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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Second Kngwarreye creation on show

Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s masterpiece ‘Earth’s Creation’ sold at auction for a record $2.1 million in November and Qantas recently unveiled an Emily Kngwarreye-inspired livery...

Indigenous stars poised for Games claims

Trailblazing Indigenous athletes breaking new ground in sports from volleyball to boxing will be among the 470 Australian sports heroes competing at the Commonwealth...

Pedigreed Peris ready to stick it to ’em

She comes from a famous Australian sporting dynasty, but Hockeyroo Brooke Peris says she’s felt never felt the weight of family expectations when it...

Clancy of the over throw set to shine

Australia’s golden girl of beach volleyball, Taliqua Clancy, is expecting her toughest competition at the Commonwealth Games to come from Canada, Vanuatu and New...

Adoptions threaten culture: peak body

Any move to have Aboriginal children adopted by non-Indigenous families would be a backward step, according to Australia’s peak body representing Aboriginal and Torres...

Council backs Tennant Creek grog ban

The Central Land Council has backed an extension of emergency alcohol restrictions in outback Tennant Creek where the alleged rape of a two-year-old girl...

We need permanent police, says NT mayor

The Mayor of Barkly Regional Council in the Northern Territory has called for police to be permanently based in the remote town of Alpurrurulam...

Spear Hill site a ‘spiritual centre’: report

A cultural evaluation report for traditional owners has found the Eastern Guruma people of Western Australia’s Pilbara used and occupied an area called the...

Wyatt moves to change heritage laws

Western Australia’s 45-year-old Aboriginal Heritage Act — the legislation underpinning the preservation and protection of Aboriginal heritage in the state — is set to...

Multiple bids for SA salt lake fall over

Three Aboriginal groups have failed in competing claims over Australia’s second biggest salt lake, the 250km Lake Torrens in central South Australia. The Full Court...

Native Title win for Kimberley mob – with a hitch

The Ngurrara People in Western Australia’s Kimberley have been recognised as the Native Title holders of about 20,455 sq km of land and water...

New crop of rangers look out for country

Mutitjulu elders have launched a new Central Land Council ranger group to manage the vast Katiti Petermann Indigenous Protected Area around the Uluru Kata...