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Mick Gooda says PM should have adopted "watered down" Voice to secure bipartisan support
Former Australian Human Rights Commissioner and prominent Yes campaigner Mick Gooda says the Prime Minister and fellow Yes campa...
Dechlan Brennan 23 Feb 2024
Federal government commits to boosting food security in remote Aboriginal communities
The Albanese government has vowed to improve food security in remote Aboriginal communities with an investment of more than one...
Giovanni Torre 22 Feb 2024
"Take the entire nation backward" - federal government slammed for passing Treaty buck to the states
Advocacy group GetUp has criticised the Albanese government for “passing the buck” on a Treaty process by seemingly delegating t...
Dechlan Brennan 15 Feb 2024
Jacinta Price reiterates opposition to treaties as government remains supportive of Makarrata Commission
Opposition spokesperson for Indigenous Affairs, Jacinta Nampijinpa Price has accused the government of wanting to implement trea...
Dechlan Brennan 14 Feb 2024
Emotional breakfast at 16th Anniversary of the Apology to the Stolen Generation
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Minister for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney addressed a gathering on Tuesday marking th...
Dechlan Brennan 13 Feb 2024
$66 million federal funding boost for drug treatment organisations serving Indigenous communities

The federal government announced on Saturday that it is providing a $66 million funding boost to more than 65 Alcohol and Other Drugs treatment organisations across the country sup...

Giovanni Torre Feb 11, 2024
Governments "continue to waste" National Agreement on Closing the Gap, Productivity Commission reports

The National Agreement on Closing the Gap is "an opportunity governments cannot continue to waste", the Productivity Commission has warned as it released its latest report.The Comm...

Giovanni Torre Feb 6, 2024
New seawall to help climate resilience on Poruma

The opening of a new $5 million seawall in the Torres Strait community of Poruma (Coconut Island) will provide a boost for climate resilience in the area.  The one-kilometre long...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 31, 2024
Indigenous coalition urged Albanese, Burney to push for alternative legislation in wake of Voice defeat

An Indigenous coalition urged the Australian government to move quickly in the wake of the “devastating” Voice referendum result to help remedy Indigenous disadvantage whilst Austr...

Dechlan Brennan Jan 5, 2024
Smithsonian returns Indigenous remains to Australia

The ancestral remains of 14 Indigenous people have been returned to Australia from the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington DC. A ceremony was held overnight in the US...

Andrew Brown Dec 1, 2023
‘A remarkable legacy’: Heartfelt tributes flow following news of Pat Dodson’s Senate resignation

Parliamentarians are expressing their thanks to ‘father of Reconciliation’ Pat Dodson after the federal Senator for WA and lifelong advocate for Indigenous rights announced his ret...

Jarred Cross Nov 28, 2023
Truth-telling, local voices still on government's radar

Truth-telling along with local and regional voices remain on the government's agenda despite the failed referendum earlier this year. Indigenous Australians minister Linda Burney...

Alex Mitchell Nov 24, 2023
First Nations wisdom harnessed to protect environment

The number of Indigenous rangers is set to double by 2030 as part of federal government efforts to close the gap and centre First Nations knowledge in environmental protection. Ab...

Kat Wong Nov 24, 2023
Black-cladding among issues raised at NSWICC Infrastructure and Construction Conference

More than 460 Indigenous and non-Indigenous delegates from Infrastructure and Construction industries travelled to Wonnarua Country, in Maitland, New South Wales this week for the...

Jess Whaler Nov 17, 2023
Community leaders mourn passing of Dr Samuel Bush-Blanasi - "giant of the Top End"

Community leaders from across the Northern Territory and Australia have expressed shock and sadness over the passing of Northern Land Council Chair, Dr Samuel Bush-Blanasi. Central...

Giovanni Torre Nov 14, 2023
More unique Indigenous tourism offerings on the horizon

With tens of thousands of years of rich Indigenous history and culture to discover, local tourists have been urged to leave their passports gathering dust and appreciate the expans...

David Prestipino Nov 13, 2023
Albanese Government set to double the amount Indigenous leadership roles in the public service

The Albanese Government is planning a recruitment drive to almost double the number of First Nations people in senior leadership roles across the Australian Public Service. On Mo...

Brendan Foster Nov 6, 2023
New junior ranger program promises to boost education and pathways for Central Australian students

Community consultations are underway following the announcement of a new Junior Rangers program for Central Australia. The program has been designed to incorporate what communiti...

Jess Whaler Oct 27, 2023
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