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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Doco gives fresh voice to trailblazing choir

Australia’s answer to the Buena Vista Social Club – the enigmatic ensemble of Cuban musicians whose international tour in the late ’90s inspired an...
Devon Cuimara, Newman safe community story

Devon’s anti-violence vision gains ground

A remote community in Western Australia’s Pilbara would provide a men-free safe haven from family violence as part of an ambitious proposal to mend...

Time to change the narrative: Oscar

Aboriginal, legal and human rights organisations have called on the federal, state and territory governments to adopt the blueprint for change set down by...

Prison report targets child protection

A national inquiry into child protection laws and processes affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is one of 35 wide-ranging recommendations in a...

Judge Jarro blazes a trail of firsts

Indigenous barrister Nathan Jarro has become a judge of the District Court in Brisbane in a move that has been welcomed as an important...

NAIDOC father forever immortalised

A life-size statue of the father of NAIDOC – Aboriginal activist and human rights advocate William Cooper – captures him doing what he was...

Supreme Court review sought for Spear Hill

The Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation has asked the Supreme Court in Western Australia for a review in the ongoing battle over Ngajanha Marnta, or...

Watch this space: James carves out niche

Indigenous entrepreneur James Fewre has turned a lifelong passion for quality time pieces into a new business. The 30-year-old from Brisbane has launched his own...

Grants on offer for anti-violence ideas

The Andrews Labor Government is funding new initiatives to stop family violence in Victorian Aboriginal communities. Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence and Minister...

Could your art illuminate NAIDOC 2018?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and designers are being invited to share their ideas for new street banners and signs celebrating the world’s...

World taste-tests Jessica’s Euro effort

Jessica Mauboy’s song for the Eurovision song contest has been getting the thumbs up from online listeners around the world. The song, ‘We Got Love’,...

Health workers drive life-saving handbook

A new handbook has been released in the battle to lower the rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women developing or dying from...