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Tasmanian election results still days away

Despite early claims from Peter Gutwein that the Tasmanian Liberals had won the election “convincingly”, the results are not likely to be in until at least next week.

Survivors’ legal action

Survivors of the Stolen Generations from the Northern Territory have filed a class action against the Commonwealth Government over their forced removal from families.

Stand on Dan’s stops the store

Controversial plans for a Dan Murphy’s in Darwin have been scrapped after an independent review found Woolworths Group had not adequately addressed community concerns.

Indigenous Voice report on track

Strong interest in the co-design process for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament and a delay in the public submission deadline will not stop the final report from being delivered on time, the National Indigenous Australians Agency said.

Wyatt takes talent to Telethon board

Former West Australian treasurer Ben Wyatt has joined the board of medical research centre the Telethon Kids Institute.

NSW police officer charged over alleged assault of Aboriginal teen

A New South Wales police officer has been charged after allegedly assaulting an Aboriginal teenager in Surry Hills in June last year.

Tasmania election 2021: Cultural heritage protections and homelessness key issues

With the polls opening in Tasmania on Saturday for the State election and tensions high after a tumultuous election campaign, NIT has pulled together the policies from the major parties affecting Indigenous people.

WA doctor fined for professional misconduct in Ms Dhu death in custody

The Western Australian doctor who treated an Aboriginal woman who died in custody in 2014 has been found guilty of professional misconduct by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT).

Death in custody inquest hears prison officer delayed incident report to seek legal advice

The coronial inquest into a 2016 Aboriginal death in custody has unveiled concerns around the training of corrective services staff.

Sixth Indigenous death in custody in under two months

An Aboriginal man has died in custody at Cessnock Correctional Centre in New South Wales.

Queensland tightens youth justice laws

Despite strong opposition, the Queensland Parliament passed new youth justice legislation on Friday which will see harsher consequences dished out to young offenders.

EXCLUSIVE: Kimberley Sustainable Development Trust did not withhold information or funds from Kimberley mob

Former Kimberley Land Council CEO Brian Wilkinson was not denied information regarding the operations of charitable trust, the Kimberley Sustainable Development Trust, according to evidence obtained by NIT.
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