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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Resilient kids connected to culture, better placed to prevent drug and alcohol abuse

Raising resilient children can be a key way to prevent drug and alcohol issues later in life, according to experts. Steven Allsop, Professor at the...

Multi-talented Indigenous heroes recognised in WA of the Year Awards

Yamatiji elder Frank Mallard has been named Western Australian Senior of the Year, while basketballer and researcher Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker is Western Australia Local...

In your name crimes beyond imagining would have been committed

False Claims of Colonial Thieves starts with mining. Charmaine Papertalk Green reflects on her grandmother, glad that the only mining she knew was the...

Genuine inclusion of Indigenous people shouldn’t be a ‘sometimes thing’

Adelaide Fringe, which lays claim to being the biggest open access festival in the southern hemisphere, has appointed Kuku Yalanji-Torres Strait Islander woman Odette...

Tragic accident in southern Arnhem Land claims life of punk guitarist

The music world is mourning the death of the lead guitarist of Indigenous punk rock band, The Lonely Boys. The musician, whose family have asked...

Art scam: company swamps market with Aboriginal products made in Indo

Boomerangs, didgeridoos and message stones featuring Aboriginal-style designs, but made in Indonesia have landed an Australian souvenir wholesaler in court. A Federal Court judge this...

Scholarships on offer at prestigious performing arts institute

Top performing arts institute, the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), is offering two scholarships to Australian First Nations artists, advocates and leaders. The two...

Victorian TOs welcome state’s biggest ever native title settlement

Taungurung Traditional Owners in Victoria have secured the biggest native title settlement in the state’s history in a deal worth nearly $34 million. They are...

Carefully curated exhibition captures treasured moments

Aboriginal cultural heritage objects from one of the most important anthropological collections in the world has gone on display at the University of Melbourne. The...

Ruling the ratings: heart-stealing family face fears in season 2

The Rule family stole hearts in the first season of fly-on-the-wall series Family Rules. Now they’re back. The second season of Family Rules begins on...

WA police commit to building better relationships with our mob

The WA police force is seeking to build better relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the state through a new Aboriginal...

Curtin Uni offers unique course for those keen on business

Curtin University in Western Australia is offering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students a stepping-stone to a business career. A new Indigenous Pre-Business Enabling Course...