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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Is this the Australia you want? We say NT Attorney-General must go

Is this the Australia you want? We say NT Attorney-General must go

The National Indigenous Times says; Two big white men, angry arms outstretched, lurch toward a defenceless boy who hides his face against the cold concrete wall...

Don Dale, NT v Abu Ghraib, Iraq – Spot the difference

The fallout from the shocking footage of state-sanctioned child abuse in the Northern Territory has been profound, with support flooding in for PM Malcolm Turnbull’s...

Drop retirement age for blackfellas, says advocate

A petition calling on the retirement age for Indigenous Australians to be dropped to 55 could finally be presented to the federal parliament later this...

Black and white unite to take out top media gong

A film exploring Wiradjuri culture and a tribute poem to the Stolen Generation have taken out two top honours at the New South Wales...

Yolngu power and water plan scoops the pool

A power and water efficiency project by the Yolngu people that scooped the Caring for Country Award at the recent NAIDOC awards in Darwin...
Supporting Indigenous Footballers Best Practice Guidelines launch in Melbourne

Racial vilification expert wants to refocus on other elite sports

A researcher behind a ground-breaking study into racial vilification in the AFL said he would also like to put other elite sports from cricket...

Who will be your Rio hero? Check out the best of the best

After the first two of four operations on her knees, hockey player Mariah Williams wondered if she’d ever realise her dream of playing in...

It’s Census time – tick the box to make sure you count

Next month’s Census will give insights into how Indigenous communities have changed over the past five years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The...

Recognition not enough, we need a Treaty says Ivison

Changing Australia’s Constitution to recognise Indigenous people won’t be a quick fix for the country’s problems, a top New South Wales academic has warned. Professor...

ICRG takes out NAIDOC business gong

Indigenous Construction Resources Group Ltd — which provides support to resource companies across Queensland, WA and the NT — is riding high after being...

Noongars finally take control of their own destiny, says leader Nannup

A new era is dawning in the Noongar nation. At the South-West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council in Western Australia they are pressing ahead with...

Aficionados head north to taste Top End art

More than 10,000 visitors are expected at this year’s Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, including buyers from major galleries around Australia and overseas. Organisers said this...