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Sweet glow of success

Stepping away from the standard glitzy and glamorous price tags often seen in the beauty industry, Felicity Robinson is the face behind Sissii Cosmetics — an Aboriginal-owned and operated, affordable beauty brand.

Talk is good, but future generations need action: Reconciliation WA

Reconciliation WA says it is focusing on action through this year’s National Reconciliation Week 2021 theme — “More than a word. Reconciliation takes action”.

Circle back to culture

Connection to culture is important for the next generation, and this is something that Derek Nannup wanted to tap into when establishing the Boorloo Indigenous Youth Yarning Circles in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Desperate cries for help ignored before Indigenous death in custody

A coronial inquest into a 2019 New South Wales death in custody has heard the 20-year-old inmate begged for help days before his death.

Tasmanian election results still days away

Despite early claims from Peter Gutwein that the Tasmanian Liberals had won the election “convincingly”, the results are not likely to be in until at least next week.

A ‘literary hug’ for fire and flood affected communities

Award-winning author Kirli Saunders has created an initiative to bring Blak books to fire and flood affected communities.

Survivors’ legal action

Survivors of the Stolen Generations from the Northern Territory have filed a class action against the Commonwealth Government over their forced removal from families.

Stand on Dan’s stops the store

Controversial plans for a Dan Murphy’s in Darwin have been scrapped after an independent review found Woolworths Group had not adequately addressed community concerns.

Planting the seeds for big growth

Noongar Land Enterprise Group, Australia’s first Aboriginal farmers’ group, has opened a native tree nursery and is set to sell three million seedlings by the end of 2022.

Wyatt takes talent to Telethon board

Former West Australian treasurer Ben Wyatt has joined the board of medical research centre the Telethon Kids Institute.

Bandjalang people Native Title rights recognised

On Friday, the Bandjalang people of the Bundjalung Nation in New South Wales had further recognition of their Native Title rights by the Federal Court.

NSW police officer charged over alleged assault of Aboriginal teen

A New South Wales police officer has been charged after allegedly assaulting an Aboriginal teenager in Surry Hills in June last year.
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