ALS slam police over NSW jail death secrecy

August 18, 2016

The NSW Aboriginal Legal Service has pointed to a “procedural failure” by police surrounding the death of Rebecca Maher, the first Aboriginal person to die in custody in that state in 16 years. Ms Maher […]

Big identity crisis for the humble nudibranch

August 10, 2016

Scientists are asking for help in naming a new species of flamboyant sea slug which lives on the edge of north-west Australia. Dr Nerida Wilson, a senior research scientist in the department of aquatic zoology […]

Get behind Census and improve our mob, urges Parker

August 9, 2016

Yuwallarai woman Kirstie Parker has urged Indigenous Australia to get behind the Census. As CEO at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence and a leader on national issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Ms […]

ANU to examine growing rates of gambling in NT

August 3, 2016

 Gambling in remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory — which is at 20 times the rate of the general population — will be targeted in a new three-year project by the Australian National University. […]

Don Dale, NT v Abu Ghraib, Iraq – Spot the difference

July 26, 2016

The fallout from the shocking footage of state-sanctioned child abuse in the Northern Territory has been profound, with support flooding in for PM Malcolm Turnbull’s promise of a royal commission into the outrage. Aboriginal and Torres […]

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