Just one week away from making history

June 13, 2018

Victoria is set to continue to make Australian history next week when key legislation in its move towards a treaty is expected to reach the Upper House of State Parliament. The state’s move has made […]

Ramone lines up new soccer league

June 13, 2018

A new national Indigenous football league is kicking off in Queensland and organisers hope it will discover Australia’s answer to legendary international players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The first Australian Indigenous Football […]

Jogging Jessica gees up inactive mums

June 13, 2018

Gunditjmara woman Jessica Lovett-Murray is smashing the guilt many mums feel about making time to be active in a new television campaign designed to motivate and inspire women in Victoria. Lovett-Murray, 30, is one of […]

Deadly virus sparks meeting in Alice

May 30, 2018

Representatives of Aboriginal community-controlled health services in Central Australia, Alice Springs Hospital and key research groups will meet in August as an $8 million taskforce is launched to tackle the potentially deadly HTLV-1 virus in […]

Kings Cross, kitsch and coming home

May 30, 2018

Artist Tony Albert had just moved to Sydney from Brisbane six years ago when police officers shot and wounded two Aboriginal teenagers who were driving a stolen car in Kings Cross. The shooting took place […]

Meet Deeks’ next crop of stayers

May 30, 2018

A new 12-person squad of Indigenous runners has been chosen to tackle this year’s New York Marathon as the Federal Government announced it will invest another $3 million in Robert de Castella’s Indigenous Marathon Project. […]

KLC says ‘start again’ with Heritage Act

May 30, 2018

The Kimberley Land Council in Western Australia’s north has called for a complete overhaul of the state’s Aboriginal Heritage Act as a government review of the legislation begins in the region. KLC acting chief executive […]

‘Cowboy without a horse’ takes aim again

May 16, 2018

Seventies television detective Kojak had his lollypop. Another classic TV detective Colombo had his rumpled beige raincoat. And ’80s TV private eye Magnum had his colourful Hawaiian shirts. Actor Aaron Pedersen’s outback detective, Jay Swan, […]

Trailblazing Gail is the nation’s top nurse

May 16, 2018

Gail Yarran, a Ballardong and Wadjuk woman from Quairading in Western Australia, is Australia’s top nurse. Ms Yarran has taken out the HESTA Nursing and Midwifery Award for 2018 Nurse of the Year. The HESTA […]

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