Anger, sadness over judge’s Doughty sentence

July 26, 2017

Protests broke out across Australia this week in the wake of the lesser sentencing of the man who ran over Aboriginal boy Elijah Doughty in Western Australia. The man’s acquittal of manslaughter sparked outrage across […]

NT groups hold back mining company

July 26, 2017

The Northern Land Council and Waanyi-Garawa Aboriginal Land Trust have successfully sought an interlocutory injunction to stop a mining company entering Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory. The Federal Court this month granted the council […]

Cashless card ‘bandaid’ is unfair and unwelcome

July 26, 2017

Kimberley Land Council Directors met with Senators Jacqui Lambie and Skye Kakoschke-Moore at the council’s quarterly board meeting in Kununurra last week to discuss the cashless debit card. The senators were in the region as […]

Grassroots dissent derails referendum report

July 26, 2017

Support from senior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander figures for the Referendum Council’s final report — which recommends a referendum on an Indigenous voice to Federal Parliament — is facing grassroots revolt. Critics of the […]

Fresh qualifications empower trailblazers

July 12, 2017

Four men from remote Aboriginal communities in Western Australia have become the first people to complete a unique new national apprenticeship with WA electricity provider Horizon Power to improve outcomes in remote communities. Keith Hunter, […]

Murchison officers to front Federal Court

July 12, 2017

Legal proceedings by the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations against two former officers of the Murchison Region Aboriginal Corporation – alleged to have misused a total of more than a million dollars of corporation funds – […]

Historic statues rebuilt with careful hands

July 11, 2017

Striking statues that have kept watch over Warriu Park in Western Australia’s majestic Kimberley for 28 years are being restored to their former glory after being vandalised and damaged over time. Reggie Birch, a Wyndham […]

From Uluru to reform: the journey continues

July 11, 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition leader Bill Shorten will meet with the Referendum Council to discuss its final report before the historic document is made public. A spokesman for federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel […]

NT hotel project aims to boost workforce

June 28, 2017

The Indigenous Land Corporation is funding jobs for 10 workers at a Northern Territory hotel owned by the Toga Far East hotel group in a move to increase the number of Indigenous people working in […]

NT govt eyes off sacred site for water park

June 28, 2017

A sacred site in Darwin is part of a parcel of land being examined by the Northern Territory Government for a tourist water park in a feasibility study that is costing taxpayers half a million […]

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