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A new film which debuted on TV this week looks at how cheers turned to booing for a champion AFL player.
An inquiry has heard more than a third of Victoria's Aboriginal people have depression and anxiety compared to 20 per cent of non-Indigenous people.
Indigenous singer-songwriter Kev Carmody won the JC Williamson Award for his outstanding contribution to the live performance industry.
'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.

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The production company behind TV series Redfern Now and TV film Mabo has been recognised at the Sydney Film Festival.
The Aged Care Royal Commission will sit in Broome over the next three days and hear evidence about the unique needs of senior Indigenous Australians and their...
NSW have made seven changes for State of Origin II in Perth, with Latrell Mitchell a shock axing.
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...
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The chance discovery of the threatened sawfish in a remote area far inland has led to a new partnership between science and local communities.
The Burrup Peninsula is home to one of Australia’s most sacred sites, boasting more than one million rock art pieces.
The crowds moved to the steady beating of drums and chants as they began walking some 2.4 kilometres, to a site not far from Kinder Morgan's storage tank farm in...
An old cemetery mainly consisting of Aboriginal people’s remains is slowly being excavated due to the ongoing erosion of the Fitzroy River in Western Australia’s...
An estimated 13 Aboriginal organisations will share nearly nine million dollars during the first round of the Western Australia’s Aboriginal Ranger Program.
Last year, the former Barnett government had approved the Yeelirrie uranium mine against the advice from the Environmental Protection Authority and the wishes of...
"Will nuclear weapons remove us completely, or us completely remove nuclear weapons?"
Yesterday more than 50 Traditional Owners gathered in Darwin demanding a complete ban on onshore gas fracking.
A mystery as to why random clumps of a east coast rainforest tree are found high up in parts of the Great Dividing Range appears to have at last been solved.
A group of Indigenous rangers are working to save the Arafura swamp after years of neglect and damage by feral animals.
Fashion label Wild Barra has made a name for itself by using Indigenous-inspired designs featuring art and wildlife and for its prominent use of models from...