Walk With Us

Join us in exploring our First Australians stories together.

Why you should Walk With Us

First Australian stories are all our stories. Let’s explore our First Australians stories together.
As a fair skin Wiradjuri man, Jake Gablonski knows what it's like to be teased and even called a 'liar' for identifying as Aboriginal, but that hasn't stopped him...
Today is the 52nd anniversary of the momentous Freedom Ride that journeyed through western New South Wales in February 1965 to draw attention to injustice and...
The Frontier Wars was the bloodiest conflict on Australian soil. We look at five of the warriors who fought for their people and their land against colonial forces.
Western Desert culture has been alive in Central Australia for thousands of years. However it is at risk of fading away. Reconnecting elders with the younger...

Community and Achievements

Achievements by the Australian First Peoples.

The final album from late musician Gurrumul Yunupingu has topped the ARIA albums chart, making it the first in an Australian Indigenous language to do so.
A group of young players from across the country have showcased their skills at a tournament in Sydney.
When Kristal appeared on Insight’s episode Mothers Who Leave, she had recently made the decision to give up primary care of her children. She’s since embarked on a new and unexpected chapter of he...
In My Own Words
In My Own Words follows the journey of adult Aboriginal students and their teachers as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lawyer Leon Filewood was the wildcard contestant in the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival competition.
In 2018 there is still a disturbing number of media outlets using outdated and offensive terms when reporting on Indigenous Australians.

A new report shows most Indigenous people using social media are selective about what they post, fearing others will hit back with racism or violence.

But the report has found, while more tha...

Health and Wellbeing

ANALYSIS: Positive stories about Aboriginal health are far and few between, but writer and academic Tess Ryan says there's a lot to celebrate.
Indigenous boxer Clay Waterman took a break from his Commonwealth Games training schedule to deliver an inspirational message to aspiring athletes on North Stradbroke Island.
From injecting hundreds of thousands of dollars to oppose the Mabo case, to advancing plans for a Cape York space station, newly-released cabinet papers give a glimpse of what went on behind the scene...
Dr Sean Taylor is hoping to boost health outcomes in his Torres Strait Islander community, after finishing a four-year public health doctorate aimed at improving diabetes care and management.
A mobile laundry service is helping to fight skin diseases such as scabies in the remote community of Lockhart River, where washing facilities are in short supply.

Culture and Identity


You can´t eat skinny animals

What to snak on in outback? What did Aboriginal people eat? And what kangaroo is the best? Sarka Pechova has more.


How did Italians behave towards Indigenous Australians in the 19th century?

The oldest surviving Aboriginal Football club faced an uphill battle to keep running. But the small, close-knit community refused to go down without a fight.

“The cultural context in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is just a reflection of how serious they are about reconciliation”-Yugembeh educator Ted Williams

Emergency departments across NSW will be encouraged to provide separate waiting rooms for Indigenous patients under a new state government policy.

January 26

What it means to be Australian in the 21st century.

Survival Day? Australia Day? Invasion Day? Feeling confused yet? We explain the history and meaning behind these different nomenclatures for January 26.
Australians hold many different views on what January 26 represents - and this is particularly the case among Indigenous communities.