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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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Fracking will now be allowed in some parts of the state.
The WA government has announced they will work on nominating the site for world heritage protection after being called on to do so by the Traditional Owners.
According to a new report, 2017 was the deadliest year for land activists worldwide and most of those killed were Indigenous.
It was a discovery that changed the way we think of human habitation in Australia. But 50 years on, the man who made the find believes the story has still to...
Indigenous rangers are carving out careers for themselves by restoring the landscape on North Stradbroke Island to its former glory.
Young Indigenous rangers are returning to country and helping preserve Australia's largest fringing coral reef thanks to a new initiative.
Awkward vote undermines NT Government's position on fracking in the Territory.
Borroloola residents have been issued a warning after routine testing found lead and manganese in the water supply.
The chance discovery of the threatened sawfish in a remote area far inland has led to a new partnership between science and local communities.
The Burrup Peninsula is home to one of Australia’s most sacred sites, boasting more than one million rock art pieces.
The crowds moved to the steady beating of drums and chants as they began walking some 2.4 kilometres, to a site not far from Kinder Morgan's storage tank farm in...