Roger Thomas assumes SA Treaty role

March 8, 2017

Proud Kokatha and Mirning man Dr Roger Thomas is South Australia’s new Treaty Commissioner. A senior Aboriginal leader with a successful career in both the private and public sectors, Dr Thomas will spend the next […]

Stan’s the man to link news with people

March 8, 2017

High-profile broadcaster and Wiradjuri man Stan Grant’s new weekly current affairs program The Link aired its first episode on Friday, cementing his new role as a presenter with the ABC. The weekly program aims to […]

NAIDOC events in NSW win funding

March 8, 2017

Grants totalling $200,000 are on offer from the New South Wales government for NAIDOC Week events. The NSW government has urged grassroots organisations wanting to hold local events celebrating the history, culture and accomplishments of […]

Kimberley joust makes political history

March 8, 2017

The seat of Kimberley in Western Australia’s far north is making history as the state heads to the polls on Saturday. For the first time, both the Labor and Liberal parties have Aboriginal candidates running […]

Clock ticking for Youth Parliament opportunity

February 22, 2017

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have been urged to get cracking on applications for the 2017 National Indigenous Youth Parliament to be held in Canberra in May. “This is a golden opportunity to come […]

Labor wants Indigenous caucus and more voters

February 22, 2017

Thirty Labor MPs met in Brisbane this week to form a national Indigenous caucus aimed at increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia’s parliaments and on the country’s electoral rolls. […]

Floodwaters cut off Kimberley, Pilbara communities

February 17, 2017

Rising floodwaters are cutting off dozens of indigenous communities right across Western Australia, and it could be up 10 days before the water recedes. In Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley, many people are stranded in […]

Child removal spells second Stolen Generation: Rudd

February 14, 2017

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has warned of a second Stolen Generation, describing the numbers of Indigenous children being removed from their homes in recent years as “chilling”. Speaking on the eve of the […]

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