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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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In response to Cyclone Debbie, Indigenous musician Marcus Corowa is using his show to raise funds to help rebuild his hometown in Bowen.
Queenslanders are waking up to a huge clean up following the "monster" cyclone Debbie, as the now ex-tropical cyclone still brings heavy rain as it works its way...
Trees are down and some are reporting power loss, as mainland north Queensland towns await the worst of cyclone's 250km/h winds.
Indigenous skater Harley Windsor, from Western Sydney, and his Moscow-born partner Katia scored a personal best for their free skate.
Native North Americans prepare to converge on Washington in protest of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
New South Wales cricketer Ashleigh Gardner is poised to become the first Indigenous player since 1958 to represent Australia’s national women’s team.
Aboriginal activist and elder Jenny Munro was among a headline of speakers at the Women’s March on Sydney – highlighting the many issues facing Indigenous peoples...

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The world places more value on stories about ‘whiteness’, says the playwright and 'Black Comedy' actor.
Leonardo DiCaprio has raised the issue of Indigenous representation in film at the time that local Indigenous talent has come into its own.
As Australia marks Harmony Day – the calendar event that aims to celebrate cultural diversity, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone – the Aboriginal and...