Second Kngwarreye creation on show

March 21, 2018

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 on one of its jets. Now ‘Earth’s Creation 2’ and paintings […]

Indigenous stars poised for Games claims

March 21, 2018

Trailblazing Indigenous athletes breaking new ground in sports from volleyball to boxing will be among the 470 Australian sports heroes competing at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast from April 4. Among the big […]

Pedigreed Peris ready to stick it to ’em

March 21, 2018

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 comes to winning and performing. Peris, 25, overcame injury to be […]

Clancy of the over throw set to shine

March 21, 2018

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 Zealand. Two years ago Clancy, 25, became the first Indigenous beach […]

Adoptions threaten culture: peak body

March 21, 2018

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 Strait Islander children. SNAICC (National Voice for Our Children) chairwoman Sharron […]

Council backs Tennant Creek grog ban

March 21, 2018

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 has shocked residents of the Northern Territory town. The CLC said […]

We need permanent police, says NT mayor

March 21, 2018

The Mayor of Barkly Regional Council in the Northern Territory has called for police to be permanently based in the remote town of Alpurrurulam following the withdrawal of full-time officers earlier this year. Steve Edgington […]

Spear Hill site a ‘spiritual centre’: report

March 21, 2018

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 Ngajanha Marnta – or Spear Hill – for at least 23,000 […]

Wyatt moves to change heritage laws

March 21, 2018

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 be reviewed. WA Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt said the review […]

Multiple bids for SA salt lake fall over

March 21, 2018

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 of the Federal Court this month dismissed separate appeals by […]

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