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WA government backs Indigenous-led Marlamanu program to help at-risk Kimberley youth
In a major step to address the youth justice crisis through Aboriginal-led initiatives, the Western Australian government has se...
Giovanni Torre 22 Nov 2022
Mental Health Australia condemns Banksia Hill, calls for governments to raise age of criminal responsibility
Australia’s peak non-government mental health organisation has described the situation in Western Australia’s children’s prison...
Giovanni Torre 19 Nov 2022
Petition for Stolen Generations redress tabled in WA parliament
A petition launched by Stolen Generations survivors in Western Australia calling for a state redress scheme has officially been...
Emma Ruben 18 Nov 2022
"Offensive" WA government slammed for ignoring solutions to youth justice crisis
Prominent Aboriginal justice advocates have described WA Premier Mark McGowan's approach as “misinformed” and “offensive” for su...
Giovanni Torre 17 Nov 2022
13 year-old Indigenous boy hospitalised after brutal police dog attack
A 13 year-old Indigenous boy was hospitalised and required surgery after being mauled by a police dog in Perth over the weekend....
Giovanni Torre 16 Nov 2022
Antoinette Braybrook first Aboriginal woman to receive Melburnian of the Year award

Kuku Yalanji woman Antoinette Braybrook has made history, becoming the first Aboriginal woman to receive the prestigious Melburnian of the Year award. Ms Braybrook was recognised...

Callan Morse Nov 16, 2022
Human Rights Commission urges nationwide action on youth justice crisis, alerts UN

The Australian Human Rights Commission has urged all Australian governments to urgently address the national crisis in youth justice, and has raised their concerns with the United...

Giovanni Torre Nov 15, 2022
WA entertainment precinct laws will target Aboriginal people, legal experts warn

Tough laws designed to bar dangerous people from entering some of the most popular entertainment precincts in Boorloo/Perth will unfairly target Indigenous people, legal experts ha...

NIT Nov 15, 2022
Another Day in the Colony author Chelsea Watego reflects on the true power of black literature

From the outset Professor Chelsea Watego cuts a formidable figure – a global scholar foregrounding Indigenous intellectual sovereignty, a founding board member of Inala Wangarra, a...

Rachel Stringfellow Nov 7, 2022
How two sisters' VTEC leap of faith led to a whole family of Fortescue trainees

Sisters Jackie and Cindy Watkins put their names down to join Fortescue's VTEC program to just "give it a go". Little did they know they would be the first in their families to...

Emma Ruben Nov 3, 2022
Roy Hill foundation deal boosts education, career prospects for Pilbara Aboriginal students

MADALAH and the Roy Hill Community Foundation have formed a new partnership to provide education and career development opportunities to Pilbara Aboriginal students. They are jo...

Guest Author Nov 1, 2022
Pride turning public perception for Pilbara town once described as a "war zone"

It may be hard to believe for outsiders conditioned by years of negative national headlines, but Sean-Paul Stephens is adamant the Pilbara town of Ieramagadu (Roebourne) is one of...

Tom Zaunmayr Nov 1, 2022
At the centre of Beetaloo Basin gas debate, Traditional Owners chart future for their communities

It is a phrase often muttered when discussing Indigenous advancement in the modern age: learn to walk in two worlds. Understanding how to benefit from western society while main...

Tom Zaunmayr Nov 1, 2022
After two years of empty shelves, WA town welcomes non-profit grocery store

A non-profit supermarket model opened in an outback WA town which has had limited access to groceries for two years could be replicated in other small North West towns. Resident...

Tom Zaunmayr Mar 9, 2022
Fears raised over plans to film youth on Kalgoorlie streets

Please note, this story contains the name of someone who has died and content readers may find distressing.  Kalgoorlie locals are concerned that high resolution cameras fitted...

Giovanni Torre Feb 1, 2022
Traditional Owners welcome expiry of uranium mine approval, but the fight isn't over

Yeelirrie area Traditional Owners have welcomed the expiry of the environmental approval to mine uranium on their land. The approval conditions for mining at Yeelirrie, near Wil...

Giovanni Torre Feb 1, 2022
Ash Barty is simply the best at Australian Open

Ash Barty has claimed her third grand slam title after taking out the Australian Open (AO) on Saturday. Barty took to the Rod Laver Arena where she defeated United States' Danie...

Teisha Cloos Feb 1, 2022
Inquest into Victorian death in custody of Aboriginal woman begins

Please note: This story contains reference to and an image of someone who has died. The Directions hearing into the death in custody of a Yamatji, Noongar, Wongi and Pitjantjatj...

Rachael Knowles Dec 17, 2021
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