What are our best films?

June 26, 2018

Are Rabbit Proof Fence, Walkabout and Sweet Country Australia’s top films of all time? The Adelaide Film Festival is asking people to vote on their favourite films in a nationwide call to find the top […]

Ticker can be time-bomb, warns heart expert

June 26, 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease by asking their doctors for a health check as early as 20, a leading Indigenous health expert said. Associate Professor and Wongaibon […]

Njamal probe nears end

June 26, 2018

An inquiry into a trust set up to benefit the Njamal people of WA’s north is expecting to report to the State’s Attorney General by the end of the month. A WA Justice spokesperson told […]

Fitzroy council call for river action

June 26, 2018

Traditional owners in Western Australia’s Kimberley have called on the WA government to work with them to protect the State’s national heritage-listed Fitzroy River. The newly-established Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council wants only sustainable, culturally and […]

Treaty poll looms for Indigenous Victorians

June 26, 2018

Aboriginal Victorians are set to go to the polls early next year to elect a representative body to enter treaty talks with the State Government. In an election in which the voting age may be […]

Len Waters and his WW11 Black Magic

June 26, 2018

The extraordinary story of Australia’s first Indigenous fighter pilot Len Waters is told in a new book to be released on July 2. Waters, a Gamilaraay man who was born at the Euraba Aboriginal Mission […]

Vowles goes to the Top End in Ab affairs

June 26, 2018

One politician closely watching Victoria’s tentative steps towards treaty is the Northern Territory’s new Aboriginal Affairs minister, Ken Vowles. Mr Vowles, an Aboriginal MLA who holds the seat of Johnston, was sworn in as NT […]

Eye expert breaks down unseen barriers

June 26, 2018

Kristopher Rallah-Baker has become Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist after the formally completing his training. The Queensland doctor has been based with Lions Outback Vision — the outreach arm of the Lions Eye Institute in Western […]

Ab corp chief banned, fined for corruption

June 26, 2018

A former chief executive officer of Murchison Region Aboriginal Corporation has been disqualified from managing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations for seven years and ordered to pay a penalty of $250,000, according to the […]

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