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Following a debate that lasted several hours, the Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill 2018 has passed through the Upper House of Victorian...
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Bidjigal Elder Vic Simms has called on the Prime Minister to start listening to Aboriginal people.
The Australian Electoral Commission has 'unanimously agreed' to rename the federal seat of Batman in honour of Indigenous rights campaigner William Cooper.
As shocking statistics on child abuse in the Northern Territory were heard in the state's parliamentary estimates; a meeting with the Prime Minister has brought...
A delegation of First Nations mayors from Queensland have met with Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion in a last-ditch attempt to secure ongoing funding...
Protesters have temporarily stopped work by VicRoads on the Western Highway near Ararat to save what are said to be ancient trees, sacred to the Djap Wurrung...
This year’s Australia's Health report reveals Indigenous Australians are more than twice as likely to die before age five than non-Indigenous Australians.

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The NSW Government has allocated $33 million on an Aboriginal social housing strategy as part of this year's Budget.
A protest camp and tent embassy have been set up to stop the bulldozing of sacred trees for the new Western Highway.
Ms Dhu was left to die like the people who suffered illness at Nazi concentration camps, says the family's lawyer Stewart Levitt.
The Katter Australia Party leader stands alongside Indigenous mayors visiting Canberra and pledges to ramp-up the campaign against fake Aboriginal art.
The cost of registering births late and a lack of internet access have been identified as potential reasons for low Indigenous birth registration rates in...
Matthew Bill, who is WA's Young Person of the Year, is using his prize money to travel around the state.
The mother of the toddler who was sexually abused in Tennant Creek speaks out for the first time, exclusively to NITV's The Point.
Fleeing domestic violence is rarely easy, but for those living outside their home country, it can be even harder — as Gubbi Gubbi and Wakka Wakka woman Rebecca...
The family of Yamatji woman, Ms Dhu has filed a formal complaint about the circumstances of her death in custody.
Sovereignty, building decision-making skills, and more spaces for young mob were the focus at day one of the fifth annual Koorie Youth Summit.
Adelaide Crows and the AFL Players Association have condemned a vile, racist social media comment aimed at Eddie Betts.
The Race Discrimination Commissioner, who will soon be leaving his post, warns against renaming the role and other attempts at changing the Racial Discrimination...
A fruit shop in Brisbane has apologised for posting a comment on a social media post that many read to be a racial slur, saying it was just a typo.
NSW Labor have pledged to replace the public holiday with an Indigenous history day, as well as fly the Aboriginal flag on the Sydney Harbour Bridge and establish...
The man who was driven by an ‘all-consuming burning desire to help my own people’ was elected to Australian Federal Parliament 47 years ago today.
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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...
An estimated 13 Aboriginal organisations will share nearly nine million dollars during the first round of the Western Australia’s Aboriginal Ranger Program.
Last year, the former Barnett government had approved the Yeelirrie uranium mine against the advice from the Environmental Protection Authority and the wishes of...
"Will nuclear weapons remove us completely, or us completely remove nuclear weapons?"
Yesterday more than 50 Traditional Owners gathered in Darwin demanding a complete ban on onshore gas fracking.
A mystery as to why random clumps of a east coast rainforest tree are found high up in parts of the Great Dividing Range appears to have at last been solved.