Aboriginal women: proud, strong and beautiful

July 25, 2018

Aboriginal women have a message for South African comedian Trevor Noah — we’ve got inner and outer beauty in spades. Noah, best known for hosting the satirical American news program The Daily Show on US […]

Time to remember the town we forgot

July 25, 2018

The Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek, a place described even by its mayor as the town Australia had forgotten, is preparing for a brighter future. Mayor Steve Edgington said he hoped work would begin […]

Hip hop duo climb to new heights

July 25, 2018

When Alice Springs Indigenous hip hop duo Karnage N Darknis and Melbourne rock band Chocolate Starfish got together in the Red Centre to record a new version of the latter’s 90s hit Mountain, they turned […]

Our numbers on the rise, says demographer

July 25, 2018

Australia’s Indigenous population is expected to hit one million in four or five years’ time, and over two million by the middle of the century, a leading demographer said. Dr Tom Wilson, of Charles Darwin […]

Push to keep young offenders on country

July 25, 2018

Young offenders in a town in Western Australia’s far north would be sent on a trek with Miriuwung and Gajerrong elders instead of being locked up in a detention centre under a proposal put forward […]

Leaders call for united action on Mungos

July 25, 2018

Forty-two thousand years after their deaths, the remains of Australia’s oldest known people – Mungo Man and Mungo Lady—are sitting in safes as debate rages on what to do with them and who has the […]

Uni program aims to bust a gut

July 25, 2018

Could “medical yarn ups” be the answer to the battle of the bulge? With obesity the second highest contributor to disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people behind tobacco, NSW researchers have examined the […]

TV dishes up health messages

July 25, 2018

A new Aboriginal Health TV network is to deliver health and well-being messages across Australia. Federal Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt said $3.4million would be spent over the next three years to develop the network […]

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