Aussie Rules enriches Indigenous lives: study

September 20, 2017

Playing Aussie Rules football keeps Indigenous people happier and healthier. That’s the finding of a new West Australian study which says Indigenous adult football players are twice as likely to rate their health as excellent […]

Big clashes expected at Koori Knockout

September 20, 2017

The winners of last year’s Koori Knockout, the Redfern All Blacks, are going into this year’s NRL competition as favourites as the countdown begins to one of the biggest gatherings of Indigenous peoples in the […]

Evans all at sea about next big challenge

September 20, 2017

Yorta Yorta man Cormach Evans will cross one of the world’s most dangerous stretches of water on a paddle board as part of a 170km sea odyssey to raise money and awareness for Aboriginal health […]

Big plans on track for Littlewell mob

September 20, 2017

The Littlewell mob in Western Australia’s mid-west are on the trail of realising a dream. Seven years after setting out to preserve the old Littlewell reserve where they and family members grew up, it is […]

Together we are strong, sings Shellie

September 6, 2017

Shellie Morris couldn’t always sing in 17 Aboriginal languages. It was a journey the celebrated singer-songwriter, who was adopted as a baby, embarked on after connecting with her culture and family as an adult, and […]

Big Mal and his ‘roos bounce into Top End

September 6, 2017

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has praised a giant mural unveiled in Darwin of Australian stars Cameron Smith, Will Chambers and Allana Ferguson for highlighting the diversity within rugby league. The 40m Rugby League World Cup […]

Skye’s the limit for talented Alice

September 6, 2017

Two years after she was named one of the five new Indigenous artists music lovers need to hear, singer-songwriter Alice Skye is on the brink of releasing her debut album. The 22-year-old’s first single from […]

Deafness leading to life of misery, say surgeons

September 6, 2017

Loss of hearing could be playing a role in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children ending up in the juvenile justice system—and then hampering attempts for them to change their lives, according to Australia’s peak […]

Artist goes to bat for hangers-on

August 23, 2017

Archibald Prize finalist and Aboriginal artist Blak Douglas is championing the Sydney fruit bat in a new exhibition by four contemporary Australian artists showcasing Australia’s native species and other animals. ‘Something Else is Alive: Sydney […]

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