
A report by the Aboriginal children's commissioner says connecting juvenile detainees to their traditional culture will reduce re-offending rates.
A new audit has found there was “inadequate” evidence to prove the cashless welfare card trial reduced social harm.
The request follows wider efforts to remove the controversial pioneer’s name from public places and buildings.
'Correctional Officer E' told an inquest he asked a second guard to try and get the diabetic inmate to hand over food instead of contacting medical staff.
The statue stands at the entrance to The Hangar, the Bombers’ headquarters in Melbourne.
Indigenous people in Malaysia are drawing up detailed maps using drones and testimony from village elders to fight a new law they say denies them customary rights...
An expert witness is expected to testify that efforts by nursing staff on an unresponsive David Dungay were rendered "effectively without value".
Hank Newsome says the death of Aboriginal man David Dungay has 'eerie' similarities to a key case in the United States Black Lives Matter movement.
A small regional interpreting scheme has been extended throughout WA's Kimberley region after almost two decades of success.
The top police officer in Western Australia says racism against Aboriginal people needs to end.
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