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The coalition has promised to spend an extra $95.4 million on health initiatives in the Northern Territory to address challenges it is facing.
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The GetUp advertisement, released on Tuesday, shows Tony Abbott sitting on a beach eating an onion as a swimmer drowns.
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NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner says he will soon provide details about where a new youth detention centre will be built.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says humans are not behind the causes of climate change which she believes has been happening since dinosaurs were around.
The Australian Electoral Commission has requested social media giants Facebook and Twitter take down unauthorised political advertising from an anti-Labor and pro...
Murder charges have been laid after an inmate at an overcrowded prison in Western Australia ended up dead.
The Law Council of Australia has renewed calls for the troubled Don Dale youth detention centre in Darwin to be replaced.

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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.
A quick farewell to the most physically dominant player I have seen in 27 years of watching Rugby League.
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.
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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.
Gamilaraay is an Aboriginal endangered language that is now being used in classrooms and spoken in communities more than it was 20 years ago.
Gardening and barista work: Aboriginal kids in remote communities are improving their literacy and numeracy skills with unique entreprenurial projects.
Twelve female Noongar students are bridging the gap in STEM careers by learning new technologies, thanks to an innovative learning project.