AB Original, Cassar-Daley scoop music awards

August 15, 2017

Veteran country and western singer Troy Cassar-Daley has won the National Indigenous Music Artist of the Year gong—along with album of the year for Things I Carry Around—in a star-studded night in Darwin. A.B. Original’s January […]

Welfare card is a silver bullet that doesn’t fire

August 9, 2017

By Michelle Nelson-Cox* A card to tackle every imaginable social problem in vulnerable communities is a poorly regarded and ideologically-driven program destined to fail. Claims by outgoing WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan that the cashless […]

Cairns fair goes from strength to strength

August 9, 2017

Record sales of $760,000 flowed from this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair — up 20 percent on sales last year, organisers said. Now in its eighth year, the 2017 fair attracted 50,000 people over three […]

Summit will empower Kimberley women

August 9, 2017

Aboriginal women from across Western Australia’s Kimberley will gather in Broome for the region’s first ever ‘Straight Talk’ event, designed to equip them with the skills to become powerful advocates and achieve greater equality in […]

Graduates celebrate on country, on point

August 9, 2017

The remote community of Yirrkala recently celebrated the achievements of 40 graduates who have completed a range of courses at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. The ceremony was the largest of its kind […]

OECD report damns colonisation, education

August 9, 2017

Colonisation that has undermined young Indigenous people’s access to their identity, language and culture has had a “catastrophic” impact in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, according to a new OECD report. The Paris-based Organisation for […]

Many hands will make Light work

August 9, 2017

The Northern Territory Government is calling for volunteers to help bring to life the second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light, to be held in Alice Springs from September 22 to October 1. Curated […]

Perfect rangers now lifelong friends

August 9, 2017

Indigenous rangers travelled thousands of kilometres from locations across northern Australia for a massive ranger gathering in the Kimberley this month. Held at Pender Bay on Bardi Jawi country, the three-day Kimberley Ranger Forum was […]

Adelaide scores global education event

August 9, 2017

The world’s most prestigious Indigenous education event will be held in Adelaide in 2020. The Adelaide Convention Bureau made a successful bid for the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, backed by the University of […]

Here’s what you won’t learn in school, kids

August 9, 2017

Ever since she could remember, actor and filmmaker Trisha Morton-Thomas had thought her birthday was on Australia Day and it was something she mourned each year. She didn’t actually have a birth certificate. That had […]

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