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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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As he wraps up his whirlwind tour of Tennant Creek, Malcolm Turnbull flags a new deal for the region.
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...
Aboriginal leaders are doubtful that treaty negotiations will continue with SA's newly formed Liberal government.
Barnaby Joyce has resigned as the leader of the Nationals and deputy prime minister of Australia to sit on the government's backbench.
Cynthia Lui, the first Torres Strait Islander person elected to any Australian parliament, has vowed to give a voice to the voiceless in her maiden speech to the...
The card has been highly criticised for targeting Indigenous Australians, as 78 per cent of those who are on the card are from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait...
The southern Perth suburb has moved their Australia Day celebrations, after the success of this year’s event. Next years' celebrations will have a bigger...
Lidia Thorpe’s campaign to be the first Indigenous woman elected to the Victorian parliament has been marred by racism, but the Gunnai Gunditjimara woman remains...
Queensland Labor Minister, Leeanne Enoch has called for the disendorsement of Redcliffe LNP candidate Kerri-Anne Dooley, after she posted an Instagram photo with...
Attendees at a meeting of Traditional Owners from the Pilbara region of Western Australia have categorically rejected the trial of a Welfare Debit card in the area.
Rights, reconciliation and 1967 Referendum campaigner died peacefully surrounded by family.
Payment revealed by WA Attorney general does not prevent family from pursuing further legal action against the government over Ms Dhu's death in custody.