Noongar’s good vibes win radio honours

November 15, 2017

Perth’s Noongar Radio has picked up two awards at the recent CBAA Community Radio Awards on the Gold Coast. The broadcaster was honoured for Excellence in Indigenous Engagement and for the contribution its program Indigenous […]

The music dies down for WA corporations

November 15, 2017

The end of the mining boom has continued to see falls in the income of Aboriginal corporations in Western Australia’s north, while corporations in North Queensland and the Tiwi Islands are experiencing the strongest growth. […]

No heart in Turnbull’s referendum position

November 1, 2017

Aboriginal leaders have vowed to continue to fight for a Constitutionally entrenched voice to Parliament despite the Turnbull Government’s refusal to go to a referendum on the question. Suzanne Thompson, the co-chair of a working […]

Slowly, slowly, history finds its place

November 1, 2017

After 110 years in a German museum, the remains of a Lama Lama woman will be returned to her traditional lands in Queensland. The ancestor arrived in Sydney this week and is being flown to […]

Opportunities from here to the fence post

November 1, 2017

The Nyiyaparli people of Western Australia’s east Pilbara have acquired security fence company FenceWright in a move set to more than double its annual commercial turnover. The acquisition for an undisclosed sum was made through […]

Pilbara contractor will fight its way out of mire

November 1, 2017

Pilbara-based Eastern Guruma contracting company, which has multi-million dollar projects with some of the biggest names in mining, is expected to face a significant restructure after being placed in voluntary administration with unspecified debts. A […]

Linda Burney grieves loss of son, 33

October 25, 2017

Condolences from all corners of government and the wider Indigenous community continue to flow in for Labor frontbencher Linda Burney, whose 33-year-old son Binni Kirkbright-Burney was found dead in the family home last night. In […]

Kimberley women set to put talk into action

October 18, 2017

Aboriginal women from across the Kimberley have shared their knowledge, inspirations and challenges at the region’s first Straight Talk event held in Broome. The regional event, delivered jointly by Kimberley Aboriginal membership organisation Aarnja and […]

Remembering an elder and a warrior

October 18, 2017

Obituary contributed by Jane Vadiveloo* Last month, our nation lost a great fighter in M Hayes Ampetyane, an iconic elder of the Arrernte Nation and a senior Traditional Owner of Mparntwe (Alice Springs). As a […]

Nuclear memories inspire winning doco

October 18, 2017

A virtual reality journey with Martu elder Nyarri Morgan, who witnessed a nuclear bomb explosion at the British testing site of Maralinga in the 1950s, has won a prize at the News and Documentary Emmy […]

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