What are the causes of Indigenous suicides?

February 14, 2019

Dr Tracy Westerman is a proud Njamal woman from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Tracy is the Western Australia’s Australian of the Year for 2018, recognised for spending over two decades working to reduce […]

Time to listen to Aboriginal voices

February 6, 2019

Gordon Cole is Chair of the Noongar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and member of the National NAIDOC Committee. You can say what you like about the mining giants BHP and Rio Tinto. When they […]

Top doc says get vaccinated now

May 2, 2018

By Dr Brett Sutton* With Australia’s influenza season underway, it’s time to talk about vaccinations and why they’re important for everyone, especially at-risk groups, which includes Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders. Aboriginal children aged […]

‘I know Australia is a better nation than this’

March 7, 2018

Reconciliation in Australia has become a meaningless term, says respected Yawuru man Peter Yu. Mr Yu*, from Broome in Western Australia’s Kimberley, told a capacity audience at the Australian National University that reconciliation had become […]

‘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 […]

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