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Staying grounded while reaching for the stars
Beach blonde hair paired with a sun-kissed glow and a charming down-to-earth personality, few would argue that Billie Jean Hamle...
Phoebe Blogg 27 Feb 2024
Translator of Dr Seuss books becomes 'mother of school'
At a community library in north-east Arnhem Land, Yalmay Yunupingu started translating Dr Seuss books into her local Yolngu la...
Tess Ikonomou 26 Jan 2024
Indigenous health pioneers working to overcome inequity
  As a child Kelvin Kong used to help his mum, a nurse, dress wounds and take out stitches and perform other medical procedur...
Rudi Maxwell 26 Jan 2024
First Nations Digital Inclusion Advisory Group appoints Dr Heron Loban and Jerome Cubillo
Dr Heron Loban and Mr Jerome Cubillo have been appointed to the federal government’s First Nations Digital Inclusion Advisory Gr...
Callan Morse 19 Jan 2024
Indigenous director Guy Simon backed by major theatre fellowship for new work
Ahead of being honoured with a major fellowship grant and residency at one of Australia’s leading stage companies, Birripi, Wori...
Jarred Cross 19 Jan 2024
NSW Police appeal for assistance in locating two missing Indigenous men

Two indigenous men are currently missing in New South Wales, prompting New South Wales Police to appeal for public assistance. Jason Dungay, 31, was last observed walking along Pr...

Joseph Guenzler Jan 8, 2024
Tiddas: Heiss takes novel from the page to centre stage

When Anita Heiss was studying history at UNSW in the early 1990s, she was frustrated that all the books on the curriculum were written by non-Indigenous people. During her honours...

Eelemarni Close-Brown Dec 25, 2023
Eastern Arrernte man Chanston Paech sworn in as NT Deputy Chief Minister

Eastern Arrernte man Chanston Paech was sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of the Northern Territory on Thursday.Mr Paech, the Member for Gwoja, was unanimously chosen, as was new C...

Giovanni Torre Dec 22, 2023
Larrakia human rights advocate appointed NT's Children's Commissioner

A Larrakia woman with "significant experience as a lawyer and human rights advocate" has been appointed as the Northern Territory Children’s Commissioner, Attorney General and Mini...

Giovanni Torre Dec 22, 2023
The sky's the limit after Indigenous Liaison Officer earns his wings

Even after joining the Air Force through the inaugural Indigenous Liaison Officer course, Tjapukai "Tjap" Shaw never thought he would be at the controls of a military aircraft. Ho...

Callan Morse Dec 21, 2023
Model citizen: Cindy Rostron is a star on and off the runway

Inspiring younger generations through her modelling career and involvement in community projects has seen Cindy Rostron grow to become a prominent First Nations figure.   With a...

Phoebe Blogg Dec 19, 2023
Former Northern Land Council chair Dr Bush-Blanasi to be farewelled at state funeral

Former Northern Land Council chairman, Dr Bush-Blanasi will be farewelled at a state funeral on Friday. A proud Yolngu and Mayili man, Dr Bush-Blanasi was a renowned advocate and...

Callan Morse Dec 13, 2023
Indigenous justice advocate Leanne Liddle awarded 2024 ANZSOG First Nations scholarship

Northern Territory Aboriginal Justice Unit director and proud central Arrernte woman, Leanne Liddle has been awarded the 2024 Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG...

Callan Morse Dec 4, 2023
Indigenous doctor of the year Benjamin Armstrong makes plea for more competition in future years

For Melukerdee and Pinterrairer, Lia Pootah pathologist Dr Benjamin Armstrong, having First Nations people working in medicine and health isn’t just about representation.  Last mo...

Jarred Cross Dec 1, 2023
Ricky Archer becomes first Indigenous director of National Parks

Ronald ‘Ricky’ Archer has become the first Indigenous person to be appointed to the role of Director of National Parks. The proud Djungan man and former ranger from the Western Ta...

Callan Morse Nov 30, 2023
More Cultural Rehabs, Less Jails founder Jeffrey Amatto on culture and lived experience

Award winning founder of Yindamara Mens Healing Group, More Cultural Rehabs, Less Jails and co-founder of Brothers 4 Recovery Drug and Alcohol Awareness, Proud Wiradjuri man Jeffer...

Jess Whaler Nov 24, 2023
Ernie Dingo talks culture, racism and the Voice referendum result - "It hurt alot"

National Indigenous Times sat down with Yamatji actor Ernie Dingo, a familiar face to generations of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians alike. He revealed a deep sadness at...

Jess Whaler Nov 19, 2023
Health leader named Victorian Australian of the Year

Indigenous health leader Janine Mohamed has been selected as the 2024 Australian of the Year for Victoria for championing culturally safe healthcare and forging pathways for indige...

Rachael Ward Nov 15, 2023
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