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Following a debate that lasted several hours, the Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill 2018 has passed through the Upper House of Victorian...
Bidjigal Elder Vic Simms has called on the Prime Minister to start listening to Aboriginal people.
The Australian Electoral Commission has 'unanimously agreed' to rename the federal seat of Batman in honour of Indigenous rights campaigner William Cooper.
As shocking statistics on child abuse in the Northern Territory were heard in the state's parliamentary estimates; a meeting with the Prime Minister has brought...
A delegation of First Nations mayors from Queensland have met with Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion in a last-ditch attempt to secure ongoing funding...
Protesters have temporarily stopped work by VicRoads on the Western Highway near Ararat to save what are said to be ancient trees, sacred to the Djap Wurrung...
This year’s Australia's Health report reveals Indigenous Australians are more than twice as likely to die before age five than non-Indigenous Australians.

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The NSW Government has allocated $33 million on an Aboriginal social housing strategy as part of this year's Budget.
A protest camp and tent embassy have been set up to stop the bulldozing of sacred trees for the new Western Highway.
Ms Dhu was left to die like the people who suffered illness at Nazi concentration camps, says the family's lawyer Stewart Levitt.
The Katter Australia Party leader stands alongside Indigenous mayors visiting Canberra and pledges to ramp-up the campaign against fake Aboriginal art.
The cost of registering births late and a lack of internet access have been identified as potential reasons for low Indigenous birth registration rates in...
Matthew Bill, who is WA's Young Person of the Year, is using his prize money to travel around the state.
The mother of the toddler who was sexually abused in Tennant Creek speaks out for the first time, exclusively to NITV's The Point.
Fleeing domestic violence is rarely easy, but for those living outside their home country, it can be even harder — as Gubbi Gubbi and Wakka Wakka woman Rebecca...
The family of Yamatji woman, Ms Dhu has filed a formal complaint about the circumstances of her death in custody.
Sovereignty, building decision-making skills, and more spaces for young mob were the focus at day one of the fifth annual Koorie Youth Summit.
Adelaide Crows and the AFL Players Association have condemned a vile, racist social media comment aimed at Eddie Betts.
The Race Discrimination Commissioner, who will soon be leaving his post, warns against renaming the role and other attempts at changing the Racial Discrimination...
A fruit shop in Brisbane has apologised for posting a comment on a social media post that many read to be a racial slur, saying it was just a typo.
NSW Labor have pledged to replace the public holiday with an Indigenous history day, as well as fly the Aboriginal flag on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and establish...
The man who was driven by an ‘all-consuming burning desire to help my own people’ was elected to Australian Federal Parliament 47 years ago today.
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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."