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 […]

Indigenous culture to shine at Games

February 7, 2018

As the South Korean sun begins to set on the Winter Olympics, the Gold Coast in Queensland is counting down to the start of the Commonwealth Games in April — and Indigenous dance performances are […]

On the frontline of heritage protection

January 24, 2018

When Victoria’s Aboriginal heritage sites are under threat from natural disasters such as fire, flood or plague, Russell Smith and six of his colleagues are in the frontline of the battle to save them. Mr […]

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