Traditional owners win carbon credit contract

December 7, 2016

The Central Land Council expects the success of the Karlantijpa North Kurrawarra Nyura Mala Aboriginal Corporation at the fourth Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction to create seasonal jobs and help to mitigate climate change. The […]

Teen survey reveals depth of discrimination

December 7, 2016

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are almost twice as likely to experience discrimination on the basis of their race or culture than other Australian teenagers, according to the results of a national study. Nearly […]

Breakthrough gives babies better start to life

December 7, 2016

A program aimed at reducing premature births among Western Australian women, particularly in Aboriginal communities, has lowered the rate by eight per cent, according to researchers. The WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative included a public […]

Digital storybook tells it the Warlpiri way

November 23, 2016

The management plan for the vast Southern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) is no longer a closed book to the Aboriginal people responsible for looking after fragile country near the border of Western Australia and […]

Leaders come out swinging against domestic violence

November 17, 2016

Three of the most senior Indigenous women in the country have come out swinging against domestic violence. In a powerful statement to the National Press Club in Canberra today, University of Melbourne Professor Marcia Langton, […]

Law council condemns imprisonment rate

November 17, 2016

The Law Council of Australia has called for urgent change to combat high rates of imprisonment highlighted in the Productivity Commission’s latest report on overcoming Indigenous disadvantage. The report, released today (November 17), found some […]

Traditional owners unite to protect Fitzroy River

November 17, 2016

Traditional owners have reacted to increasing development pressure by pledging to work together to protect and manage the Fitzroy River and its tributaries in the Kimberley. During a two-day meeting in Fitzroy Crossing, traditional owners […]

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