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Monthly Archives: November 2017

‘Stolen wages’ legal cases underway

Australia’s so-called ‘stolen wages cases’ are set to lift the lid on working conditions for Aboriginal people across the country. Barrister Joshua Creamer, a Wannyi...

Yami’s daughters take up anti-nuclear fight

Sisters Karina and Rose Lester know all too well the tragedy nuclear weapons can bring. Their late father Yami Lester, a Yankunytjatjara man of northern...

WA centre aims to break violence cycle

Aboriginal men in Western Australia’s Pilbara have come up with a new approach to stopping domestic violence among their own — and their ambitious...

Garden for violence victims a national first

A garden to honour victims and survivors of family violence will be planted in Alice Springs in a partnership between the Tangentyere Women’s Family...

‘Our children are targeted’: Eggington

Calls are mounting for the age of criminal responsibility across Australia to be lifted from 10 to 14 years. The push from legal, community and...

NT report unearths criminal offences

The use of Guantanamo Bay-style hoods, restraints and tear gas at the notorious Don Dale Youth Detention Centre was just the tip of the...

‘We can’t let this report gather dust’

A plan to overhaul Australia’s youth justice system prepared by a coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations has been tabled in Federal...

Project targets bush court education

A pioneering project to help Aboriginal people navigate bush courts has uncovered ways to improve communication and potentially cut avoidable Indigenous incarceration in the...

Congress to triple j: ‘Stand firm’

The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples has urged triple j and the ABC to stand firm in the face of pressure against the...

Adrian’s deadly legs conquer marathon

A Broome man has finished third in one of the toughest races on the planet – Chile’s Volcano Marathon Adrian Dodson-Shaw, the head coach of...

Indigenous groups win solar bid

Renewable energy company Carnegie Clean Energy Limited announced this week that Western Australia’s first merchant utility solar project – a $17m 10MW solar farm...

Stewart to head up Victorian peak body

Marcus Stewart, a Taungurung traditional owner from central Victoria, is set to become the first chief executive officer of the Federation of Victorian Traditional...