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   Emma Ruben   

Passionate about storytelling, Emma is a digital native who covers beats including pop culture, the arts, fashion and the environment. She graduated from Curtin University in 2020 with First Class Honours, submitting her thesis on post-colonial discourses within the Harry Potter book series. She began her career as a freelance writer with words in Pedestrian TV, Lifehacker, Fashion Journal and Zee Feed. Knowing she had to make writing her entire life, she became a full-time journalist at the National Indigenous Times in 2022. She loves her labradoodle, taking afternoon naps, snorkelling the Boorloo (Perth) surrounds and watching terrible reality TV.
Simon and Williams called up to Matildas Squad for FIFA Women's World Cup 2023
Goalkeeper Lydia Williams and striker Kyah Simon have been called up to the Matildas 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup squad.  Footba...
Emma Ruben 3 Jul 2023
"I'd been given a gift by my people" - Merryn Apma Daley's journey of self-discovery through the arts
Artist Merryn Apma Daley grew up not knowing who her family was.  A member of the Stolen Generations, the Arrernte woman was 17...
Emma Ruben 3 Jul 2023
Parramatta Park full of music, food and dance for Burramatta NAIDOC Day
Burramatta NAIDOC Day will return for another year at Parramatta Park for a free day of First Nations music, food, dance and tra...
Emma Ruben 30 Jun 2023
Masterclass attendee becomes investor in new Blak Angels initiative
It wasn't too long ago Alisha Geary was a Dream Ventures masterclass graduate.  In 2021, the Goreng Goreng, Deibau and Wuthathi...
Emma Ruben 29 Jun 2023
Bianca Hunt looking bold in Bonds, and set to star in new show
The last time we saw her on our screens, she was clothed in camouflage and battling it out in the South African jungle.  Now, a...
Emma Ruben 27 Jun 2023
Marsupial marvel: yalgiri (bettongs) soar to new home in South Australia
The passengers on seven commercial flights to Adelaide last week looked slightly different to your usual airline customers.  Th...
Emma Ruben 27 Jun 2023
First Nations 'Blak Angel' investors to explore Native American investment sector
Ten First Nations investors are changing the way Blak businesses and entrepreneurs are perceived in a new partnership between th...
Emma Ruben 26 Jun 2023
First Nations leaders join forces with Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior
Indigenous leaders fronting the Australian Climate Case have boarded Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior ship in a show of solidarity w...
Emma Ruben 23 Jun 2023
Corey Tutt wants readers to know who is deadly
Fans of his work expected him to bring out another science book. What Corey Tutt brought out instead was an encyclopedia of some...
Emma Ruben 22 Jun 2023
Three Indigenous Matildas called up to Provisional Squad for FIFA Women's World Cup
Three Indigenous Matildas have received a call-up to the Provisional Squad for the FIFA Women's World Cup this July.  The Matil...
Emma Ruben 20 Jun 2023
Ganbu Guljin Award to celebrate Naarm’s First Nations Community
The prestigious Melbourne Awards are now open for nominations, including the Aboriginal Melbourne - ganbu guljin award which cel...
Emma Ruben 19 Jun 2023
Albanese, Burney urge Australians to 'make history' with Voice to Parliament
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has once again urged Australians to vote 'yes' in the Voice referendum after the Senate passed t...
Emma Ruben 19 Jun 2023
Indigenous Voice to Parliament referendum bill passes the Senate
The Constitutional Alteration Bill vital to the Indigenous Voice referendum has passed the Senate, with a vote of 52 in support...
Emma Ruben 19 Jun 2023