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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...
The newspaper's editor-in-chief Anthony De Ceglie apologised for 'any hurt' caused by the racist cartoon strip while announcing that it will be dropped from...
A character in a comic strip published in Monday's newspaper used a racial slur to describe an Aboriginal character.
The WA government passes new laws which will increase protections for victims of family and domestic violence and ensure that perpetrators are held accountable.
Tjiwarl TO's say they have lost significant cultural sites that formed part of rituals, custom and the dreaming through the destruction and damage to land caused...

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A peaceful protest was held in Geraldton the day after the Western Australian government passed reforms to the state’s fine default laws, a change prompted by the...
A number of advocates welcome the state's fine default reform bill, but say the next step is to have fines income-tested.
Rio Tinto's head of iron ore says the company is actually "very sorry" despite reports he previously told employees the company hadn't technically apologised for...
The WA fine default law reform bill passed through the state parliament's upper house overnight and the McGowan government hopes the amendments will contribute to...
Rio Tinto chief executive Chris Sailsbury tells employees that the mining giant was actually not apologising for destroying 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock...
Advocates who visited Bandyup Women’s Prison on Monday believe an incident did occur between the female inmate and a prison guard.
In the past eight months, while waiting for the introduction of Western Australia’s fine default reforms bill, people have been locked up more than 200 times for...
Reconciliation Australia suspends Rio Tinto recognition as protestors deliver letter demanding resignations and immediate changes to the Aboriginal heritage act...
The Department of Justice responds to claims of 'body slam' incident in WA women's prison.
A female Aboriginal inmate is in a critical condition following unconfirmed reports of a prison guard "body-slamming" the inmate at a Perth prison.
The Department of Justice has confirmed a 40 year old Aboriginal man was found collapsed at Acacia Prison in Perth on Friday and later died in hospital.
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...
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A new program will connect Indigenous knowledge experts with teachers in a bid to integrate traditional knowledge into the school science, technology, engineering...