Wreaths would ‘heal a hurt country’

April 18, 2018

Aboriginal people who died in the so-called ‘frontier wars’ of colonisation should be formally recognised in Anzac Day proceedings, according to the organisers of an annual march to honour them. Activist Michael Anderson, the last […]

Bold book reveals Indigenous war sacrifice

April 18, 2018

Single-handed and under heavy fire, Aboriginal hero of WWI William Allan Irwin rushed three separate enemy machine gun posts, capturing the munitions and crew before being severely wounded charging a fourth. The date was August […]

Exclusive extract reveals war stories

April 18, 2018

Heavily outnumbered and in jungle conditions, Aboriginal servicemen were among Australian troops who fought a guerrilla war against the Viet Cong in the Vietnam War. Their memories and history are part of the new book, […]

Joy as lost artefacts rightfully returned

April 18, 2018

Precious Aboriginal artefacts estimated to be hundreds of years old have been returned to the traditional Budjiti owners in north-western New South Wales after having been used as garden ornaments. Budjiti elder Phil Eulo said […]

Justin takes up baton for Aboriginal kids

April 18, 2018

The Victorian Government has appointed respected reconciliation advocate Justin Mohamed as the state’s new Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People. A Gooreng Gooreng man from Bundaberg in Queensland, Mr Mohamed has spent much of […]

Indigenous sector growth a ‘game-changer’

April 18, 2018

Indigenous businesses were contributing up to $6.6 billion to the Australian economy, a new report by professional service firm PwC’s Indigenous Consulting said. The report said about 11,900 businesses across Australia were behind the movement […]

Latte a long way from anywhere

April 18, 2018

Remote Fitzroy Crossing is an unlikely place to find a burgeoning cappuccino strip. But the town’s newly opened Jalangurru Mayi (or Good Mood Food Café) is breaking new ground. Owned by the local Marra Worra […]

Another stellar gong for Tracker tale

April 18, 2018

Miles Franklin Award-winning author Alexis Wright has won another top literary prize for her biography of larger-than-life Aboriginal leader and entrepreneur, the late Tracker Tilmouth. Ms Wright took out the top gong in the $50,000 […]

Pell adds colour to iconic play

April 18, 2018

Playwright Raymond Lawler’s classic stage play Summer of the Seventeenth Doll has remained unchanged since it became a runaway hit in the ’50s, but there will be one significant difference when it is performed by […]

Indigenous sides pad up for historic tour

April 18, 2018

The details of an historic cricket tour of the UK by Australia’s best Indigenous players have been released by Cricket Australia. Women’s and men’s squads will tour the UK for the first two weeks of […]

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