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Play School will introduce a new toy during NAIDOC Week, who will then go on to become a full-time member of the show’s iconic toy line up.
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The Perth prisoner who died after eight other inmates allegedly bashed him had mental health issues and shouldn't have been in jail, his brother says.
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Controversy around a copyright-use agreement over the Aboriginal flag has raised issues with the Torres Strait Islander Flag.
The crowdfunding website closes the former rugby star's account saying that it breached terms and conditions.
A special scoreboard has ranked football fans based on how much they donate to charity. Where does your team rank?
Folau's fundraiser to cover legal costs has attracted more than $250,000 as he aims to take on Rugby Australia with a $3 million war-chest, but one Samoan...
Former boxing champion backs comments that anthem debate played a role in axing two Indigenous players from NSW's State of Origin side.

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The Aged Care Royal Commission will sit in Broome over the next three days and hear evidence about the unique needs of senior Indigenous Australians and their...
NSW have made seven changes for State of Origin II in Perth, with Latrell Mitchell a shock axing.
Blurred footage of Indigenous Australians was shown while white commentators talked about removing Aboriginal children from their families.
A pilot project has been given the green light to expand into another high school where organisers are looking at changing the curriculum to help preserve the...
Artwork verified by a independent archaeologist as "culturally significant" was reportedly created by non-Indigenous teenagers 50 years ago.
Cherdeena Wynne died in April after a string of incidents involving West Australian police led to the young mother losing consciousness while handcuffed.
Winmar says he hopes the statue will open conversations around the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Victorian elder Carolyn Briggs has been a champion for Indigenous culture for over five decades.
The Harbour City's outer suburbs and the NSW Central Coast are now host to some of the country's largest Indigenous populations.
He said 'it’s time we stopped procrastinating" on what is seen by many as a critical step to build a new relationship with Indigenous people.
In 1918, in Wünsdorf prisoner-of-war camp, a German sculptor created a bust of Indigenous soldier Douglas Grant. For decades, the whereabouts of this nationally...
The Attorney General says there were alternative options to arresting a pregnant Aboriginal woman on a 'witness' warrant, encourages her to pursue compensation.
The incoming shadow minister for Indigenous Australians hopes to keep some issues 'above the political fray'.
A number of Aboriginal students in Western Australia have been awarded an inaugural scholarship to help them with their schooling many decided to go into the...
An Indigenous rights campaigner says Aboriginal people should have been consulted about a heritage protection review before it was open to the public.
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A pilot project has been given the green light to expand into another high school where organisers are looking at changing the curriculum to help preserve the...
A number of Aboriginal students in Western Australia have been awarded an inaugural scholarship to help them with their schooling many decided to go into the...
The generous fund honours the life and activism of Yorta Yorta leader William Cooper.
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.
A writing and illustration workshop seeks to nurture the next generation of Aboriginal storytellers.
A move to incorporate Indigenous culture into the science curriculum is defended.
The series is aimed at lifting literacy rates in remote communities.
The Executive Director of the Literacy for Life Foundation, Jack Beetson has slammed the education system for failing Aboriginal communities.
Geographical isolation is not only a major challenge for Indigenous women giving birth, but also for those studying to be their midwives.
A development at a university residential college will become the largest Indigenous tertiary residential program in Australia.
Tens of thousands of school children are being asked to swap a good book with their mates as part of a campaign to help improve literacy rates among Indigenous...
The West Australian state government has announced a new initiative aimed to improve the educational outcomes for students in the north-west.