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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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Co-created by young people in Roebourne in the Pilbara, NEO-Learning teaches school children about Aboriginal history and culture in a fun and dynamic way.
The minister for Indigenous Australians has confirmed funding changes that will impact dozens of jobs in the Kimberly region.
An Indigenous science education program is among those recognised at the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
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.