‘We don’t even have a plan’: Solonec

January 12, 2018

OPINION – EXCLUSIVE  By Tammy Solonec* In October last year, Australia was voted onto the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the first time – for a three-year term. On the face of it, this […]

EXCLUSIVE: 2018 will be our year, says Gordon

December 19, 2017

OPINION Another year draws to an end. Like all years prior, it has been one step forward, two steps back with the very occasional unimpeded step forward. Our struggle has not been much different in 2017 than it has been since Cook landed up on Cape York 247 years ago. Ours has […]

‘Same-sex victory has bigger lessons’

December 7, 2017

OPINION By Senator Pat Dodson* As a Yawuru man representing Australia in the Senate, I am often asked about my position on same-sex marriage. The truth is – I am a strong supporter of same-sex […]

Bombshell ruling overturns ‘traditional owners’

November 23, 2017

EXCLUSIVE An Aboriginal group that became the public face of a celebrity-backed fight against Woodside Petroleum’s now-abandoned $45 billion plan to build a gas hub at James Price Point near Broome have been found not […]

Sean Gordon to form new party

November 16, 2017

EXCLUSIVE Aboriginal leader Sean Gordon will help form a new political party after this week quitting the Liberals in disgust. Speaking to NIT on Thursday, the CEO of Darkinjung Aboriginal Land Council says his decision […]