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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Kanparrka Store put under ORIC administration

The Registrar of Indigenous Corporations, Anthony Beven, has today placed the Kanparrka Store Aboriginal Corporation under special administration. Established in 2011, the corporation owns and...

Ella’s war of words with Cheika kicks off again

Rugby union great Glen Ella says he doesn’t want Wallabies coach Michael Cheika’s job. Ella was backs coach for the England team when it toured...

Ms Dhu’s family consider action after appalling jail death

The family of a woman who died an “inhumane” death in custody in Western Australia is understood to be considering civil action against the...

Mansell draws new boundaries for Aboriginal state

Central Australia could become a seventh, Aboriginal State taking in land from the Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland under a plan...

The Australia Day debate; Us and Them

 I am confident that our young people will carry on the traditions of citizenship which have done so much to give Australia a proud...

Cuts to Abbott’s Green Army killing off our ranger programs, says KLC

The peak Indigenous body in Western Australia’s vast Kimberley says axing the Green Army will have “enormous consequences” for the ranger network in the...

White Australia has lost its ‘moral compass’, says Anderson

Aboriginal affairs are at an all-time low since the gains of decades such as the 60s, according to the co-chair of Australia’s Referendum Council. Lowitja...

Santa and his Minions come to Katherine – and win $250

Santa swapped his elves for Minions when Christmas came to Katherine in the Northern Territory. Members of the Barunga community, east of the town, won...

200K boost to Taungurung in land battle

The Victorian government is providing $200,000 in funding to the Taungurung people to continue their native title negotiations. Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, Ben Carroll, said...

Slavery action could begin early next year, say lawyers

Landmark ‘slavery’ action could begin in West Australian courts in the first half of next year. A spokeswoman for national law firm Shine said documents...

ABC ‘shouldn’t forget about remote Australia’, say NT pollies

The ABC’s decision to switch off shortwave radio services in the Northern Territory could cost lives, according to NT federal Labor MPs Malarndirri McCarthy...

SA begins Treaty talks with First Australians

South Australia has become the latest State to enter treaty talks. SA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Kyam Maher said the State would begin...