Floodwaters cut off Kimberley, Pilbara communities

February 17, 2017

Rising floodwaters are cutting off dozens of indigenous communities right across Western Australia, and it could be up 10 days before the water recedes. In Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley, many people are stranded in […]

Child removal spells second Stolen Generation: Rudd

February 14, 2017

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has warned of a second Stolen Generation, describing the numbers of Indigenous children being removed from their homes in recent years as “chilling”. Speaking on the eve of the […]

June Oscar new Social Justice Commissioner

February 10, 2017

June Oscar is the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner. The Bunuba woman from Fitzroy Crossing takes over from the popular Mick Gooda, who is now a Commissioner investigating the Northern Territory’s youth justice system. […]

Sarra, Mason big winners in advisory council ‘refresh’

February 8, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull has appointed Australian of the Year finalist Andrea Mason and education leader Chris Sarra to his peak Indigenous advisory group, ending speculation about the future of the controversial council. The Prime Minister has deliberately […]

Former corporation head faces prison term

February 8, 2017

A former director of Githabul Nation Aboriginal Corporation is facing jail after pleading guilty in the Downing Centre Local Court in Sydney to three counts of dishonestly using his position. In June last year, Trevor […]

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