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 […]

Sarra, Mason big winners in advisory council ‘refresh’

February 8, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull has appointed Australian of the Year finalist Andrea Mason and education leader Chris Sarra to his peak Indigenous advisory group, ending speculation about the future of the controversial council. The Prime Minister has deliberately […]

Aged care careers suit Indigenous ways: Wyatt

February 8, 2017

Young Indigenous people should consider a career in aged care, according to Australia’s new Minister for Indigenous Health and Aged Care Ken Wyatt. Mr Wyatt said the coming years would see a shortage of aged […]

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