Another stellar gong for Tracker tale

April 18, 2018

Miles Franklin Award-winning author Alexis Wright has won another top literary prize for her biography of larger-than-life Aboriginal leader and entrepreneur, the late Tracker Tilmouth. Ms Wright took out the top gong in the $50,000 […]

Mundine: ‘My mates call me a media tart’

December 13, 2017

One of Indigenous Australia’s most influential political figures has revealed he doesn’t believe Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has “any real interest in Indigenous affairs”. Warren Mundine makes the claim in his new autobiography Warren Mundine: […]

Traditional languages bring Pop to life

December 13, 2017

Aboriginal primary and high school students in New South Wales have worked with custodians and linguists to bring a children’s story to life in five traditional languages that can now be studied in classrooms. My […]

Overdue for a good book to read?

November 15, 2017

From stories from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women around Australia to the career memoir of Australia’s first male Indigenous ballet dancer, 2017 has brought a plethora of enchanting books. Here’s just a selection of […]

Tracker’s truths tick on in tome

November 15, 2017

Two years after his death legendary Aboriginal leader and entrepreneur Tracker Tilmouth can still pack a punch. In the final years of his life, the charismatic figure whose importance to Australia has been compared to […]

Prize beckons Indigenous illustrators

July 12, 2017

Australia’s oldest independent Indigenous publisher, Magabala Books, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a call for entries to the inaugural Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award. The winner of the biennial award will receive $10,000, a mentorship […]

Mansell draws new boundaries for Aboriginal state

December 21, 2016

Central Australia could become a seventh, Aboriginal State taking in land from the Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland under a plan put forward by Tasmanian lawyer and veteran activist Michael Mansell. In […]

New book reveals secrets of bush medicine

November 23, 2016

For tens of thousands of years before colonisation, the Noongar people were much healthier than most Aboriginal Australians are today. A new book sheds light on some of the secrets of that healthy lifestyle and […]

Remote kids Sydney-bound for literacy day

September 7, 2016

Students from three remote schools are in Sydney to launch their new book, The Goanna Was Hungry, as part of Indigenous Literacy Day. The book, a compilation of stories, was written and illustrated by budding […]

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