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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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The PM and opposition leader have pledges to cooperate with each other and with their Indigenous colleagues to bring about constitutional recognition.
The winning artwork refers to the first contact between Indigenous Australians and James Cook.
Thirty three per cent of the Northern Territory's Indigenous people are not enrolled to vote. Will that change?
The WA budget also focuses on Aboriginal health, mental health services, Ranger programs, protecting Murujuga, tackling domestic violence and suicide prevention.
The women feared imprisonment because Western Australia jails people for unpaid fines.
An Indigenous peak health body says health practitioners in a remote community haven’t been adequately trained to advise patients on opting out of My Health Record.
Police end a major disturbance at Darwin's notorious Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, defending the use of tear gas despite being in breach of royal commission...
Federal funding for remote housing expired in June with no new agreement signed.
Tony Abbott’s first visit to remote communities as special envoy of Indigenous affairs has been met with fierce opposition.
The former Vice Chief of the Defence Force will come out of retirement to lead the federal Department of Indigneous Affairs.
Supporters wanted an upfront payment of $3.2 million for the girl who was left incapacitated by a massive electrical shock.
With the families calling for answers about the police pursuit, Indigenous leaders say the inquest into the deaths of two teenagers should happen soon.