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He's one of the most famous unknown guitarists in the world.
Pop star Jessica Mauboy talks acting, music, and growing up in a musical family with Living Black's Karla Grant.
Gardening and barista work: Aboriginal kids in remote communities are improving their literacy and numeracy skills with unique entreprenurial projects.
A gay Māori man has popped the question to his Aboriginal Australian partner during an interview on Māori TV.
Video shows Indigenous teenager being repeatedly hit after being followed.
She performed on the world stage as a guest in 2014, but this time… she’s got her sight set to win the Eurovision contest.
The southern Perth suburb has moved their Australia Day celebrations, after the success of this year’s event. Next years' celebrations will have a bigger...

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In a world first, Indigenous musician, Eleanor Dixon and transgender artist, Edi Donald have collaborated together for their new project ‘Anya’.
Denis Walker, co-founder of Australia’s Black Panther Party, has been farewelled at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy where he passed away on Tuesday
Today marks 25 years since former Prime Minister Paul Keating delivered the landmark Redfern Speech.
Some of Australia's most respected musicians have united to dedicate a 'Song for Elijah' in honour of the 14-year-old who was fatally run over last year.
Previous outrage over the failure to prosecute two men implicated in the 2011 death of Lynette Daley came to an end today after they were sentenced.
Same-sex marriage has been officially legalised, and while the exact date for the legislation to take effect is yet to be announced, many wedding plans are...
'We want a treaty, it's time.'
Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) will continue the 14 year long legal battle with Yindjibarndi people from the Pilbara in Western Australia after they lodged an...
Indigenous Labor MP Linda Burney dedicates heartfelt speech about Marriage Equality to her late son in Parliament.
A "contaminated" public opinion and "a number of strangers" to blame - a court hears as murder case of Aboriginal teenager, Colleen Walker at Bowraville in 1990...
Aboriginal rights and welfare advocate Sol Bellear, who fought for equality his entire life, is to be farewelled with a state funeral in Sydney.
Fresh from her overwhelming victory over Labor in the Victorian State Election, Lidia Thorpe takes her place in parliament.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)’s Nobel Peace Prize win is taking the plight of those affected by the British government’s Maralinga...
The patrol has helped more than a hundred clients since it re-launched on Friday.
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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...
A NSW training college engaged in unconscionable conduct by targeting the vulnerable in disadvantaged communities and encouraging them to sign up for its courses,...
Many young men dream of a career on the footy field, but George Sailor wants to be the one holding the whistle.
A parent at a NSW private school has defended an educational activity where children were led to believe they were being taken away from their parents, saying...
Parents at a Catholic school in Sydney's south west have complained about an educational exercise on the Stolen Generation that left children allegedly distressed...