NSW

NSW police slammed for using force during panic attack

Footage has emerged of police officers arresting an Aboriginal teenager who was having a panic attack in Redfern, New South Wales. Anaywan and Birripa woman...

Landmark partnership to increase Indigenous basketball opportunities

Basketball NSW (BNSW) and Indigenous Basketball Australia (IBA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that commits the organisations to developing opportunities and participation in...

Police pursuit death in custody fourth death in three weeks

Please note: this story contains reference to someone who has died.   The death of an Aboriginal man in Broken Hill, New South Wales, has become...

NSW refusing Aboriginal people bail more than non-Aboriginal people

Aboriginal people facing criminal charges in New South Wales are more likely to be refused bail by police than non-Aboriginal defendants, according to research...

NSW legal precedent recognises cultural protocols of women’s business

A new precedent has been set in New South Wales which will allow women in court to have sensitive evidence accessed and heard only...

NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year: ‘Change is coming’

An activist through and through, proud Gumbaynggirr/Dunghutti woman and First Peoples Disability Network Deputy CEO June Riemer is the 2021 NSW Aboriginal Woman of...

NSW Estimates hears 100% of heritage destruction permits approved last year

Since 2016, over 400 applications to impact or harm Aboriginal heritage sites in New South Wales have been approved by the NSW Government. NSW Aboriginal...

Coroner finds prison staff’s ‘unreasonable delay’ moments before Indigenous death in custody

Please note: this story contains reference to someone who has died.   The coronial inquiry into a 2018 death in custody has found prison staff’s “unreasonably...

Two deaths in custody revealed in NSW Estimates

Please note: this story contains reference to people who have died.   A New South Wales Budget Estimates hearing into Corrections heard evidence on Tuesday confirming...

Leading the charge for change

Content warning: This article contains reference to sexual assault and domestic and family violence. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this...

Deadly Connections taking mob on healing journeys

As we approach International Women’s Day on March 8, National Indigenous Times is spotlighting the stories of strong, powerful Blak women across the country.   In a little...

NSW introduces Aboriginal Liaison Officer role to Parliament

For the first time in New South Wales history, the Parliament has introduced the role of Aboriginal Liaison Officer (ALO) which will be filled...
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