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

July 26, 2016

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 promise of a royal commission into the outrage. Aboriginal and Torres […]

Drop retirement age for blackfellas, says advocate

July 26, 2016

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 year. Queensland man Brett Nutley has been collecting signatures for the […]

Black and white unite to take out top media gong

July 26, 2016

A film exploring Wiradjuri culture and a tribute poem to the Stolen Generation have taken out two top honours at the New South Wales Premier’s Multicultural Media awards. The film Yindyamarra Yambuwan (Respecting Everything), a […]

Yolngu power and water plan scoops the pool

July 26, 2016

A power and water efficiency project by the Yolngu people that scooped the Caring for Country Award at the recent NAIDOC awards in Darwin continues to impress. The not-for-profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Centre […]

Recognition not enough, we need a Treaty says Ivison

July 19, 2016

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 Duncan Ivison, deputy vice-chancellor of research at the University of […]

ICRG takes out NAIDOC business gong

July 19, 2016

Indigenous Construction Resources Group Ltd — which provides support to resource companies across Queensland, WA and the NT — is riding high after being announced WA’s Indigenous Business of the Year. The civil, mining, maintenance […]

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