Stop kicking this can down the road, says Gordon

July 27, 2017

By Sean Gordon The response of some politicians to the Referendum Council’s report and its recommendation for a constitutionally guaranteed Indigenous voice to parliament has been truly appalling. Yet I am not surprised. They are […]

Nation mourns music legend’s passing

July 26, 2017

Tributes poured in today following the death of Australia’s most prominent Indigenous musician, Dr G Yunupingu, at the age of 46. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tweeted that Dr Yunupingu was “a remarkable Australian sharing Yolngu […]

Trent reaps rewards of big-sky thinking

July 26, 2017

Life has come full circle for high school teacher Trent Lake. Mr Lake was a graduate of a ground-breaking Indigenous health and education program run for high school students on the New South Wales Central […]

Native Title heavy-hitter joins KPMG

July 26, 2017

Glen Kelly, the former chief executive officer of the National Native Title Council, has joined professional services firm KPMG Australia as a director of its specialist consulting practice, KPMG Arrilla Indigenous Services. In announcing the […]

STIs no longer the elephant in the room

July 26, 2017

Kimberley health professionals have participated in sexual health training in a bid to increase testing rates among Aboriginal people in a region faced with a syphilis epidemic. Nine north-west health practitioners are the latest graduates […]

Anger, sadness over judge’s Doughty sentence

July 26, 2017

Protests broke out across Australia this week in the wake of the lesser sentencing of the man who ran over Aboriginal boy Elijah Doughty in Western Australia. The man’s acquittal of manslaughter sparked outrage across […]

Still time to score slice of $50,000 arts fund

July 26, 2017

The deadline is approaching for applications to the New South Wales arts funding body, Create NSW, for a new round of fellowships that includes $50,000 for Aboriginal arts. Applications must be lodged by August 7. […]

Holmes a Court shares exclusive artworks

July 26, 2017

Artwork spanning a decade and telling important stories — mostly from Arnhem Land — is on show at the Queensland Art Gallery until late October. ‘Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984-94’ features more than 100 […]

NITV wants local-language Games coverage

July 26, 2017

Events at next year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast could be broadcast on National Indigenous Television in traditional languages. It’s part of NITV’s plans for the future as it this month reached a milestone […]

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