Trust servant faces theft charges

August 23, 2017

A 52-year-old woman from the northern Perth suburb of Landsdale is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court next month on two charges of stealing as a servant, police said. The charges are understood to […]

Artist goes to bat for hangers-on

August 23, 2017

Archibald Prize finalist and Aboriginal artist Blak Douglas is championing the Sydney fruit bat in a new exhibition by four contemporary Australian artists showcasing Australia’s native species and other animals. ‘Something Else is Alive: Sydney […]

Remote students get a taste of uni

August 23, 2017

More than 200 remote secondary school students from across the Northern Territory joined thousands of Top Enders at an open day for Charles Darwin University on August 20. Prospective students filled their show bags with […]

High fives for hip hop heavies

August 23, 2017

Country music star Troy Cassar-Daley was named Artist of the Year and also won Album of the Year for his autobiographical album Things I Carry Around at the 2017 National Indigenous Music Awards. The wins […]

Crafted works receive coveted nod

August 23, 2017

Yirrkala artist Barayuwa Munuggurr has been highly commended in a prestigious art competition, the John Fries Award. The award recognises the talents of early career visual artists from Australia and New Zealand. Munuggurr, from the […]

Half-mast better than half-arsed for Jan 26

August 23, 2017

A respected Wurundjeri elder says she would like to see flags flown at half mast on January 26 to commemorate fallen Aboriginal warriors as the mayors of two Victorian councils stood their ground on cancelling […]

Diversity exhibition is kicking goals

August 23, 2017

Stories from Indigenous AFL stars Buddy Franklin, Jeffrey Garlett, Neville Jetta and Tristan Tweedie feature in an exhibition on the impact of the AFL and the Western Bulldogs Football Club on the lives of Australians. […]

Legal body welcomes licence laws

August 23, 2017

The Aboriginal Legal Service in New South Wales and the ACT has welcomed new measures by the NSW Government that give disqualified drivers the chance to get back on the road. The government said the […]

STEM scholarships up for grabs

August 23, 2017

A search is on for Indigenous Australians who will play a role in building a smarter economy. Two full residential scholarships to undertake a degree in engineering or science at the University of New South […]

Ink dries on $600m deal with China

August 23, 2017

The Wik people in Queensland’s far north have signed an economic treaty with an international business consortium that will see them export wood from tree lopping in Aurukun to Asia. The treaty was signed in […]

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