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Western Australian government accepts one-off deal but disappointed the Commonwealth intends to walk away from long-term funding support for remote housing.
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The federal government shown support for the Cape York leader as he fights to save his welfare reform initiatives.
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Rates of petrol sniffing have dropped significantly since the introduction of Opal Fuel, but some support service providers say the dangerous practice is slowly...
A popular but unauthorised artwork has been destroyed after a government department decided it was disrespectful to Indigenous people in WA.
The 'mother of native title' has been remembered as a passionate advocate for the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander communities.
Tanya Day got on a train to Melbourne but was removed for public drunkenness. She was taken into police custody and never came home.
The recommendation was part of his first report as the government's special envoy on Indigenous affairs.

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Turmoil at the highest levels of Australian politics appears to have stalled progress in Indigenous affairs.
US fighter Justin Willis makes seemingly offensive comments about Aboriginal identity after defeating Mark Hunt.
Fracking will now be allowed in some parts of the state.
Will the duo who perform in Pitjantjatjara and English represent Australia at next year's Eurovision?
The plaque acknowledges a painful past where many Indigenous children were forcibly taken from their families by train.
David Attenborough has told delegates at a UN conference the world faces the end of civilisation if it does not unite to tackle climate change.
Australia’s largest land council declares it will return to business as normal after sacking its CEO.
The current and former Prime Minister dismissed the Voice, but the cross-party committee has endorsed it after eight months of consultations.
The Indian mining giant has announced it will self-finance the controversial mine in the Galilee Basin.
Anthony Mundine grabbed the former WBO welterweight champion and shoved him into trainer Glenn Rushton.
The widow of Edward “Koiki” Mabo died on Monday and has been remembered for her advocacy work in education and land rights.
Pressures in the big cities such as Melbourne have pushed some migrants to resettle in Alice Springs.
Pauline Hanson will discuss the Sentinelese's "immigration policy" in the Senate.
The problem has been attributed to poverty, family violence and “intergenerational trauma” experienced by the Stolen Generations.
She has been remembered as of the country's most influential advocates for Indigenous Australians and South Sea Islanders.
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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...