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The future of a national partnership on remote Indigenous housing is close to collapse after Nigel Scullion called out state counterparts for failing to commit to...
Origin Energy faces a grassroots campaign encouraging its consumers and shareholders to voice their opposition to 'fracking' in the Northern Territory.
Labor Senator Patrick Dodson has called out the 'absurdity' of appointing Tony Abbott as the special envoy for Indigenous affairs .
The largest all-female band in Bush Bands Bash's history took the main stage in Alice Springs on the weekend.
The national peak body representing Indigenous Australians with a disability says the sector needs its own independent inquiry to investigate abuse and neglect
The Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association's request for an injunction has been denied.
They say Channel Seven 'must be held responsible' for offensive comments about removing Aboriginal children from their families and the Stolen Generations.

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The teenagers’ deaths have caused widespread grief in Western Australia’s Indigenous community.
The Wangan and Jagalingou people oppose efforts to extinguish native title to make way for the mega mine.
Queensland Police have not released a cause of death and said it is not known how long her remains were there.
The NSW Supreme Court has dismissed the application to have the Bowraville murder cases reheard.
Seventy years after rising tides forced Torres Strait residents to leave the island of Saibai, the community is thriving in their new home on the tip of mainland...
With the families calling for answers about the police pursuit, Indigenous leaders say the inquest into the deaths of two teenagers should happen soon.
The Perth community is reeling after two Aboriginal teenagers lost their lives in strong currents while trying to evade police on Monday.
No one has been held responsible for a series of crimes nearly 30 years ago, with the families awaiting Thursday's crucial court decision.
Torres Strait Islanders are pushing for full ownership of the tropical rock lobster catch, but will the federal government's management plan thwart this?
The Australian tennis star and her American partner were unable to deliver a victory speech after receiving their trophy.
Tony Abbott saying he'll take a slow, research-based approach to his new Indigenous envoy role has been met with criticism.
The sporting legend launches a new carnival designed to encourage young Aboriginal athletes to play tennis and possibly find Grand Slam success.
The Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association is seeking to shut down a controversial coal project in the South Australia's north.
Former ATSIC chairman Geoff Clark and his wife have been charged with fraud offences.
Actor, writer and director Hunter Page-Lochard says colour blind casting is needed to showcase the talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander actors.
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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...
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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.
“The absence of a national gallery for Aboriginal Australia's cultural and artistic heritage is a significant omission by Australian governments."