WA

Food for thought

Located among the hustle and bustle of Perth is Aboriginal family-owned and operated business, Bindi Bindi Dreaming. Named after the butterfly in Noongar language, the...

FMG invests in future WA mining workforce

Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) $25 million investment into active recruitment has seen 200 new traineeship positions established across the organisation, with 85 per cent...

Justice scheme gets more proactive

Supporting innovative justice strategies, WA Labor has committed $1.5 million to WA’s first justice reinvestment site in Halls Creek. An election promise from the McGowan...

Vow to get the job done

With big shoes to fill after a landslide State election win for his party, new Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Stephen Dawson plans to make...

Labor has the mandate to deliver on big promises

WA Labor’s landslide State election victory brought with it an unprecedented 53 seats in the Lower House. But it also saw a small number of...

Indigenous tour operator found guilty of 12 counts sexual assault

Content warning: This article contains reference to sexual assault. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this article for support.   An Indigenous man...

WA Aboriginal Affairs must not be marred by competing interests

NIT Editorial With the Western Australian election happening this weekend, speculation is rising around who will be given the Aboriginal Affairs portfolio. Should WA Labor win...

WA election 2021: Indigenous candidates

Western Australia’s upcoming election provides the State with an opportunity to update its representation, including for the Indigenous community. Below are the Indigenous incumbents and...

WA election 2021: mental health and cultural heritage take priority

As the Western Australian election approaches, NIT brings you the major parties’ policies affecting or relating to First Nations people. Common priorities between the parties...

Former NIT editor Tony Barrass loses cancer battle

Please note: this story contains reference to someone who has died.   Australia has lost a giant of journalism. Award-winning journalist, Tony Barrass, died on February 28...

Derby/West Kimberley Shire slugs ratepayers with 375% increase

An Aboriginal cattle business in the Kimberley say they’re being pushed “close to unviability” due to a near 400 per cent jump in local...

Gosnells attacker arrested amid rising instances of far-right extremism

The man allegedly responsible for the racist attack of an Indigenous mother and daughter in Gosnells, Western Australia last week has been arrested and...
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