Petrol sniffing stunts growth: new study

June 28, 2017

Petrol sniffing stunts growth — and users don’t catch up even if they stop, researchers at Victoria’s Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health have found. The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is […]

Study confirms long-term foetal alcohol effects

June 28, 2017

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder caused by their mothers drinking alcohol during pregnancy are more likely to fail at school, talk about killing themselves and have problems paying attention. These are the findings of […]

Population growing, language shrinking: census

June 28, 2017

Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community is growing at a faster rate than the general population, but a lesser proportion are speaking Indigenous languages at home. These were just two of the facts to […]

Deadly tune wins heart of Robbie Miller

June 28, 2017

When singer-songwriter Robbie Miller walked into an IGA and heard Goanna’s 1982 hit single ‘Solid Rock’ playing on the sound system, he took it as a sign. Earlier the same day, Miller had been Googling […]

McGlade team may contest ‘unjust’ govt ruling

June 28, 2017

A legal challenge could be mounted against Federal Parliament’s changes to the Native Title Act following the so-called ‘McGlade case’. The lawyer who acted for the plaintiffs in McGlade — the David-versus-Goliath battle that blocked […]

Land use deals kill native title: Pat Dodson

June 28, 2017

Opportunities offered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under Indigenous Land Use Agreements often come at too high a cost, WA Senator Pat Dodson has warned. Senator Dodson said agreements — where native title […]

Qld honours reconciliation achievements

June 14, 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the winners of her government’s annual Reconciliation Awards earlier this month. The business award went to the Woodward Family CaPTA Group, which works in Indigenous employment. The Cairns Hockey Association […]

Dance college performance is written in the stars

June 14, 2017

Stories from the stars from Torres Strait Islander culture is the basis for a new show by a top Indigenous dance college. The National Aboriginal Islander Skills Development Association dance college will perform Ngangga Ya […]

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