Native Title win may set new precedent

December 20, 2017

Traditional owners of the Mount Jowlaenga area in Western Australia’s Kimberley have won a landmark court battle with miner Sheffield Resources over one of the biggest mineral sands deposits to be discovered in three decades. […]

EXCLUSIVE: 2018 will be our year, says Gordon

December 19, 2017

OPINION Another year draws to an end. Like all years prior, it has been one step forward, two steps back with the very occasional unimpeded step forward. Our struggle has not been much different in 2017 than it has been since Cook landed up on Cape York 247 years ago. Ours has […]

Solid finish for Ayers Rock grads

December 19, 2017

Twenty-two Indigenous trainees and 12 leaders have graduated from a training academy at the award-winning Ayers Rock Resort. The owner of the resort, government entity Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia, said the National Indigenous Training Academy […]

New policy chips away at WA contracts

December 19, 2017

Western Australia is moving to increase the economic participation of Aboriginal people in the state with its first Aboriginal Procurement Policy. WA Finance and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt, who became Australia’s first Indigenous treasurer […]

Tunnel team digs deep under Sydney

December 19, 2017

It’s a job that only a few can do, which makes Walgett man Clive Cubby so sought after in Sydney. Mr Cubby’s latest project is working 70m underground in a critical wastewater tunnel that services […]

Baby steps: the year that was for Indig Oz

December 19, 2017

From Australia Day rebellion to Native Title turmoil and disappointment over stalled Constitutional reform, 2017 wasn’t for the faint hearted. Here we look at the year’s 10 defining moments for Indigenous Australia … #1  The […]

Dole program is starving families: Labor

December 19, 2017

Many people in remote communities will go hungry this Christmas as a direct result of the Federal Government’s controversial work-for-the-dole Community Development Program, Labor Senators have warned. Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has announced […]

Rhoda has NYE Welcome covered

December 19, 2017

An animation of a man and his grandson’s journey along the rivers of the Eora Nation will come to life on the pylons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as part of the city’s New Year’s […]

We’re all about this Aboriginal Alice

December 19, 2017

The giant Sydney Festival (Jan 6-28) will help kick off the New Year with nearly 140 events by 700 artists from 22 countries. Here are just some of the shows by Indigenous performers: My Urrwai. […]

Congress head earns doctorate honours

December 19, 2017

National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples co-chair Jackie Huggins has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Central Queensland University. CQU Chancellor John Abbott said Dr Huggins was a good example for university staff, students and […]

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