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The crowdfunding website closes the former rugby star's account saying that it breached terms and conditions.
A special scoreboard has ranked football fans based on how much they donate to charity. Where does your team rank?
Folau's fundraiser to cover legal costs has attracted more than $250,000 as he aims to take on Rugby Australia with a $3 million war-chest, but one Samoan...
Former boxing champion backs comments that anthem debate played a role in axing two Indigenous players from NSW's State of Origin side.
The production company behind TV series Redfern Now and TV film Mabo has been recognised at the Sydney Film Festival.
The Aged Care Royal Commission will sit in Broome over the next three days and hear evidence about the unique needs of senior Indigenous Australians and their...
NSW have made seven changes for State of Origin II in Perth, with Latrell Mitchell a shock axing.

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A pilot project has been given the green light to expand into another high school where organisers are looking at changing the curriculum to help preserve the...
Artwork verified by a independent archaeologist as "culturally significant" was reportedly created by non-Indigenous teenagers 50 years ago.
Cherdeena Wynne died in April after a string of incidents involving West Australian police led to the young mother losing consciousness while handcuffed.
Winmar says he hopes the statue will open conversations around the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Victorian elder Carolyn Briggs has been a champion for Indigenous culture for over five decades.
The Harbour City's outer suburbs and the NSW Central Coast are now host to some of the country's largest Indigenous populations.
He said 'it’s time we stopped procrastinating" on what is seen by many as a critical step to build a new relationship with Indigenous people.
In 1918, in Wünsdorf prisoner-of-war camp, a German sculptor created a bust of Indigenous soldier Douglas Grant. For decades, the whereabouts of this nationally...
The Attorney General says there were alternative options to arresting a pregnant Aboriginal woman on a 'witness' warrant, encourages her to pursue compensation.
The incoming shadow minister for Indigenous Australians hopes to keep some issues 'above the political fray'.
A number of Aboriginal students in Western Australia have been awarded an inaugural scholarship to help them with their schooling many decided to go into the...
An Indigenous rights campaigner says Aboriginal people should have been consulted about a heritage protection review before it was open to the public.
Adani is one approval away from resuming construction of its Queensland coal mine after its plan to protect an endangered finch was accepted.
A NSW Greens MP is pushing to change the double-jeopardy laws after a failed appeal relating to the suspected killer of three Aboriginal children.
Wallabies veteran Kurtley Beale says the Indigenous jersey, which is the team's alternate strip for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, is a game-changer.
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The winning artwork refers to the first contact between Indigenous Australians and James Cook.
Thirty three per cent of the Northern Territory's Indigenous people are not enrolled to vote. Will that change?
The WA budget also focuses on Aboriginal health, mental health services, Ranger programs, protecting Murujuga, tackling domestic violence and suicide prevention.
The women feared imprisonment because Western Australia jails people for unpaid fines.
An Indigenous peak health body says health practitioners in a remote community haven’t been adequately trained to advise patients on opting out of My Health Record.
Police end a major disturbance at Darwin's notorious Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, defending the use of tear gas despite being in breach of royal commission...
Federal funding for remote housing expired in June with no new agreement signed.
Tony Abbott’s first visit to remote communities as special envoy of Indigenous affairs has been met with fierce opposition.
The former Vice Chief of the Defence Force will come out of retirement to lead the federal Department of Indigneous Affairs.
Supporters wanted an upfront payment of $3.2 million for the girl who was left incapacitated by a massive electrical shock.
With the families calling for answers about the police pursuit, Indigenous leaders say the inquest into the deaths of two teenagers should happen soon.
Tony Abbott saying he'll take a slow, research-based approach to his new Indigenous envoy role has been met with criticism.