If your photos are this good, there’s a contest you should enter

May 17, 2017

One of Australia’s leading Aboriginal photographers, Professor Wayne Quilliam, is encouraging Indigenous people across the globe to enter a photographic competition dedicated to the preservation of culture. Professor Quilliam says Sinchi’s inaugural photography competition provides […]

Barunga all set to light up the Territory

March 22, 2017

Aboriginal musicians Bunna Lawrie and Coloured Stone, singer-songwriter Missy Higgins and actress and singer Justine Clarke will be among the line-up at the Northern Territory’s Barunga Festival to be held in June. The annual three-day […]

Star-studded line-up to wow Castlemaine

February 15, 2017

A night of story and song dedicated to the Dja Dja Wurrung people of central Victoria will be a special feature of the Castlemaine State Festival next month. ‘Ulumbarra’ will feature some of Australia’s best […]

Airileke and Benny cry freedom over West Papuan rule

December 1, 2016

A freedom song co-written by exiled West Papuan Independence leader Benny Wenda and Melbourne music producer Airileke Ingram has been released to coincide with West Papua’s Independence Day. Ingram, who is of Melanesian descent, said […]

Researcher can feel answers in her bones

November 23, 2016

The state-of-the-art bone technology used by early Indigenous communities may help reveal how they colonised Australia and carved out lives in a new world. From bone nose ornaments to ceremonial bones and work tools, the […]

Cultural connection for children in care

November 17, 2016

A new partnership aims to ensure Indigenous children in care remain connected to culture and country. The partnership between Gudjagang Ngara li-dhi (GNL) and child protection charity Barnardos Australia is the first of its kind […]

National Congress on verge of extinction, say leaders

October 27, 2016

Hopes for a workable, well-funded Indigenous Congress — once lauded as a turning point in Australia’s reconciliation process— are in tatters, with the organisation set up to unite Indigenous Australians on the brink of folding. Directors […]

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