Bid to saddle up Indigenous Light Horse history

February 1, 2017

Almost 100 years since the famous Battle of Beersheba in the Middle East, a project is underway to give the Indigenous Light Horsemen who fought in World War I their rightful place in Australian history. […]

Critical response team expands after WA success

January 25, 2017

A Critical Response Service trialed in WA over the past year will be expanded into the Northern Territory and South Australia this year, says Indigenous Affairs minister Nigel Scullion. The expansion will be part of […]

Traditional owners win carbon credit contract

December 7, 2016

The Central Land Council expects the success of the Karlantijpa North Kurrawarra Nyura Mala Aboriginal Corporation at the fourth Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction to create seasonal jobs and help to mitigate climate change. The […]

Teen survey reveals depth of discrimination

December 7, 2016

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are almost twice as likely to experience discrimination on the basis of their race or culture than other Australian teenagers, according to the results of a national study. Nearly […]

Breakthrough gives babies better start to life

December 7, 2016

A program aimed at reducing premature births among Western Australian women, particularly in Aboriginal communities, has lowered the rate by eight per cent, according to researchers. The WA Preterm Birth Prevention Initiative included a public […]

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