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The Law Council of Australia has renewed calls for the troubled Don Dale youth detention centre in Darwin to be replaced.
The Butchulla people say a program to educate tourists about dangerous wildlife is not working.
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has tapped the 'Father of Reconciliation' Patrick Dodson to be Indigenous affairs minister if Labor wins the federal election.
Bill Shorten is campaigning in the Northern Territory after spending the past week in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and WA targeting mainly Liberal-held seats.
The Indigenous football veteran wants to stamp out racism in sport and throughout society.
Campaigners have been fighting plans to bulldoze trees sacred to the Djap Wurrung peoples.
The women feared imprisonment because Western Australia jails people for unpaid fines.

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Bill Shorten says he expects to install a West Australian into cabinet if he wins the election, with Indigenous politician Pat Dodson the likely nominee.
Thousands of young Victorians are still sleeping rough or couch surfing despite reaching out to homelessness services for assistance, aid groups say.
Ashleigh Barty says Australia has the depth to challenge for their first Fed Cup title since 1974 - a campaign powered by fellow indigenous star Evonne Goolagong...
The mother-of-three lost consciousness while restrained by WA police and died in hospital five days later.
Year 11 and 12 students at Peel High in the regional New South Wales city of Tamworth are the first at their school to study the local Gamilaraay language.
As tourists in Australia are increasingly wanting to engage with Indigenous art, creatives are exhibiting their work in the Italian city of Milan.
A man has been arrested for the suspected murder of the missing Sydney Aboriginal woman.
Australian paralympic champion Kurt Fearnely has condemned Anthony Mundine over the former boxer's anti-vaccination comments.
The number of people seeking homelessness services after experiencing domestic violence is increasing each year, a new report has found.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to pull the trigger on a May 18 federal election.
A New Zealand promotional video showing customers trying to eat a Burger Kings burger with oversized chopsticks has sparked an outcry on Chinese social media.
Twenty-three of Australia’s most senior former emergency service bosses have come together in an unprecedented show of unity, calling on the Prime Minister to ...
The TV host made controversial sweeping statements about Indigenous people and says she has no regrets.
The Channel Seven breakfast show faces the repercussions for a controversial segment about removing Aboriginal children from their families.
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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...
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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.