Top Oz Day gong honours service game

January 26, 2018

Tennis legend Evonne Goolagong-Cawley has received top honours in the Australia Day honours list. Mrs Goolagong-Cawley, a world number one tennis player in the 1970s, has been awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia […]

New dancers set to make their debut

January 24, 2018

The two newest dancers to join the celebrated Bangarra Dance Theatre in Sydney come from opposite ends of the country. Lillian Banks is a Yawuru woman from Broome, while Brad Smith is a Gumbaynggirr man […]

$9m boost enables more scholarships

January 24, 2018

Not-for-profit Aboriginal education organisation Madalah has been able to boost the number of scholarships on offer this year thanks to a $9.3 million Federal Government funding boost. Chief executive officer Phil Paul said the WA-based […]

Contractor’s creditors to be paid in full

January 24, 2018

Creditors of the Eastern Guruma contracting company — placed in voluntary administration in October — will be paid in full by November, administrator Kim Strickland said this week. Mr Strickland said the company was “proceeding […]

Remote stations offer weather proof

January 24, 2018

Traditional owners are working with the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to collect valuable weather information that will help shed new light on rainfall and flow patterns in remote areas of the region. Twenty-seven weather stations have […]

New life has given Emily fresh perspective

January 24, 2018

These days singer-songwriter Emily Wurramara has a new audience for her music — her daughter K’iigari. Wurramara says the baby girl, born on Boxing Day, has given her a new perspective on life and music. […]

Stars set to shine over WA quarry

January 24, 2018

“I think all First Nations people have some connection to the Milky Way,” says Northern Territory Indigenous choreographer Gary Lang. Lang is currently in Perth where members of his NT Dance Company are working with […]

Everyone’s two bob on Oz Day debate

January 24, 2018

It’s by no means a new issue, but the debate surrounding the date and name of Australia Day has been particularly vocal this year, with many new voices joining the traditional commentary. Here’s NIT’s quick […]

Rallies and marches on track for Friday

January 24, 2018

Tens of thousands of people are expected to march through Sydney on Friday in what is predicted to be a history-making rally. The Justice Through Treaty March is expected to be the biggest January 26 […]

Deadly Dion has designs on top honour

January 24, 2018

Three Indigenous people who are leaders in their individual fields are among the eight finalists in this year’s Australian of the Year Awards. They are National Rugby League player and Indigenous mentor Johnathan Thurston, Njamal […]

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