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Western Australian government accepts one-off deal but disappointed the Commonwealth intends to walk away from long-term funding support for remote housing.
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The federal government shown support for the Cape York leader as he fights to save his welfare reform initiatives.
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Rates of petrol sniffing have dropped significantly since the introduction of Opal Fuel, but some support service providers say the dangerous practice is slowly...
A popular but unauthorised artwork has been destroyed after a government department decided it was disrespectful to Indigenous people in WA.
The 'mother of native title' has been remembered as a passionate advocate for the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander communities.
Tanya Day got on a train to Melbourne but was removed for public drunkenness. She was taken into police custody and never came home.
The recommendation was part of his first report as the government's special envoy on Indigenous affairs.

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A report released on the last day of parliament before the NSW election finds young detainees subjected to excessive use of force and "inappropriate" strip searches.
A cultural-based approach to reducing family violence targets men in one of the state’s most isolated areas.
He once held Australian citizenship but has been held in an immigration detention centre for nearly a year.
NSW Police have charged the man accused of throwing his nine-month-old baby into the harbour at Tweed Heads with murder.
Australia’s peak ophthalmology training body has apologised to an Aboriginal doctor who said he experienced "endemic" institutional racism.
The NT senator says "it was less than 1 per cent" of the funding available and that in the long run it will expedite the land claims process.
The former Labor party president says it's the 'continuing circus' of federal politics that is tempting him to accept.
Tony Abbott speaks at an event on political correctness in Australia's education system.
All Indigenous people taken into police custody in the NT will receive wellbeing support and legal assistance under new laws that will come into effect in March.
A small town in Mexico embraces those who identify as the gender fluid Muxe.
The Socceroos and Matildas could soon have a generation of indigenous stars thanks to a $4.5 million partnership.
Fears have been reignited within the Aboriginal community in the inner-Sydney suburb of Redfern.
A plan to raise Warragamba Dam wall could threaten the Blue Mountains' world-heritage listing.
A writing and illustration workshop seeks to nurture the next generation of Aboriginal storytellers.
The NSW government says proposed laws will ensure children don't languish in foster care but opponents say it repeats the mistakes of the past.
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