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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Top Oz Day gong honours service game

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,...

New dancers set to make their debut

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...

$9m boost enables more scholarships

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...

Contractor’s creditors to be paid in full

Creditors of the Eastern Guruma contracting company — placed in voluntary administration in October — will be paid in full by November, administrator Kim...

Remote stations offer weather proof

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...

New life has given Emily fresh perspective

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,...

Stars set to shine over WA quarry

“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...

Everyone’s two bob on Oz Day debate

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,...

Rallies and marches on track for Friday

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...

Deadly Dion has designs on top honour

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...

Australia Day? We’ve got bigger fish to fry

A leader representing some of Australia’s most isolated communities says there are more important issues facing Aboriginal people than the date of Australia Day. Marra...

On the frontline of heritage protection

When Victoria’s Aboriginal heritage sites are under threat from natural disasters such as fire, flood or plague, Russell Smith and six of his colleagues...