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The Law Council of Australia has renewed calls for the troubled Don Dale youth detention centre in Darwin to be replaced.
The Butchulla people say a program to educate tourists about dangerous wildlife is not working.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has tapped the 'Father of Reconciliation' Patrick Dodson to be Indigenous affairs minister if Labor wins the federal election.
Bill Shorten is campaigning in the Northern Territory after spending the past week in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and WA targeting mainly Liberal-held seats.
The Indigenous football veteran wants to stamp out racism in sport and throughout society.
Campaigners have been fighting plans to bulldoze trees sacred to the Djap Wurrung peoples.
The women feared imprisonment because Western Australia jails people for unpaid fines.

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Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has delivered his final speech to parliament, backing the Adani coal mine as positive for traditional owners.
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“The absence of a national gallery for Aboriginal Australia's cultural and artistic heritage is a significant omission by Australian governments."
The federal government will deliver $550 million for housing in remote Northern Territory communities in a reversal of a previous funding freeze.
Stock photos of women laughing at salad are a thing of the past as Project #ShowUs aims to portray the diversity and power of women worldwide.
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Two boys who fled from police into mangroves after they were discovered in a stolen car have been found.
The shock jock has repeatedly used a 'racially charged phrase' during segments but radio station 2GB has agreed it will not be broadcast again.
Indigenous soldiers have served Australia in virtually every conflict since the Boer War.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are the most incarcerated people on Earth and the country's biggest legal organisations are demanding action.
Almost one million Australians have become obese over the past three years.
The return of Indigenous Australian remains, stolen and taken overseas, is closely linked to the fate of the communities they come from, two descendants say.
The Council of Australian Governments has unveiled an historic partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, as they look to refresh the...
A wanted British man who fled Australia on a jet ski and armed with a crossbow, almost made the 140 kilometre journey across the Torres Strait from Cape York to...
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