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Prime Minister Scott Morrison's proposal to keep Australia Day and recognise Indigenous achievements on another date has been criticised as missing the mark.
Supporters wanted an upfront payment of $3.2 million for the girl who was left incapacitated by a massive electrical shock.
The event included original demonstrators who took part in the march and descendants of others.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared Australia Day can be held on January 26 and still be 'respectful'.
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 .

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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.
Material from one of the most contaminated industrial sites in Europe could be permanently housed in South Australia.
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.
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