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The Indigenous Affairs Minister has acknowledged people commemorate January 26 in different ways, but says no one has ever spoken to him about changing the date.
Cory Bernardi has been slammed and even told to go F himself by artists that feature in his very own Hottest 100 alternative list.
While more Australians say that Australia Day should not be celebrated on a day that is offensive to Indigenous Australians, many do not know the significance of...
Claims that children may have been 'tortured' at a Western Australia's juvenile detention centre by being kept in solitary confinement for excessive amounts of...
After four decades of away from country, Australia's oldest human remains are finally home.
The Labor frontbencher confirmed her party won’t be pushing to change the date, but instead will focus on the practical issues affecting First Australians, such...
Mr Smith posted a photo online to his 74 million followers, after spending an afternoon with Elder Aunty Margret Campbell.

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The family of Mark Haines continues their plea for justice 30 years on from his suspected murder, as NSW police face accusations that they failed to fully...
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed disappointment to the Green's push to change the date of Australia Day. In a Facebook video, he said calls to...
Greens leader Richard Di Natalie says his party will prioritise changing the date of Australia Day with a major campaign to abandon January 26, despite the...
Gamilaraay is an Aboriginal endangered language that is now being used in classrooms and spoken in communities more than it was 20 years ago.
Barangaroo was a woman before she was a location.
Traditional Owners conducting scientific monitoring in the northern Kimberley found the tiny stool left by the nabarlek rock wallaby, which was thought to have...
Latin America is trampling on Indigenous rights and jailing ever more campaigners to stifle opposition to big business taking over ancestral lands, according to a...
Western Australia's remote north is bracing for Tropical Cyclone Joyce, but fears it would grow into a more severe storm are proving unfounded.
Samantha Cooper, who was sacked two days after filing a racial discrimination complaint, says she wants to make workplaces safer for those in Indigenous...
For Mark Latham, a dystopian and totalitarian country awaits us if Australians continue to push for changing the date of Australia Day on January 26th.
A women's advocacy group on Thursday Island has received offers of support from across Australia after a social media user called out a local shop for selling...
From fiery art installations to Aboriginal language classes and even an exploration of death - Blak Out is capturing Indigenous stories, art and traditions in all...
Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, has announced the Commonwealth Government will match a 10-year $1.1 billion Northern Territory investment in...
The Commonwealth government says all states and territories will need to respond to the findings of the Northern Territory Royal Commission into juvenile justice.
Canada's opposition Conservatives have kicked a lawmaker out of the party who posted letters on her official government website that derided Indigenous people and...
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In response to Cyclone Debbie, Indigenous musician Marcus Corowa is using his show to raise funds to help rebuild his hometown in Bowen.
Queenslanders are waking up to a huge clean up following the "monster" cyclone Debbie, as the now ex-tropical cyclone still brings heavy rain as it works its way...
Trees are down and some are reporting power loss, as mainland north Queensland towns await the worst of cyclone's 250km/h winds.
Indigenous skater Harley Windsor, from Western Sydney, and his Moscow-born partner Katia scored a personal best for their free skate.
Native North Americans prepare to converge on Washington in protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
New South Wales cricketer Ashleigh Gardner is poised to become the first Indigenous player since 1958 to represent Australia’s national women’s team.
Aboriginal activist and elder Jenny Munro was among a headline of speakers at the Women’s March on Sydney – highlighting the many issues facing Indigenous peoples...

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The world places more value on stories about ‘whiteness’, says the playwright and 'Black Comedy' actor.
Leonardo DiCaprio has raised the issue of Indigenous representation in film at the time that local Indigenous talent has come into its own.
As Australia marks Harmony Day – the calendar event that aims to celebrate cultural diversity, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone – the Aboriginal and...