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A $350 million deal for Kakadu National Park aims to boost tourist numbers and save the town of Jabiru.
The country’s water crisis is coming to a head in the remote Northern Territory community of Yuendumu.
Australia has lost one of its finest sportsmen with the passing of Australian Rules football legend Graham "Polly" Farmer.
David Darcy's striking portrait of West Australian Aboriginal Elder Daisy Tjuparntarri Ward has won the 2019 Archibald Prize people's choice award.
NT Families Minister Dale Wakefield has ignored the Royal Commission by building a new youth justice centre next to an adult jail.
Fashion design today is being shaped by First Nations people at every level.
Aboriginal artists from Western Australia's outback have teamed up with leading fashion label Gorman for a unique collaboration.

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Victoria's Traditional Owners have one week left to nominate for a First People's Assembly which will help shape treaty negotiations.
The ‘fresh prince of Arnhem Land’ picked up the artist of the year award while Mojo Juju won best album and best song.
Ancient traditions meet modern technology at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.
Better access to eye testing, affordable glasses and timely medical treatment could save the sight of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Read the full transcript of a powerful statement read on behalf of the Garma festival's youth forum.
The basketball star, who recently signed the richest deal ever by an Australian athlete, claimed on social media he was denied entry to the gaming venue.
NT Aboriginal Affairs minister criticises festival organisers while the NT treaty commissioner outlines the issues ahead.
NT Senator Malarndirri McCarthy had planned to be at the annual Garma festival in Arnhem Land. Instead she was in hospital in Canberra.
The remains of 11 Kaurna old people have been buried in Adelaide's south west after being held in museums in the UK and South Australia.
The Wiradjuri woman’s cousin, author Anita Heiss, wants the NSW health system to improve its treatment of Indigenous patients.
Hawthorn say the Australian Rules veteran has lost none of his enduring competitiveness.
Environmental approval for Cameco's Yeelirrie uranium mine proposal in WA still stands after another appeal by Traditional Owners failed.
Former NSW detective Gary Jubelin has denied allegations he illegally recorded conversations.
Australia should look to the New Zealand model which recognises that the majority of young people grow-out of participating in crime.
The advocacy body went into voluntary administration at the beginning of last month after announcing it was in “serious financial trouble.”
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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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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...