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FULL LIST: Record number of Indigenous MPs voted in to serve the Australian people
The Australian people have voted in nine new Indigenous representatives in Federal parliament for the next term, alongside two s...
Tom Zaunmayr 23 Jul 2022
Who's in, who's out? How Indigenous candidates fared in the Federal election
Five of Federal Parliament's seven Indigenous members are up for re-election on Saturday, while a host of new and well-known fac...
Tom Zaunmayr 23 Jul 2022
Ken Wyatt says Labor better for Uluru Statement progress than re-elected Morrison govt
Former Indigenous Affairs minister Ken Wyatt says progress towards enacting the Uluru Statement from the Heart will be greater o...
Giovanni Torre 30 Jun 2022
Albanese accuses former government of voter suppression in the Northern Territory
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has accused the former federal government of "Republican-style" voter suppression in the Norther...
Giovanni Torre 8 Jun 2022
What Aboriginal land councils want out of Anthony Albanese's Labor government
Aboriginal land councils across Australia have hailed a "seismic shift" in Federal politics they hope will deliver improved comm...
Giovanni Torre 3 Jun 2022
Electing eight Aboriginal women to parliament is one of Australia's greatest achievements

As an Aboriginal Australian, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunty, niece and a proud Yamatji and Noongar woman, and the first Aboriginal women elected to any Parliament in...

Guest Author May 27, 2022
Linda Burney reveals priorities as record First Nations cohort prepares to enter parliament

Australia's new Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Linda Burney has named the Uluru Statement from the Heart and closing the gap as her two top priorities. Ms Burney, a Wiradju...

Giovanni Torre May 27, 2022
'Palpable' wave of optimism spreads over Voice to Parliament supporters after Labor victory

There's a strong air of anticipation among supporters of an enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament following Labor's resounding Federal election victory at the weekend. Amo...

Tom Zaunmayr May 23, 2022
Labor has won the election and the Greens may have power. What now for Indigenous Australians?

So Labor has won and Anthony Albanese will guide Australia for the next three years. This is good news for First Nations people, first-and-foremost in the fact we will have a re...

Tom Zaunmayr May 22, 2022
Tired of the status-quo and with a popular member retiring, this NT seat is on a knife-edge

An Indigenous climate activist in Northern Territory seat of Lingiari believes voters might look towards minor parties in Saturday's election. Yanyuwa man Nicholas Fitzpatrick's...

Jarred Cross May 20, 2022
Voter suppression claims as remote Australians face election day with no polling booths

The Australian Electoral Commission has warned that some polling stations in regional Australia may not open on election day due to staff shortages. Voting stations in Capricorn...

Giovanni Torre May 20, 2022
From ATSIC's demise to deaths in custody, governments fail our people. This is why we need a Voice

This Saturday it’s important we make real progress for Aboriginal rights. As I see it, the Liberal Coalition has committed to a statutory (yet conservative) Voice and the Austra...

Guest Author May 19, 2022
Justice reform is one of the big issues for Indigenous people, so what are the parties promising?

Indigenous justice funding and reform has presented as a big ticket issue for First Nations people ahead of the weekend's Federal Election. Aboriginal deaths in custody continue...

Jarred Cross May 19, 2022
As Labor makes public strides on Voice, Ken Wyatt's quiet progress deserves credit

“Australia first, everything else second” my father would say to me growing up. Dad was born and raised in a time when his Aboriginality was not something to be celebrated, but...

Zak Kirkup May 18, 2022
Labor promises 'globally' significant Aboriginal museum for Perth

Labor leader Anthony Albanese will partner with the WA Government to build an Aboriginal Cultural Centre in the heart of Perth should his party win the Federal election on Saturday...

Tom Zaunmayr May 17, 2022
From insurance to food security, our bulging crisis list is an indictment on the Feds

What a scary time to be alive. The war in Ukraine, three years of COVID-19, fires in the east, flooding all around Australia, cyclones in areas rarely hit, and the ensuing destr...

Guest Author May 17, 2022
Albo's important call on First Nations Voice as senior Liberal opens door to policy shift

Labor leader Anthony Albanese says he will not wait to enshrine a First Nations Voice to Parliament if elected Prime Minister as the final week before Australians head to the polls...

Tom Zaunmayr May 16, 2022
Housing the big issue as record Indigenous vote looms for knife-edge Queensland seat

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in the Queensland seat of Leichhardt is looking to have a real say in the upcoming Federal election. A number of key issues a...

Jarred Cross May 12, 2022
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