Linda Burney grieves loss of son, 33

October 25, 2017

Condolences from all corners of government and the wider Indigenous community continue to flow in for Labor frontbencher Linda Burney, whose 33-year-old son Binni Kirkbright-Burney was found dead in the family home last night. In […]

Kimberley women set to put talk into action

October 18, 2017

Aboriginal women from across the Kimberley have shared their knowledge, inspirations and challenges at the region’s first Straight Talk event held in Broome. The regional event, delivered jointly by Kimberley Aboriginal membership organisation Aarnja and […]

Remembering an elder and a warrior

October 18, 2017

Obituary contributed by Jane Vadiveloo* Last month, our nation lost a great fighter in M Hayes Ampetyane, an iconic elder of the Arrernte Nation and a senior Traditional Owner of Mparntwe (Alice Springs). As a […]

Make a pocket-sized fashion statement

October 18, 2017

  Artwork by Indigenous artists Elverina Johnson and Justin Butler is adding a dash of cultural colour to men’s attire through a range of silk neck ties, bow ties and pocket squares. The range is […]

NT communities pad up for cricket carnival

October 18, 2017

The Northern Territory Remote Community Carnival competition dates have been announced, with cricket for all ages and abilities scheduled to be played in communities throughout the Top End through October and November. Men, women and […]

Nuclear memories inspire winning doco

October 18, 2017

A virtual reality journey with Martu elder Nyarri Morgan, who witnessed a nuclear bomb explosion at the British testing site of Maralinga in the 1950s, has won a prize at the News and Documentary Emmy […]

New store an all-Indigenous operation

October 18, 2017

At the newly opened Bagala Community Store in the Northern Territory outback, $1 bottles of spring water are flying off the shelf. Water has quickly become the fastest selling item at one of Australia’s most […]

Namatjira matriarch dies after copyright battle

October 18, 2017

Kumantjai L Namatjira Lankin, the matriarch of the Namatjira family, has died less than a week after her family’s protracted fight to win copyright of the works of renowned painter Albert Namatjira. Kumantjai had been […]

James wants people to come to his party

October 18, 2017

A Dunghutti man is founding his own political party and plans to field candidates at the next federal election. James Gibbs, 26 of New South Wales, said he is currently recruiting members for his Ethics […]

Proud Budina people win Native Title claim

October 18, 2017

The Budina people in Western Australia’s Pilbara have been granted Native Title on just over 4000 square kilometres of land in the Carnarvon, Upper Gascoyne and Ashburton areas. Federal Court judge Justice John Griffiths handed […]

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