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Ken Wyatt says it is important to provide a view from the shore when a replica of James Cook's ship HMS Endeavour sails around the country.
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A site unearthed in the Kimberly region of Western Australia offers glimpses into First Nations life before and after the Ice Age.
The controversial politician claims she was given permission to climb Uluru by a group that appears to have no official recognition.
The courts have provided little guidance on whether politically-motivated crimes are better or worse than crimes from 'common criminals'.
Though the Indigenous inhabitants were using white clay long before them, Sydney-made pottery helped colonists maintain 'civilised' behaviour.
A performance combining traditional music, dance and language with cutting-edge beats and multimedia has left a mark on the talent show judges.
A $350 million deal for Kakadu National Park aims to boost tourist numbers and save the town of Jabiru.

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Australia has lost one of its finest sportsmen with the passing of Australian Rules football legend Graham "Polly" Farmer.
David Darcy's striking portrait of West Australian Aboriginal Elder Daisy Tjuparntarri Ward has won the 2019 Archibald Prize people's choice award.
NT Families Minister Dale Wakefield has ignored the Royal Commission by building a new youth justice centre next to an adult jail.
Fashion design today is being shaped by First Nations people at every level.
Aboriginal artists from Western Australia's outback have teamed up with leading fashion label Gorman for a unique collaboration.
The boss of the NRL has praised Latrell Mitchell's decision to call out vile racial abuse on social media.
Victoria's Traditional Owners have one week left to nominate for a First People's Assembly which will help shape treaty negotiations.
The ‘fresh prince of Arnhem Land’ picked up the artist of the year award while Mojo Juju won best album and best song.
Ancient traditions meet modern technology at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.
Better access to eye testing, affordable glasses and timely medical treatment could save the sight of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Read the full transcript of a powerful statement read on behalf of the Garma festival's youth forum.
The basketball star, who recently signed the richest deal ever by an Australian athlete, claimed on social media he was denied entry to the gaming venue.
NT Aboriginal Affairs minister criticises festival organisers while the NT treaty commissioner outlines the issues ahead.
NT Senator Malarndirri McCarthy had planned to be at the annual Garma festival in Arnhem Land. Instead she was in hospital in Canberra.
The remains of 11 Kaurna old people have been buried in Adelaide's south west after being held in museums in the UK and South Australia.
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Three Aboriginal actors have been named the core cast of an award-winning play hitting the stage this weekend.
Eight months after the Gumbaynggirr and Gomeroi man passed away, a 17-year-old schoolgirl who heard about his tragic end felt compelled to share Tane's story...
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following article contains images of deceased persons.
Indigenous artists become first ever hip hop group to win prestigious award.
A new art exhibition will open in Western Australia showcasing more than 80 Aboriginal artists from across the state.
In an Australian first, multi-award winning Anangu artists from the APY Arts Collective have opened their own permanent, Sydney-based gallery.
BiBi Barba has allegedly had her artwork stolen and reproduced throughout a Polish hotel many years ago. She only found out about the theft when she began to...
The beloved ‘40,000 years’ mural on Lawson Bridge, opposite Redfern Station, has been an icon of the local Indigenous community for 35 years. After tireless...
There are lessons for many after a scandal saw a book on female Indigenous musicians by a white author pulled from the shelves, writes Aaron Corn, University of...
An all-female youth group from regional New South Wales will 'bring the sound down' to Canberra performing an original piece at this year's Enlighten Festival.
The Grammy Award winner kicked off his Australian tour in Perth last week and has set a new tradition for the remainder of his sold out tour.
He says he's just a 'proud, black, Yolngu boy', but if you have listened to his shows, you'd know he's set for stardom.