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How blockchain can bolster native food businesses
Around 70 bush food practitioners have explored the potential for blockchain technology to help track and sell native foods and...
David Prestipino 28 Feb 2024
Leading voices for Indigenous children present reform plan in Canberra
A delegation of Elders, senior leaders and representatives from Children’s Ground and Utyerre Apanpe (First Nations Educators Ne...
Giovanni Torre 27 Feb 2024
Financial sector responds to identification challenges for Indigenous consumers
Financial industry experts have convened to help address identification and verification challenges faced by First Nations consu...
David Prestipino 27 Feb 2024
New BHP project could yield $45m for Indigenous contractors
The BHP board has given approval to advance its Pilbara iron ore mine in Western Australia's North West that is expected to deli...
David Prestipino 27 Feb 2024
Spotlight on hospital care at Indigenous death inquest
Ricky Hampson Jr was a protector, a big brother known as "Dougie" who always looked for ways to bring his family joy. "Dougie w...
Stephanie Gardiner 25 Feb 2024
In a heartbeat: smart watches helping to close the gap

When Aunty Mary Waites joined a research trial aimed at helping to reduce the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait people, she saved her husban...

Rudi Maxwell Feb 23, 2024
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 campaigners are at least partly responsible for the defea...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 23, 2024
Two drug deaths, including that of an Indigenous man, spark call for change

Two tragic drug-related deaths have led to recommendations police and parole officers be given better medical, first aid and mental health training. The recommendations by a NSW c...

Miklos Bolza Feb 23, 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 million dollars on a range of projects.   In the r...

Giovanni Torre Feb 22, 2024
Two Aboriginal children in the UK without passports reportedly back home

Two Aboriginal children who were stuck in the UK child protection system without passports or visas are believed to have been brought back to Australia.  Whilst the exact details...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 21, 2024
State funeral set for Lowitja O'Donoghue

The legacy of Aboriginal rights trailblazer Lowitja O'Donoghue, who helped inspire some of the greatest changes to Indigenous recognition in Australia's history, will be honoured a...

Neve Brissenden Feb 21, 2024
Number of Indigenous children in child protection on the rise

The number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the child protection system is increasing, the latest data shows. Updated figures from the Australian Institute of...

Andrew Brown Feb 21, 2024
The new National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: How experts want it to operate

The role of the recently announced National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (National Commissioner) is to have more robust powers than the current C...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 19, 2024
Jungaji announces single release and nationwide tour

Gugu Yalanji songman, JUNGAJI, is set to perform on the Archie Roach Stage at this year's Port Fairy Folk Festival. The announcement comes as Jungaji and his band tour Australia,...

Joseph Guenzler Feb 18, 2024
First Nations super summit relaunched to improve retirement outcomes

A new-look Indigenous superannuation summit will return next week, aiming to find tangible solutions that help improve the retirement outcomes for Indigenous Australians. The 2024...

David Prestipino Feb 16, 2024
Exclusive: Police officer guilty of assaulting Indigenous teenager still employed by NSW police

A New South Wales constable who was found guilty of assaulting an Indigenous teenager in May is still employed by the NSW police. National Indigenous Times can confirm Senior Cons...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 16, 2024
Trek to raise funds for First Nations Lived Experience Centre

A dedicated group of friends are gearing up for a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp, all in the name of raising deadly funds for Black Dog Institute’s First Nations Lived Experience...

Giovanni Torre Feb 16, 2024
Data science shown to expedite return of ancestral Indigenous remains

The return of the ancestral human remains of Australian and other Indigenous peoples held in anthropological collections could be sped up using machine-based deep learning accordin...

Giovanni Torre Feb 16, 2024
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