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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rhoda Roberts a coup appointment for Parrtijima

High-profile creative director Rhoda Roberts has been appointed curator of the second annual Parrtijima — A Festival in Light event in Alice Springs in...

Determined Amelia eyes career in health care

SPONSORED CONTENT Inspired by her large family, her remote location and her kind heart, Amelia Chaquebor has chosen a career in health care. As a strong...

Kearah Ronan will use title to talk about issues

Twenty-four-year-old Yamatji woman Kearah Ronan was named Miss NAIDOC Perth at a gala event at Crown Perth last week. In her third year of a...

Lesley Turner is the new head of key legal body

The Aboriginal Legal Service in NSW and the ACT has appointed Lesley Turner as its new chief executive officer. Mr Turner is an Arrente man...

European art lovers flock to Indigenous creations

Europe has a great thirst for Indigenous Australian art, according to the curator of two major exhibitions on display in Paris and Geneva. The exhibitions...

‘Mabo Day – we’ve waited long enough’: Mau Power

Mabo Day on June 3 should be declared a national holiday, says Torres Strait rapper Mau Power. To mark the 25th anniversary of Mabo Day...

Hip kids hop to it at Kimberley Moon

Children from two remote communities in Western Australia’s north-west put the hip and the hop into the annual Kimberley Moon concert, warming up the...

Former native title chief must repay Githabul

A former director of Githabul Nation Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC has been convicted of three charges of dishonestly misusing his position to gain a personal...

WA’s Boodie Cave gives up secrets of human occupation

A cave used as a hunting shelter up to 50,000 years ago has given archaeologists an unprecedented insight into the life of the earliest...

This trio of legends takes some licking

They are the leaders who have made their stamp on Australia – literally. This week Professor Tom Calma, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue and Dr Galarrwuy Yunupingu...

Emergency rooms need cultural overhaul, experts tell Govt

Australia’s hospital emergency departments should be overhauled to make them culturally-friendly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, according to the Australasian College for...

Union gets behind push for Constitutional reform

The push for Constitutional reform to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people a voice to Federal Parliament has been given the support of...