‘Reconciliation is our responsibility’: Thurston

February 7, 2018

Rugby league champion Johnathan Thurston has urged Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to show respect for each other. “I believe it’s everyone’s responsibility to develop respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, to support reconciliation and […]

Stars set to shine over WA quarry

January 24, 2018

“I think all First Nations people have some connection to the Milky Way,” says Northern Territory Indigenous choreographer Gary Lang. Lang is currently in Perth where members of his NT Dance Company are working with […]

Baby steps: the year that was for Indig Oz

December 19, 2017

From Australia Day rebellion to Native Title turmoil and disappointment over stalled Constitutional reform, 2017 wasn’t for the faint hearted. Here we look at the year’s 10 defining moments for Indigenous Australia … #1  The […]

25 years on, Karla laments lack of change

December 13, 2017

The secret to Australia’s queen of Indigenous television Karla Grant’s seemingly endless energy may well lie in a treadmill in a Sydney gym. For a decade and a half, Grant has maintained a breakneck pace […]

Meet Victoria’s first female Aboriginal MP

November 29, 2017

The women in Lidia Thorpe’s family have a history of blazing trails. When Ms Thorpe gives her maiden speech in the Victorian Parliament today as the state’s first Aboriginal woman MP, her 84-year-old grandmother Alma […]

Aboriginal skills taken up by the army

November 15, 2017

The bushcraft, tracking and navigation skills of Aboriginal people are being used by the Australian Army to train its soldiers. The army’s new ‘Tulugal Program’ takes its name from Tulugal, a formidable spirit of Dreamtime […]

How does culture shape our wellbeing?

November 1, 2017

A massive study of how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is linked to wellbeing will be rolled out across Australia next year — and the research team wants the community’s help. Research team leader […]

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 […]

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 […]

Straight-talking women unite to boost skills

October 4, 2017

Aboriginal women will travel from across Western Australia’s Kimberley to Broome next week to gain community activism skills at the region’s first Straight Talk event. Former senator, Olympic gold medallist and Straight Talk trailblazer Nova […]

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