Access to legal help is under threat: ALS

April 5, 2017

More Aboriginal people will be denied access to proper legal help if funding cuts of $1.2 million go ahead in the May federal budget. That’s the warning issued on Tuesday by the Aboriginal Legal Service […]

Nation’s racism and Indigenous incarceration shock UN

April 5, 2017

A United Nations official says she is “deeply disturbed” by the prevalence of racism against the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples she encountered during a 15-day fact-finding mission to Australia. The Special Rapporteur on […]

‘Keep our kids in their own beds’: child care body

April 5, 2017

A national body representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is asking the Federal Government to help stem the tragic numbers of Indigenous children going into out-of-home care or child protection. SNAICC […]

War exhibitions highlight social impact of duty

March 22, 2017

Two new exhibitions at the National Archives in Canberra will shine light on Indigenous Australians at war and the prejudice they faced upon returning home. Both exhibitions — ‘Facing Two Fronts: The Fight for Respect’ […]

Indigenous rangers have bilbies’ backs

March 22, 2017

Indigenous rangers from across the Kimberley gathered in Fitzroy Crossing recently in an effort to better understand and protect the iconic Australian bilby. Bilbies were once found across 70 per cent of Australia, but their […]

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