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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Deeks gives Harold Matthew a London Marathon berth

Marathoner Harold Matthew has been running laps of his homeland, tiny Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, as he prepares to become the first...

King Billy Turner’s mob takes aim at train line

Descendants of King Billy Turner, the last king of the Yuggera nation in Queensland, are taking legal advice in a bid to stop a...

UN visit coincides with fresh 18C uproar in Parliament

Federal Parliament erupted over Australia’s race hate laws on Tuesday as a United Nations delegation began its tour of Australia to report on the...

‘This is not a fishing trip gone wrong’ – study uncovers planned colonisation

Science has officially proven what most Australian Aboriginal people have always known — that their ties to country are age-old, stretching back a massive...

Kym Lester wraps new fashion around timeless ideas

Fashion designer Kym Lester wants to bring Indigenous Australian culture to the masses. Capitalising on 35 years in the industry, Lester has launched his Unity Fashion...

Roger Thomas assumes SA Treaty role

Proud Kokatha and Mirning man Dr Roger Thomas is South Australia’s new Treaty Commissioner. A senior Aboriginal leader with a successful career in both the...

Costly driver’s licences put lives at risk: report

The prohibitive cost of getting a driver’s licence for some Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people may be putting lives at risk, a new...

Dan Sultan connects with Kenyan community

Singer-songwriter Dan Sultan will precede his upcoming Australian tour with a week spent in an entirely different setting – the tribal homelands of Maasai...

Stan’s the man to link news with people

High-profile broadcaster and Wiradjuri man Stan Grant’s new weekly current affairs program The Link aired its first episode on Friday, cementing his new role...

The hills are alive with the sound of Gondwana

The Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir is travelling to Austria to perform with the famous Vienna Boys Choir. A special dinner is being held to raise...

Castlemaine’s sign of things to come

The Yolngu word ‘Balndnhurr’ means a mark – or lasting impression – made by a group of people as a sign for others to...

Art director Jacob Boehme upends dotty cliches

The new creative director of Melbourne’s Yirramboi First Nations Arts Festival wants to overturn “dots and didgeridoos” cliches about the Indigenous arts in Australia. Jacob...