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The future of a national partnership on remote Indigenous housing is close to collapse after Nigel Scullion called out state counterparts for failing to commit to...
Origin Energy faces a grassroots campaign encouraging its consumers and shareholders to voice their opposition to 'fracking' in the Northern Territory.
Labor Senator Patrick Dodson has called out the 'absurdity' of appointing Tony Abbott as the special envoy for Indigenous affairs .
The largest all-female band in Bush Bands Bash's history took the main stage in Alice Springs on the weekend.
The national peak body representing Indigenous Australians with a disability says the sector needs its own independent inquiry to investigate abuse and neglect
The Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association's request for an injunction has been denied.
They say Channel Seven 'must be held responsible' for offensive comments about removing Aboriginal children from their families and the Stolen Generations.

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The teenagers’ deaths have caused widespread grief in Western Australia’s Indigenous community.
The Wangan and Jagalingou people oppose efforts to extinguish native title to make way for the mega mine.
Queensland Police have not released a cause of death and said it is not known how long her remains were there.
The NSW Supreme Court has dismissed the application to have the Bowraville murder cases reheard.
Seventy years after rising tides forced Torres Strait residents to leave the island of Saibai, the community is thriving in their new home on the tip of mainland...
With the families calling for answers about the police pursuit, Indigenous leaders say the inquest into the deaths of two teenagers should happen soon.
The Perth community is reeling after two Aboriginal teenagers lost their lives in strong currents while trying to evade police on Monday.
No one has been held responsible for a series of crimes nearly 30 years ago, with the families awaiting Thursday's crucial court decision.
Torres Strait Islanders are pushing for full ownership of the tropical rock lobster catch, but will the federal government's management plan thwart this?
The Australian tennis star and her American partner were unable to deliver a victory speech after receiving their trophy.
Tony Abbott saying he'll take a slow, research-based approach to his new Indigenous envoy role has been met with criticism.
The sporting legend launches a new carnival designed to encourage young Aboriginal athletes to play tennis and possibly find Grand Slam success.
The Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association is seeking to shut down a controversial coal project in the South Australia's north.
Former ATSIC chairman Geoff Clark and his wife have been charged with fraud offences.
Actor, writer and director Hunter Page-Lochard says colour blind casting is needed to showcase the talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander actors.
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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...
An old cemetery mainly consisting of Aboriginal people’s remains is slowly being excavated due to the ongoing erosion of the Fitzroy River in Western Australia’s...