Jody dishes up culture through cuisine

June 13, 2018

Cooking and bush foods guru Jody Orcher will be one of the star attractions at a new mini-festival at the Sydney Opera House. The Ularai/Barkandji woman from Brewarrina in north-west New South Wales is renowned […]

Biography project set to rewrite history

May 2, 2018

A team of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholars is working on the first Indigenous volume of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. The major undertaking will see about 100 biographies of prominent Indigenous Australians added […]

Joy as lost artefacts rightfully returned

April 18, 2018

Precious Aboriginal artefacts estimated to be hundreds of years old have been returned to the traditional Budjiti owners in north-western New South Wales after having been used as garden ornaments. Budjiti elder Phil Eulo said […]

NAIDOC father forever immortalised

April 4, 2018

A life-size statue of the father of NAIDOC – Aboriginal activist and human rights advocate William Cooper – captures him doing what he was best known for: standing up for the wronged and persecuted. The […]

Could your art illuminate NAIDOC 2018?

April 4, 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and designers are being invited to share their ideas for new street banners and signs celebrating the world’s oldest living cultures. The City of Sydney is seeking proposals for […]

20th Garma will embrace honesty, hope

March 7, 2018

Truth-telling will be at the centre of discussions at the Garma Key Forum in north-east Arnhem Land this year. The Yothu Yindi Foundation said the official theme for the 20th annual Garma would be ‘Yuwalk […]

New festival set to weave fresh stories

March 7, 2018

Weaving workshops, sessions in Aboriginal meditation, a virtual reality trip to country and cultural playgroups for the tots – it’s all happening at the Australian Museum in Sydney throughout March. ‘Weave’, the first Festival of […]

50 years since Rose beat the world, where are we?

February 28, 2018

By Barry York Fifty years ago this week, Lionel Rose became the first Aboriginal Australian to win a world championship. On 26 February 1968, he defeated Masahiko ‘Fighting’ Harada in Japan for the world bantamweight […]

Jessica heads home for free concert

February 21, 2018

Jessica Mauboy will headline a free community event in Darwin to celebrate the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay’s time in the Northern Territory. Mauboy will perform at the Waterfront in Darwin on […]

Emily’s dreaming is now in plane sight

February 21, 2018

Qantas has unveiled a special salute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians on its latest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The plane features the work of the late Northern Territory artist and senior Anmatyerre woman, Emily […]

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