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Indigenous Mental Health advocates launch 'Good Yarn Guidelines' for media
Advocates for Indigenous Mental Health recently launched 'Good Yarn Guidelines', a new initiative that aims to reduce the social...
Jess Whaler 24 Oct 2023
Lidia Thorpe vows to keep speaking out as AFP probes 'horrific' racist video
Independent senator Lidia Thorpe said 'horrific' public threats against her life will not deter her speaking out in the final ni...
David Prestipino 6 Oct 2023
"It is time for Australia to recognise Indigenous Australians" - Burney on Voice
Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney received a standing ovation at the National Press Club on Wednesday after her c...
Jess Whaler 6 Jul 2023
MPs set for late-night debate on Voice referendum
The final version of the question set to be put to the public at the referendum on the Indigenous Voice will be back up for de...
Andrew Brown 24 May 2023
Greens not sold on federal plan to raise gas producer taxes
The federal government's push to pull more taxes out of big gas producers could face an uphill battle after a lukewarm response...
David Prestipino 12 May 2023
Jacinta Price and Kerrynne Liddle move to Opposition front bench in reshuffle

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has unveiled his reshuffled frontbench, with Jacinta Nampijinpa Price the new opposition Indigenous Australians spokesperson.Mr Dutton made the annou...

'He amplifies voices': Albanese makes Time magazine's 100 most influential list

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been named one of Time's 100 most influential people of 2023, being lauded by Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau for his work to amplify voices...

David Prestipino Apr 14, 2023
Federal parliament resumes this week. These are the 11 First Nations politicians elected to represent Australia

A record number of First Nations politicians will head to Canberra this week as Federal Parliament commences sitting for 2022. The 47th parliament will consist of a record 11 seat...

Callan Morse Jul 25, 2022
Federal Government to pay $2million in compensation for impact of Community Development Program on Aboriginal Communities

The Federal Government will pay two million dollars in compensation over the impact of the Community Development Program (CDP) on hundreds of Aboriginal people. While all “work...

Giovanni Torre Dec 23, 2021
Anne Ruston heeds calls for standalone National Plan to Reduce Violence against First Nations women

The Federal Government will develop a "specific and targeted" National Plan to Reduce Violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children after calls mo...

Rachael Knowles Sep 9, 2021
Motivated to make change

Grassroots woman, mother, anti-domestic violence campaigner and former police officer Dorinda Cox will be WA’s next Greens senator. A strong and proud Yamatji Noongar woman, Ms Co...

Rachael Knowles Sep 8, 2021
Morrison Government warned in advance about devastating consequences of western NSW COVID-19 outbreak

The Morrison Government was warned about the detrimental impacts of a COVID-19 outbreak in western NSW by the community in a letter sent in March 2020. According to Guardian Aus...

Rachael Knowles Aug 31, 2021
Commonwealth makes moves on Stolen Generations redress scheme

The national body for members of the Stolen Generations has welcomed legislation that will enact the Federal Government’s $379 million Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme...

Sarah Smit Aug 27, 2021
National family violence body ignored by Federal Government

Content warning: This article contains reference to domestic, family and sexual violence. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this article for support.   Whilst the...

Rachael Knowles Aug 13, 2021
Indigenous leaders say Stolen Generations redress scheme must go further

The Morrison Government has announced a Stolen Generations redress scheme for survivors in the Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory, and Jervis Bay Territory. Prime...

Rachael Knowles Aug 6, 2021
Commonwealth commits $1 billion to Closing the Gap

More than $1 billion has been committed to the new Commonwealth Closing the Gap Implementation Plan, including $379 million allocated for Stolen Generations reparations. Pat Tur...

Sarah Smit Aug 5, 2021
SNAICC welcomes new Closing the Gap early education package

The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) has welcomed $120 million of funding for early childhood education after raising concerns around Aboriginal...

Sarah Smit Aug 5, 2021
Census helps government meet needs

The Australian Bureau of Statistics is gearing up for the 2021 census on August 10 and census staff have started working in remote Indigenous communities to get the job done. Recr...

Aaron Bloch Aug 3, 2021
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