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Friday's NRL All Stars game sparked calls for a more inclusive national anthem.
The Indigenous All-Stars used their pace to burn the New Zealand Maori in their All-Stars match in Melbourne, running in seven tries for a 34-14 win.
A protest has been held at the Chinese Consulate-General's office in Sydney calling for a NSW mining project to be scrapped.
Adani CEO Jeyakumar Janakraj says: “By and large there is positivity in the community, especially in the Indigenous community."
More than 11,000 signatures have been collected in support of a fresh investigation.
Barramundi and kangaroo, finger lime and saltbush. Italian chefs in Sydney are mixing tradition with native ingredients.
After years of speculation, researchers from La Trobe University believe they know what the hard growth on the cassowary's head is used for.

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About 100 Indigenous people and supporters called for an end to fracking, coal mining and water sharing.
Academy Award nominee Yalitza Aparicio is hoping that her newfound success can serve as a source of inspiration to other Indigenous Mexicans who suffer inequality.
Indigenous Australians will be asked to develop their own Closing the Gap targets as part of a "refresh" announced by the Prime Minister.
A painting of the proud Wiradjuri woman takes a permanent place in Canberra’s Parliament House.
A visit with his long-time NBA coach Gregg Popovich to a remote Indigenous community remains on Patty Mills' wish list when Team USA tour later this year.
Dozens of leaders, Elders and activists from across the country have gathered in Canberra to discuss environmental threats.
Veteran chef Kylie Kwong and Yuin man Dwayne Bannon-Harrison are helping to spread an important message.
Melbourne NRL winger Josh Addo-Carr says he's been waiting for the chance to play in the Indigenous All-Stars team since he was a teenager.
More young Aboriginal people have taken their lives after a spate of suicides in WA's Kimberley prompted one of the state's biggest inquests.
He's never touched a drink in his life, yet an Indigenous entrepreneur has crafted a “delicious” beer using nuts from local trees.
Indigenous All Stars centre Latrell Mitchell goes out of his way to build a friendship with a former rival.
A new report shows growing support for the reconciliation movement.
Three Aboriginal actors have been named the core cast of an award-winning play hitting the stage this weekend.
The demonstration comes as the deputy PM blames the drought - rather than the over-allocation of water to irrigators – on the ecological disaster.
The deaths in the Queensland floods are currently being investigated and are being treated as deaths in police custody.
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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.
Oxford University has been accused of “social apartheid” after figures showed that nearly one in three colleges failed to admit a single black A-level student in...