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A new film which debuted on TV this week looks at how cheers turned to booing for a champion AFL player.
An inquiry has heard more than a third of Victoria's Aboriginal people have depression and anxiety compared to 20 per cent of non-Indigenous people.
Indigenous singer-songwriter Kev Carmody won the JC Williamson Award for his outstanding contribution to the live performance industry.
'This is about Indigenous people having some sort of say over what happens on their land and their sacred sites.'
The awards celebrate Australia’s live entertainment and performing arts.
The awards - set to be held in matter of weeks - shine a light on Australia’s "best and brightest" Indigenous performers.
An appeal by Aboriginal opponents of Adani's coal mine against a court decision that found an Indigenous land usage agreement was valid has been dismissed.

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The case frames climate change as “a human rights issue”, with First Nations people among the most vulnerable to a changing climate.
On a night celebrating excellence in Indigenous communities, it was revealed that the actor has officially retired and is suffering from lung cancer.
Indigenous dancer Jacob Boehme is breaking down stigmas of being black, gay and HIV positive - at a time when infection rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
The PM and opposition leader have pledges to cooperate with each other and with their Indigenous colleagues to bring about constitutional recognition.
One of the most eminent experts working in the family violence sector used a speech to advocate for Aboriginal women behind bars.
Ozanam House has 134 rooms and includes a gym, a medical clinic, a library and an Internet cafe.
Traditional Owners in Western Australia argue that native title trumps public access to the coastline.
Sisters Inside, which has raised funds to pay off court fines of Aboriginal women, says law reform has been ‘pushed back’.
Play School will introduce a new toy during NAIDOC Week, who will then go on to become a full-time member of the show’s iconic toy line up.
The Perth prisoner who died after eight other inmates allegedly bashed him had mental health issues and shouldn't have been in jail, his brother says.
Controversy around a copyright-use agreement over the Aboriginal flag has raised issues with the Torres Strait Islander Flag.
The crowdfunding website closes the former rugby star's account saying that it breached terms and conditions.
A special scoreboard has ranked football fans based on how much they donate to charity. Where does your team rank?
Folau's fundraiser to cover legal costs has attracted more than $250,000 as he aims to take on Rugby Australia with a $3 million war-chest, but one Samoan...
Former boxing champion backs comments that anthem debate played a role in axing two Indigenous players from NSW's State of Origin side.
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