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Historic appointments made to the National Native Title Tribunal
Kevin Smith has become the first Indigenous person in history to be appointed President of the National Native Title Tribunal....
Joseph Guenzler 8 Jun 2023
Land rights and heritage champion grieves loss of "visionary and keeper of songlines", Yunupingu
National Native Title Council chair and First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance co-chair Kado Muir has expressed grief for th...
Jarred Cross 4 Apr 2023
National Native Title Council welcomes federal funding to protect South Australian heritage sites
The National Native Title Council have called the funding to restore and preserve cultural sites in South Australia, a "welcome"...
Emma Ruben 3 Apr 2023
New book honours the remarkable 50-year fight against uranium mining in WA’s Northern Goldfields
This Sunday, 19 March, a new book documenting 50 years of struggle against uranium mining in Western Australia's Northern Goldfi...
Giovanni Torre 15 Mar 2023
Kangaralpi Tiiwa Kanyira: Retaining our ways from ancient times
Across the deserts, in communities at the farthest reaches of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory, mob...
Kado Muir 6 Mar 2023
Key Indigenous Advisory Committee to guide environment and heritage law reform announced

The membership of the next Indigenous Advisory Committee, which will be crucial to federal environmental and Aboriginal heritage protection reforms, was announced Thursday.Minister...

Giovanni Torre Jan 5, 2023
First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance welcomes federal funding boost to heritage safeguards

The First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance has welcomed $14.7 million in Tuesday night’s federal budget for strengthening protection of Australia’s ancient and living Aborigina...

Giovanni Torre Oct 26, 2022
Prevention of Juukan Gorge repeat requires stronger heritage laws, Federal report reveals

The recently released State of Environment report revealed the dire ongoing environmental damage advancing upon some of Australia's oldest heritage landmarks. The five-yearly re...

Emma Ruben Jul 21, 2022
WA First Nations must avoid being 'victims' in 'settler state' mining projects: Muir

Western Australia is known as the engine room of the Australian economy, but how sustainable is this business for Country? That is the question Ngalia Traditional Owner and Nati...

Emma Ruben Jun 22, 2022
First Nations panelists seek to challenge the norm at WA's Disrupted Festival of Ideas

The Disrupted Festival of Ideas returns for another year at the State Library of Western Australia on June 18 and 19. The eight annual edition of the festival hones in on the th...

Emma Ruben Jun 8, 2022
In a land scarred by mining, Elders weave rugs to reclaim Ngurra

Born out of being surrounded by gaping mining holes left on their Ngurra, Ngalia elders in Leonora are taking the grief from mining and sealing these holes with a large-scale, vibr...

Emma Ruben Apr 21, 2022
WA native title leader wary as ghosts of past consultations haunt heritage act

Australia's most senior native title delegate has criticised inequality in WA's new Aboriginal cultural heritage protections as discussions get underway on the new Act's co-design...

Emma Ruben Apr 21, 2022
Aboriginal custodianship key to sustainable wild sandalwood management

Wealth Generation is a fundamental objective of colonisation, and is primarily generated through the extraction and exploitation of resources away from First Nations people’s and c...

Guest Author Mar 27, 2022
National plan for stronger Indigenous cultural heritage protection launched

The First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance and Federal Government have released a new discussion paper on the modernisation of Indigenous cultural heritage protections. The...

Giovanni Torre Mar 16, 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
Proposed heritage law an 'abuse of human rights' says Kado Muir

A Ngalia leader has taken his calls for help to the United Nations after serious concerns Western Australia’s new heritage laws will put Indigenous communities' human rights at sta...

Britney Coulson Jul 30, 2021
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