Our show must go on: Fremantle

January 12, 2018

Fremantle, the West Australian port city that became the nation’s first to cancel Australia Day, is unrepentant as it moves into its second year without the celebration. Mayor Brad Pettit said the Fremantle council wasn’t […]

Treaty supporters to march on Jan 26

January 12, 2018

Aboriginal people and supporters from across Australia are expected to descend on Sydney on January 26 for what is being described as a history-making march, three decades after the 1988 Long March that drew a […]

‘We don’t even have a plan’: Solonec

January 12, 2018

OPINION – EXCLUSIVE  By Tammy Solonec* In October last year, Australia was voted onto the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the first time – for a three-year term. On the face of it, this […]

It’s an F-minus for Indigenous rights

January 12, 2018

The Northern Territory came bottom of the class, while New South Wales also flunked, but Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory got top marks. They’re the results by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, which […]

Harley has sights set on beauty crown

January 12, 2018

Harley Dunolly-Lee is hoping to become Australia’s first Indigenous gay beauty queen. Dunolly-Lee, a female impersonator, burlesque artist and academic, is one of nine contestants who will compete for the Miss Gay Australia International crown […]

Cape York’s little community that could

January 12, 2018

The little Cape York Indigenous community of Wujal Wujal has become the first town in Australia to launch a private wireless network that gives residents access to a range of free telecommunication services, even during […]

Njamal people are on the road again

January 12, 2018

NPJV, a joint venture company co-owned by the Njamal people in Western Australia’s north, has begun work on the Pilgangoora Haul Road for Altura Mining’s hard-rock, open-pit lithium mine after winning another contract with the […]

Aspiring Izayah inspects his future

January 12, 2018

High school student Izayah Davies has been inspired to follow his dreams to study medicine after meeting Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt at an Indigenous summer school at Canberra’s Australian National University. Izayah, a young […]

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