Cometh the hour, cometh a young Indigenous woman

August 31, 2016

A cousin of the teenage boy killed in the WA Goldfields has been lauded for her bravery after an image of her standing between police and protesters during a violent riot in Kalgoorlie went viral. […]

Peak body urges Turnbull to resist pressure over 18c

August 31, 2016

The National Native Title Council has called on Malcolm Turnbull to continue to resist pressure from his backbench to change Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. NNTC’s Chief Executive Officer, Glen Kelly, said that the […]

Scullion offers olive branch to Redfern Statement leaders

August 29, 2016

Indigenous Affairs minister Nigel Scullion will meet leaders of key organisations behind the Redfern Statement. According to a statement put out this morning, the meeting will “provide a valuable opportunity for Indigenous leaders who represent a range of […]

ALS slam police over NSW jail death secrecy

August 18, 2016

The NSW Aboriginal Legal Service has pointed to a “procedural failure” by police surrounding the death of Rebecca Maher, the first Aboriginal person to die in custody in that state in 16 years. Ms Maher […]

Big identity crisis for the humble nudibranch

August 10, 2016

Scientists are asking for help in naming a new species of flamboyant sea slug which lives on the edge of north-west Australia. Dr Nerida Wilson, a senior research scientist in the department of aquatic zoology […]

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