Saturday, January 25, 2020

Keeping our nation connected

What started as a print newspaper in 2002 has expanded and evolved into a prestigious online news medium.

National Indigenous Times (NIT) strives to be the most comprehensive Indigenous online news site in Australia by offering rigorous reporting on the issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We celebrate positive stories and achievements, advocate for reconciliation, and offer a balance of stories across news, politics, business, the arts, and sport.

Our team have a strong adherence to ethical practices, including staff behaviour, the acquisition of information, attributing imagery and facts, advertising, and more. We invite you to learn more about our ethics in our Editorial Policy.

Our team

Hannah Cross

Acting Editor

Hannah is a Freelance Journalist with demonstrated experience in the online media industry. As a curious, critical thinker, Hannah has a keen eye for detail and brings strong writing and communication to NIT. In 2018 she completed a Bachelor of Arts focused on International Aid and Development and Journalism at Murdoch University.

Rachael Knowles


Born and raised in central-west NSW, Rachael is a hardworking, dedicated, and passionate woman. This dedication has made her a well-respected Journalist at NIT, bringing the publication a variety of intriguing articles. Rachael is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in History and English Literature at the University of Wollongong. Through her studies and professional career, she hopes to inspire social and political change.

Sharnae Watson

Sports Journalist

Currently studying Exercise Sports Science at Murdoch University. Sharnae is a proud Wadandi woman, who enjoys sports and health. Sharnae has worked as a Sports Trainer work with the Peel Thunder Colts, as well as currently volunteering with the Perth Demons. Sharnae has been involved with her community from a young age, in either sport or cultural events.  She is dedicated to informing the community on current events as well as inspiring other young Indigenous people to achieve great things.