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Groote Eylandt is home to more than three thousand people and is facing the prospect of a category two cyclone and a COVID outbreak.
When the COVID-19 virus began its relentless march through the Northern Territory the Australian Defence Force was called up to help halt its advance, among the...
The CEO of the Aboriginal Health Service in Tennant Creek says today's decision should have happened after positive waste water was detected last Sunday .
For all his humble demeanour and intense shyness, Percy Hobson’s sporting career and achievements are more than worthy of attention.
Western Australia is ramping up its efforts to stop isolation breaches and keep the community safe during the COVID pandemic.
Aboriginal legal advocates have called for a revamp of investigations into police misconduct in Western Australia, including police no longer investigating...
A West Australian man will serve at least six years in prison for killing a mother-of-one last March. He initially told police an Indigenous person broke into his...

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The WA Government has denied Traditional Owner’s request for a freeze to all grants already approved under section 18 of the Aboriginal Heritage Act, which allows...
Noongar Elders will lead the Wadjemup Project, which will finally commemorate the painful past of WA's summer playground, which also happens to be the largest...
State minister denies prior knowledge of destruction of 'deep time' Aboriginal heritage sites in Western Australia’s Pilbara region as mining giant issues formal...
The mother of Joyce Clarke says she wants the trial of her daughter's killer to remain in Perth but the accused police officer's legal defence team says it should...
A Western Australian Aboriginal corporation has conducted an independent audit on a number of remote communities in the East Kimberley region revealing more than...
An Aboriginal heritage site in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, which provided insight to the earliest human population that inhabited the western Hamersley...
A cultural awareness program in WA is providing foster parents with essential training to support the needs of the Indigenous kids in their care.
The mother of a Yamatji woman who was fatally shot by a WA Police officer says she is ready for the trial, as the officer is set to make his plea next week.
The national Greens party has released its plan for the country’s economic recovery post-COVID-19, which includes free education and transforming Australia into...
An inquiry into a racist attack against two WA Aboriginal Elders living on a homestead in the Goldfields region found no motive and insufficient evidence on the...
A daughter is pleading for the return of her father’s war medals after she was alerted they were being sold online.
Two Indigenous child protection peak bodies have spoken out against an amendment bill currently before WA parliament, urging the state government to make crucial...
As Perth's temperatures being to drop, rough sleepers continue to tough it out but two of the state government’s COVID-19 homelessness initiatives face an...
A man is in custody after a woman's body was found outside a hospital in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
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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.
“The absence of a national gallery for Aboriginal Australia's cultural and artistic heritage is a significant omission by Australian governments."
It took the loss of the photo negatives from his seminal work on black sexuality and desire, 'Looking for Langston', to get installation artist and filmmaker...
For thousands of years, the stage has been utilised as a platform to increase awareness of the social injustices Indigenous people face.
He’s an Australian icon whose music touched the lives and souls of countless of people around the world. His passing has left a hole in the life of his friends,...