Our show must go on: Fremantle

January 12, 2018

Fremantle, the West Australian port city that became the nation’s first to cancel Australia Day, is unrepentant as it moves into its second year without the celebration. Mayor Brad Pettit said the Fremantle council wasn’t […]

‘We don’t even have a plan’: Solonec

January 12, 2018

OPINION – EXCLUSIVE  By Tammy Solonec* In October last year, Australia was voted onto the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the first time – for a three-year term. On the face of it, this […]

It’s an F-minus for Indigenous rights

January 12, 2018

The Northern Territory came bottom of the class, while New South Wales also flunked, but Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory got top marks. They’re the results by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, which […]

Cape York’s little community that could

January 12, 2018

The little Cape York Indigenous community of Wujal Wujal has become the first town in Australia to launch a private wireless network that gives residents access to a range of free telecommunication services, even during […]

Aspiring Izayah inspects his future

January 12, 2018

High school student Izayah Davies has been inspired to follow his dreams to study medicine after meeting Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt at an Indigenous summer school at Canberra’s Australian National University. Izayah, a young […]

Native Title win may set new precedent

December 20, 2017

Traditional owners of the Mount Jowlaenga area in Western Australia’s Kimberley have won a landmark court battle with miner Sheffield Resources over one of the biggest mineral sands deposits to be discovered in three decades. […]

EXCLUSIVE: 2018 will be our year, says Gordon

December 19, 2017

OPINION Another year draws to an end. Like all years prior, it has been one step forward, two steps back with the very occasional unimpeded step forward. Our struggle has not been much different in 2017 than it has been since Cook landed up on Cape York 247 years ago. Ours has […]

New policy chips away at WA contracts

December 19, 2017

Western Australia is moving to increase the economic participation of Aboriginal people in the state with its first Aboriginal Procurement Policy. WA Finance and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt, who became Australia’s first Indigenous treasurer […]

Rhoda has NYE Welcome covered

December 19, 2017

An animation of a man and his grandson’s journey along the rivers of the Eora Nation will come to life on the pylons of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as part of the city’s New Year’s […]

We’re all about this Aboriginal Alice

December 19, 2017

The giant Sydney Festival (Jan 6-28) will help kick off the New Year with nearly 140 events by 700 artists from 22 countries. Here are just some of the shows by Indigenous performers: My Urrwai. […]

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