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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
Cultural awakening fuels passion to revive Indigenous language
A stirring lecture theatre speech in his native language by a legendary Indigenous leader was the fuel that fired Clint Bracknel...
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
Integrating cultural knowledge with high-tech agriculture on the table
How to unlock the untapped potential of traditional First Nations knowledge systems and integrate them with modern agricultural...
David Prestipino 19 Feb 2024
The power of culture in the Kimberley to turn around young lives
Walmajarri man Peter Murray has a vision: he wants to see Kimberley communities that are crime free, culturally connected, proud...
Dianne Bortoletto 19 Feb 2024
Locals rally for an end to domestic violence in the Kimberley

The Ochre Ribbon March was held in Broome over the weekend to raise awareness of the high rates of family and domestic violence in Western Australia's Kimberley region.In December...

Giovanni Torre Feb 19, 2024
Traditional Owners alliance backs historic marine protection plan

The South Coast Marine Park Alliance has welcomed the release for public consultation of the South Coast Marine Park draft management plan, what it calls "an historic arrangement"...

Giovanni Torre Feb 16, 2024
Horizon Power funding enables remote community events

A new round of funding grants are available for organisations that will use the money to improve the vibrancy and wellbing of remote and rural communities across Western Australia....

David Prestipino Feb 16, 2024
BREAKING NEWS: Asylum seekers "dropped off" on north WA coast

A group of asylum seekers have been left on Western Australia's northern coast and have walked to Beagle Bay. The ABC reports that about 30 people, believed to be from Pakistan, ca...

Giovanni Torre Feb 16, 2024
Aboriginal Elders give WA council green light to return park to Indigenous name

Aboriginal Elders in Boorloo (Perth) have given a Western Australian council permission to change a reserve back to its original First Nations name.   The City of Vincent unanimo...

Brendan Foster Feb 15, 2024
Alcohol restrictions alone will not work, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services board warns

Alcohol restrictions in Western Australia's far north will do little to tackle the health issue of substances abuse, the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services warned on Thursday.Th...

Giovanni Torre Feb 15, 2024
Children's commissioners across Australia welcome announcement of national Indigenous role

The announcement of a National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has been welcomed by the Australian Children’s Commissioners Guardians and Advocates...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 14, 2024
Wunan Foundation to deliver first-of-its-kind withdrawal service in Kununurra

The East Kimberley’s Wunan Foundation is set to deliver a first-of-its-kind Aboriginal community-controlled low medical withdrawal service. The service, which will be delivered in...

Callan Morse Feb 14, 2024
A groundbreaking tenure that evolved Noongar culture

As the sun set on Iain Grandage's transformative tenure as artistic director of Australia's longest-running cultural festival this month, he recalled how the stars aligned amid a g...

David Prestipino Feb 14, 2024
Vincent Council to vote on returning Noongar name to public park

The City of Vincent is set to vote Tuesday night on whether to change Banks Reserve back to its original First Nations name – Warndoolier.  The city undertook extensive consultati...

Brendan Foster Feb 13, 2024
Spartan First Imaging, Australia's first Indigenous medical imaging service, aims to close the health gap

Spartan First and TeleMed Health Services have announced the establishment of Spartan First Imaging (SFI), Australia's first Indigenous medical imaging service (radiology & nuclear...

Giovanni Torre Feb 12, 2024
No air conditioning in Unit 18 "isn't a major issue" Minister claims as Perth hits 40 degrees

The WA Police Minister Paul Papalia has defended the lack of air-conditioning in the notorious Unit 18 at Casuarina Prison as a heatwave hits the state. The WA government has com...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 9, 2024
Detectives return to Broome, ex-Bishop's home searched

Child abuse squad detectives have travelled to a popular holiday town as part of an investigation into historic sex offences.  Police have searched the Western Australian home of...

Aaron Bunch Feb 9, 2024
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