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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Indigenous culture to shine at Games

As the South Korean sun begins to set on the Winter Olympics, the Gold Coast in Queensland is counting down to the start of...

Syphilis out of control in the north

Northern Australia is in the middle of the worst outbreak of syphilis in three decades and it’s having tragic consequences, with the recent death...

Australia Day debate now on COAG agenda

Aboriginal leaders are poised to ask all tiers of government to formally change the date of Australia Day before next year. Tasmanian lawyer and Aboriginal...

Look away, says Kal mayor of Nazi slur

The mayor of a Western Australian Goldfields town where a Nazi flag was allegedly displayed at a private Australia Day party says he wants...

Former PM weighs in on treaty talk

Former Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd says Australia is “on a trajectory towards a treaty”. In an interview to be aired on NITV current affairs...

‘Reconciliation is our responsibility’: Thurston

Rugby league champion Johnathan Thurston has urged Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to show respect for each other. “I believe it’s everyone’s responsibility to develop respectful...

Hands-on summer school is the business

Armed with a new set of business skills, 16-year-old Raymond Tilmouth is making plans for a scaled-up basketball tournament he started with friends in...

NT students denied rightful funding: MP

Millions of dollars intended for remote Indigenous students is not making it to schools, Independent Northern Territory MP Yingiya Mark Guyula said this week. Mr...

Jail stint for NT man who preyed on the sick

A Northern Territory man jailed for ripping off sick Aboriginal people has also been permanently banned from being involved in credit activities and providing...

Cricket’s best take to the field in Alice

Australia’s most talented Indigenous cricketers have taken to the fields in Alice Springs this week for the National Indigenous Cricket Championships. Seven men’s and six...

Victoria needs a new children’s advocate

A new champion of Aboriginal children is to be appointed in Victoria after Andrew Jackomos last week stepped down as the state’s Commissioner for...