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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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According to a new report, 2017 was the deadliest year for land activists worldwide and most of those killed were Indigenous.
It was a discovery that changed the way we think of human habitation in Australia. But 50 years on, the man who made the find believes the story has still to...
Indigenous rangers are carving out careers for themselves by restoring the landscape on North Stradbroke Island to its former glory.
Young Indigenous rangers are returning to country and helping preserve Australia's largest fringing coral reef thanks to a new initiative.
Awkward vote undermines NT Government's position on fracking in the Territory.
Borroloola residents have been issued a warning after routine testing found lead and manganese in the water supply.
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.