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'This is about Indigenous people having some sort of say over what happens on their land and their sacred sites.'
The awards celebrate Australia’s live entertainment and performing arts.
The awards - set to be held in matter of weeks - shine a light on Australia’s "best and brightest" Indigenous performers.
An appeal by Aboriginal opponents of Adani's coal mine against a court decision that found an Indigenous land usage agreement was valid has been dismissed.
Ken Wyatt's push to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people a voice to parliament could spark fresh divisions.
The case frames climate change as “a human rights issue”, with First Nations people among the most vulnerable to a changing climate.
On a night celebrating excellence in Indigenous communities, it was revealed that the actor has officially retired and is suffering from lung cancer.

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Blurred footage of Indigenous Australians was shown while white commentators talked about removing Aboriginal children from their families.
A pilot project has been given the green light to expand into another high school where organisers are looking at changing the curriculum to help preserve the...
Artwork verified by a independent archaeologist as "culturally significant" was reportedly created by non-Indigenous teenagers 50 years ago.
Cherdeena Wynne died in April after a string of incidents involving West Australian police led to the young mother losing consciousness while handcuffed.
Winmar says he hopes the statue will open conversations around the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Victorian elder Carolyn Briggs has been a champion for Indigenous culture for over five decades.
The Harbour City's outer suburbs and the NSW Central Coast are now host to some of the country's largest Indigenous populations.
He said 'it’s time we stopped procrastinating" on what is seen by many as a critical step to build a new relationship with Indigenous people.
In 1918, in Wünsdorf prisoner-of-war camp, a German sculptor created a bust of Indigenous soldier Douglas Grant. For decades, the whereabouts of this nationally...
The Attorney General says there were alternative options to arresting a pregnant Aboriginal woman on a 'witness' warrant, encourages her to pursue compensation.
The incoming shadow minister for Indigenous Australians hopes to keep some issues 'above the political fray'.
A number of Aboriginal students in Western Australia have been awarded an inaugural scholarship to help them with their schooling many decided to go into the...
An Indigenous rights campaigner says Aboriginal people should have been consulted about a heritage protection review before it was open to the public.
Adani is one approval away from resuming construction of its Queensland coal mine after its plan to protect an endangered finch was accepted.
A NSW Greens MP is pushing to change the double-jeopardy laws after a failed appeal relating to the suspected killer of three Aboriginal children.
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