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Groote Eylandt is home to more than three thousand people and is facing the prospect of a category two cyclone and a COVID outbreak.
When the COVID-19 virus began its relentless march through the Northern Territory the Australian Defence Force was called up to help halt its advance, among the...
The CEO of the Aboriginal Health Service in Tennant Creek says today's decision should have happened after positive waste water was detected last Sunday .
For all his humble demeanour and intense shyness, Percy Hobson’s sporting career and achievements are more than worthy of attention.
Western Australia is ramping up its efforts to stop isolation breaches and keep the community safe during the COVID pandemic.
Aboriginal legal advocates have called for a revamp of investigations into police misconduct in Western Australia, including police no longer investigating...
A West Australian man will serve at least six years in prison for killing a mother-of-one last March. He initially told police an Indigenous person broke into his...

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A character in a comic strip published in Monday's newspaper used a racial slur to describe an Aboriginal character.
The WA government passes new laws which will increase protections for victims of family and domestic violence and ensure that perpetrators are held accountable.
Tjiwarl TO's say they have lost significant cultural sites that formed part of rituals, custom and the dreaming through the destruction and damage to land caused...
A human rights expert says WA police misused force during an incident in 2018 that involved a handcuffed Indigenous teen being slammed to the ground. ...
A peaceful protest was held in Geraldton the day after the Western Australian government passed reforms to the state’s fine default laws, a change prompted by the...
A number of advocates welcome the state's fine default reform bill, but say the next step is to have fines income-tested.
Rio Tinto's head of iron ore says the company is actually "very sorry" despite reports he previously told employees the company hadn't technically apologised for...
The WA fine default law reform bill passed through the state parliament's upper house overnight and the McGowan government hopes the amendments will contribute to...
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.
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Sydney's all time AFL games leader Adam Goodes has been elevated to the status of Bloods Legend.
Young aspiring riders saddle up for rodeo school in Western Australia.
Adelaide Crows and the AFL Players Association have condemned a vile, racist social media comment aimed at Eddie Betts.
Fremantle Dockers players wore black armbands to honour former teammate Shane Yarran who passed away last week.
Memories of dancing and playing in their youth will come flooding back to hundreds of Elders who have gathered for Thursday’s Aboriginal Elders Olympics in Nelson...
NITV News' Natalie Ahmat and Kris Flanders told Malarndirri McCarthy the highlight of 2015 was being let into the hearts and homes of Indigenous communities...