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Friday's NRL All Stars game sparked calls for a more inclusive national anthem.
The Indigenous All-Stars used their pace to burn the New Zealand Maori in their All-Stars match in Melbourne, running in seven tries for a 34-14 win.
A protest has been held at the Chinese Consulate-General's office in Sydney calling for a NSW mining project to be scrapped.
Adani CEO Jeyakumar Janakraj says: “By and large there is positivity in the community, especially in the Indigenous community."
More than 11,000 signatures have been collected in support of a fresh investigation.
Barramundi and kangaroo, finger lime and saltbush. Italian chefs in Sydney are mixing tradition with native ingredients.
After years of speculation, researchers from La Trobe University believe they know what the hard growth on the cassowary's head is used for.

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About 100 Indigenous people and supporters called for an end to fracking, coal mining and water sharing.
Academy Award nominee Yalitza Aparicio is hoping that her newfound success can serve as a source of inspiration to other Indigenous Mexicans who suffer inequality.
Indigenous Australians will be asked to develop their own Closing the Gap targets as part of a "refresh" announced by the Prime Minister.
A painting of the proud Wiradjuri woman takes a permanent place in Canberra’s Parliament House.
A visit with his long-time NBA coach Gregg Popovich to a remote Indigenous community remains on Patty Mills' wish list when Team USA tour later this year.
Dozens of leaders, Elders and activists from across the country have gathered in Canberra to discuss environmental threats.
Veteran chef Kylie Kwong and Yuin man Dwayne Bannon-Harrison are helping to spread an important message.
Melbourne NRL winger Josh Addo-Carr says he's been waiting for the chance to play in the Indigenous All-Stars team since he was a teenager.
More young Aboriginal people have taken their lives after a spate of suicides in WA's Kimberley prompted one of the state's biggest inquests.
He's never touched a drink in his life, yet an Indigenous entrepreneur has crafted a “delicious” beer using nuts from local trees.
Indigenous All Stars centre Latrell Mitchell goes out of his way to build a friendship with a former rival.
A new report shows growing support for the reconciliation movement.
Three Aboriginal actors have been named the core cast of an award-winning play hitting the stage this weekend.
The demonstration comes as the deputy PM blames the drought - rather than the over-allocation of water to irrigators – on the ecological disaster.
The deaths in the Queensland floods are currently being investigated and are being treated as deaths in police custody.
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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...