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Australian National University, Wesfarmers partner in $10 million funding boost for Indigenous scholarship program
The Australian National University’s Kambri Scholars Program has been boosted through a new partnership between the ANU and Wesf...
Callan Morse 9 Feb 2024
Personalised medicine for Indigenous Australians a step closer after “remarkable” DNA discovery
Personalised treatments to address health inequalities experiences by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are a step c...
Callan Morse 14 Dec 2023
Huge support for Indigenous voice despite lost vote
Australians rejected an Indigenous voice to parliament largely because they thought it would divide the country. An Australia...
Alex Mitchell 28 Nov 2023
Canadian and Australian Indigenous organisations strike historic agreement on collaboration and solidarity
A unique international agreement has been struck between key Indigenous-led organisations in Australia and Canada that prioritis...
Giovanni Torre 17 Nov 2023
Advocates call for end to compulsory income management
Witness after witness to a senate inquiry into poverty has shared how compulsory income management and onerous Centrelink requir...
Rudi Maxwell 1 Nov 2023
New research shows relationship between First Peoples and dingoes much closer than previously thought

New research from two major Australian universities has revealed that Dingoes were buried - and domesticated - by Indigenous people in the period before colonisation.  Researchers...

Dechlan Brennan Oct 23, 2023
Heat-related deaths study suggests traditional cultural practises may be a better way to stay cool

A study into heat-related deaths in the Northern Territory suggests air-conditioning is ruining the ability to adapt to rising temperatures and that traditional cultural practices...

Kathryn Magann Aug 8, 2023
“In plain sight”: ‘Yes’ campaigners reject Voice scare campaign

A hearing at the Australian National University has heard from proponents of the Yes vote for the Indigenous Voice to Parliament, who have hit back at critics, saying they are “cre...

Dechlan Brennan Aug 3, 2023
Australian National University leadership throws its support behind the Voice to Parliament

While eyes remain fixed on the parties and politicians the governance body at one of the country's leading educational institutions has “unreservedly” backed the Voice to Parliamen...

Jarred Cross Apr 4, 2023
Safe access to clean drinking water in spotlight as new report shows how many Australians miss out

More than half a million Australians in at least 400 remote or regional communities lack access to quality drinking water. An estimated 408 rural locations with a combined popul...

Guest Author Jul 20, 2022
Indigenous self-determination 'critical' to nation's economic progress: Yu

First Nations leaders have "a huge sense of optimism" that Australia can break from the past, backed by a new blueprint for economic development. That is the view of Yawuru man...

Rachel Stringfellow Jun 29, 2022
Climate change heating remote community homes to 'oppressive' levels

Indigenous people living in remote community homes are suffering through oppressive heat worsened by climate change, new research has found. Australian National University-led r...

Guest Author Jun 22, 2022
Indigenous people facing 'economic apartheid', policy shift needed

First Nations people are facing "economic apartheid", with leading Indigenous development experts urging a national shift in policy. Wealth creation will be top of the agenda fo...

Guest Author Jun 22, 2022
Indigenous astronomers helping next-gen First Nations scientists reach for the stars

Two First Nations astronomers are working to show Indigenous children they can pursue their astronomy dreams through an Australian National University program. The ANU last week...

Guest Author May 31, 2022
'We could have helped': report exposes racism during Black Summer bushfires

Widjabul First Nations woman Cindy Roberts's tribal name is Mebbingarri, which means woman eagle. She was born to be a protector of Country. Even when those on Country respond t...

Emma Ruben May 6, 2022
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