Population growing, language shrinking: census

June 28, 2017

Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is growing at a faster rate than the general population, but a lesser proportion are speaking Indigenous languages at home. These were just two of the facts to […]

Mintabie may be returned to traditional owners

June 14, 2017

Ownership and management of the South Australian outback opal mining town of Mintabie could be handed back to the traditional owners. The South Australian Government said it would review the lease agreement over the town […]

Page and Mailman receive royal nod

June 14, 2017

Actor Deborah Mailman and Bangarra Dance Artistic Director Stephen Page were among those recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this week. Mailman was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her service […]

Decision keeps Kings Canyon clear of mining

June 14, 2017

The traditional owners of Watarrka, or Kings Canyon National Park, in the Northern Territory have welcomed the news that their country is now officially off limits for mining and fracking. The Northern Territory Government has […]

Human rights groups back Constitutional change

June 14, 2017

Australian human rights bodies have called on political leaders to work together for Constitutional reform for First Nations people. The New South Wales Parliament has already formally supported the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’, which […]

Territory women will march against violence

June 14, 2017

Aboriginal women from town camps in Alice Springs are taking to the streets over domestic violence in a move they hope will be a catalyst for change around Australia. “Too many women continue to be […]

Kearah Ronan will use title to talk about issues

May 31, 2017

Twenty-four-year-old Yamatji woman Kearah Ronan was named Miss NAIDOC Perth at a gala event at Crown Perth last week. In her third year of a Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Development at Curtin University, […]

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