Constitutional recognition key to rights and riches

August 8, 2018

Gumatj leaders have made renewed calls for constitutional recognition for First Nations peoples as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has again ruled out calling a referendum to establish an Indigenous voice to parliament. At the Garma […]

Time to remember the town we forgot

July 25, 2018

The Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek, a place described even by its mayor as the town Australia had forgotten, is preparing for a brighter future. Mayor Steve Edgington said he hoped work would begin […]

Our numbers on the rise, says demographer

July 25, 2018

Australia’s Indigenous population is expected to hit one million in four or five years’ time, and over two million by the middle of the century, a leading demographer said. Dr Tom Wilson, of Charles Darwin […]

Push to keep young offenders on country

July 25, 2018

Young offenders in a town in Western Australia’s far north would be sent on a trek with Miriuwung and Gajerrong elders instead of being locked up in a detention centre under a proposal put forward […]

Leaders call for united action on Mungos

July 25, 2018

Forty-two thousand years after their deaths, the remains of Australia’s oldest known people – Mungo Man and Mungo Lady—are sitting in safes as debate rages on what to do with them and who has the […]

Court heads bush to help remote families

July 25, 2018

Aboriginal families in the East Pilbara will have free family law legal advice and will be able to get a Family Court hearing without having to make an appointment later this month. In an Australian-first, […]

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