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Queensland Police will undertake fresh searches and excavations to find Allison Neridine Bernard, who went missing in 2013.
The mother of two was last seen one evening in 2013 after she left a tavern in Coen, Far North Queensland
Expert testimony has rejected the claim that scissors used by Kumanjayi Walker could have been lethal, while the final IRT member also to took the stands
The confronting footage depicts an incident three days before Kumanjayi Walker was shot dead by Constable Zachary Rolfe. The police officer has pleaded not guilty...
Days before Zachary Rolfe shot and killed a Warlpiri teenager who stabbed him in the shoulder with scissors, the deceased had threatened two other officers with...
There's calls for an emergency air drop into Alice Springs to boost dwindling supplies for Aboriginal communities and town camps caught between a COVID outbreak...
The family of Rosalie Kunoth-Monks have paid tribute to the Arrernte and Anmatjere woman who dedicated her life to the fight for Aboriginal justice and equality.

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Rio Tinto chief executive Chris Sailsbury tells employees that the mining giant was actually not apologising for destroying 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock...
Advocates who visited Bandyup Women’s Prison on Monday believe an incident did occur between the female inmate and a prison guard.
In the past eight months, while waiting for the introduction of Western Australia’s fine default reforms bill, people have been locked up more than 200 times for...
Reconciliation Australia suspends Rio Tinto recognition as protestors deliver letter demanding resignations and immediate changes to the Aboriginal heritage act...
The Department of Justice responds to claims of 'body slam' incident in WA women's prison.
A female Aboriginal inmate is in a critical condition following unconfirmed reports of a prison guard "body-slamming" the inmate at a Perth prison.
The Department of Justice has confirmed a 40 year old Aboriginal man was found collapsed at Acacia Prison in Perth on Friday and later died in hospital.
The WA Government has denied Traditional Owner’s request for a freeze to all grants already approved under section 18 of the Aboriginal Heritage Act, which allows...
Noongar Elders will lead the Wadjemup Project, which will finally commemorate the painful past of WA's summer playground, which also happens to be the largest...
State minister denies prior knowledge of destruction of 'deep time' Aboriginal heritage sites in Western Australia’s Pilbara region as mining giant issues formal...
The mother of Joyce Clarke says she wants the trial of her daughter's killer to remain in Perth but the accused police officer's legal defence team says it should...
A Western Australian Aboriginal corporation has conducted an independent audit on a number of remote communities in the East Kimberley region revealing more than...
An Aboriginal heritage site in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, which provided insight to the earliest human population that inhabited the western Hamersley...
A cultural awareness program in WA is providing foster parents with essential training to support the needs of the Indigenous kids in their care.
The mother of a Yamatji woman who was fatally shot by a WA Police officer says she is ready for the trial, as the officer is set to make his plea next week.
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A development at a university residential college will become the largest Indigenous tertiary residential program in Australia.
Tens of thousands of school children are being asked to swap a good book with their mates as part of a campaign to help improve literacy rates among Indigenous...
The West Australian state government has announced a new initiative aimed to improve the educational outcomes for students in the north-west.
Gamilaraay is an Aboriginal endangered language that is now being used in classrooms and spoken in communities more than it was 20 years ago.
Gardening and barista work: Aboriginal kids in remote communities are improving their literacy and numeracy skills with unique entreprenurial projects.
Twelve female Noongar students are bridging the gap in STEM careers by learning new technologies, thanks to an innovative learning project.
Oxford University has been accused of “social apartheid” after figures showed that nearly one in three colleges failed to admit a single black A-level student in...
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...
Over 85 per cent of adults from remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory do not have the ability to operate independently on literacy and numeracy...
PM told to help young Indigenous students to be able to stay on country and have an education while retaining ties to culture.
Some Indigenous doctors and medical students are concealing their identity to avoid racism while others are accused of using their racial background or "playing...
Aboriginal educational disadvantage will only be addressed with the full participation of indigenous people, from the national level down to individual schools, a...