NT hotel project aims to boost workforce

June 28, 2017

The Indigenous Land Corporation is funding jobs for 10 workers at a Northern Territory hotel owned by the Toga Far East hotel group in a move to increase the number of Indigenous people working in […]

Ben Wyatt treasures NAIDOC honour

June 28, 2017

West Australian treasurer Ben Wyatt has been honoured for his outstanding achievements at the NAIDOC Perth awards. Mr Wyatt became the first Indigenous person in Australia to hold the purse strings when he was appointed […]

NT govt eyes off sacred site for water park

June 28, 2017

A sacred site in Darwin is part of a parcel of land being examined by the Northern Territory Government for a tourist water park in a feasibility study that is costing taxpayers half a million […]

Study confirms long-term foetal alcohol effects

June 28, 2017

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder caused by their mothers drinking alcohol during pregnancy are more likely to fail at school, talk about killing themselves and have problems paying attention. These are the findings of […]

Population growing, language shrinking: census

June 28, 2017

Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is growing at a faster rate than the general population, but a lesser proportion are speaking Indigenous languages at home. These were just two of the facts to […]

McGlade team may contest ‘unjust’ govt ruling

June 28, 2017

A legal challenge could be mounted against Federal Parliament’s changes to the Native Title Act following the so-called ‘McGlade case’. The lawyer who acted for the plaintiffs in McGlade — the David-versus-Goliath battle that blocked […]

Land use deals kill native title: Pat Dodson

June 28, 2017

Opportunities offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under Indigenous Land Use Agreements often come at too high a cost, WA Senator Pat Dodson has warned. Senator Dodson said agreements — where native title […]

Mintabie may be returned to traditional owners

June 14, 2017

Ownership and management of the South Australian outback opal mining town of Mintabie could be handed back to the traditional owners. The South Australian Government said it would review the lease agreement over the town […]

Page and Mailman receive royal nod

June 14, 2017

Actor Deborah Mailman and Bangarra Dance Artistic Director Stephen Page were among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this week. Mailman was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her service […]

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