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A $350 million deal for Kakadu National Park aims to boost tourist numbers and save the town of Jabiru.
The country’s water crisis is coming to a head in the remote Northern Territory community of Yuendumu.
Australia has lost one of its finest sportsmen with the passing of Australian Rules football legend Graham "Polly" Farmer.
David Darcy's striking portrait of West Australian Aboriginal Elder Daisy Tjuparntarri Ward has won the 2019 Archibald Prize people's choice award.
NT Families Minister Dale Wakefield has ignored the Royal Commission by building a new youth justice centre next to an adult jail.
Fashion design today is being shaped by First Nations people at every level.
Aboriginal artists from Western Australia's outback have teamed up with leading fashion label Gorman for a unique collaboration.

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Victoria's Traditional Owners have one week left to nominate for a First People's Assembly which will help shape treaty negotiations.
The ‘fresh prince of Arnhem Land’ picked up the artist of the year award while Mojo Juju won best album and best song.
Ancient traditions meet modern technology at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.
Better access to eye testing, affordable glasses and timely medical treatment could save the sight of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Read the full transcript of a powerful statement read on behalf of the Garma festival's youth forum.
The basketball star, who recently signed the richest deal ever by an Australian athlete, claimed on social media he was denied entry to the gaming venue.
NT Aboriginal Affairs minister criticises festival organisers while the NT treaty commissioner outlines the issues ahead.
NT Senator Malarndirri McCarthy had planned to be at the annual Garma festival in Arnhem Land. Instead she was in hospital in Canberra.
The remains of 11 Kaurna old people have been buried in Adelaide's south west after being held in museums in the UK and South Australia.
The Wiradjuri woman’s cousin, author Anita Heiss, wants the NSW health system to improve its treatment of Indigenous patients.
Hawthorn say the Australian Rules veteran has lost none of his enduring competitiveness.
Environmental approval for Cameco's Yeelirrie uranium mine proposal in WA still stands after another appeal by Traditional Owners failed.
Former NSW detective Gary Jubelin has denied allegations he illegally recorded conversations.
Australia should look to the New Zealand model which recognises that the majority of young people grow-out of participating in crime.
The advocacy body went into voluntary administration at the beginning of last month after announcing it was in “serious financial trouble.”
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Three Aboriginal actors have been named the core cast of an award-winning play hitting the stage this weekend.
Eight months after the Gumbaynggirr and Gomeroi man passed away, a 17-year-old schoolgirl who heard about his tragic end felt compelled to share Tane's story...
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following article contains images of deceased persons.
Indigenous artists become first ever hip hop group to win prestigious award.
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.