Exclusive: Rio’s $200 million Ice Age headache

May 16, 2016

Mining colossus Rio Tinto may be forced to redesign its $200 million Western Turner Syncline iron ore expansion after archaeologists uncovered “exceptionally rare” artefacts in a remote Pilbara rock shelter showing continuous Aboriginal occupation dating back […]

NSW mob back Baird over Bowraville retrial

May 11, 2016

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council has welcomed Premier Mike Baird’s commitment to refer an application for the retrial of a suspect in the Bowraville murder case to an independent assessment. NSWALC Chair Roy Ah-See said […]

Kimberley axe find stuns ANU archaeologists

May 11, 2016

Fragments from the world’s oldest-known ground-edge axe found in WA’s Kimberley show early indigenous Australians were technological innovators, say archaeologists. The axe fragment was found at Carpenter’s Gap, one of the oldest known habitation sites […]

ICAC probes Gandangara board and CEO

May 3, 2016

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption will hold a public inquiry as part of an investigation into allegations concerning the Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council (GLALC) and its CEO Mark Johnson. The public inquiry, beginning […]

Pat Turner to head up NACCHO

April 27, 2016

Pat Turner has been appointed the new CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO). NACCHO Chair Matthew Cooke said he looked forward to working with Ms Turner to build on NACCHO’s successes and continue […]

Lest we forget our “Heroes Too”

April 25, 2016

A fascinating new exhibition now on at the Queensland Military Memorial Museum in Brisbane celebrates the significant contribution the state’s Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander servicemen and women made to Australia’s Defence Force, from the […]

Tributes flow for Tiga Bayles

April 17, 2016

Tributes are flowing for Brisbane radio personality Tiga Bayles who has passed away after a long battle with cancer, The Canberra Times reports. Bales, 62, was a long time radio presenter at 98.9 FM for a […]

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