Aboriginal women; Proud, strong and beautiful

July 25, 2018

Aboriginal women have a message for South African comedian Trevor Noah — we’ve got inner and outer beauty in spades. Noah, best known for hosting the satirical American news program The Daily Show on US […]

Report reveals toddlers hit hard by anaemia

July 11, 2018

A new study has found that half of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants who took part were anaemic. The study by researchers from the Fred Hollows Foundation, Queensland Health, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services and […]

Eye expert breaks down unseen barriers

June 26, 2018

Kristopher Rallah-Baker has become Australia’s first Indigenous ophthalmologist after the formally completing his training. The Queensland doctor has been based with Lions Outback Vision — the outreach arm of the Lions Eye Institute in Western […]

Jody dishes up culture through cuisine

June 13, 2018

Cooking and bush foods guru Jody Orcher will be one of the star attractions at a new mini-festival at the Sydney Opera House. The Ularai/Barkandji woman from Brewarrina in north-west New South Wales is renowned […]

Alberts re-imagines her provocative play

May 30, 2018

It will be the first time Larrakia actor and playwright Jada Alberts — a rising star of Indigenous theatre and screen — has directed her own work when her play Brothers Wreck opens first in […]

Holt takes up reins of Indigenous strategy

May 16, 2018

Macquarie University in New South Wales has appointed Dr Leanne Holt as its first Pro Vice Chancellor for Indigenous Strategy. Dr Holt is a Worimin woman, with further family connections to Biripai country, and has […]

Traditional stories putting kids to sleep

May 2, 2018

Bedtime cultural stories for children filmed in remote communities across Australia are a new addition to the program line-up for Alice Springs-based Indigenous Community Television. Our Bedtime Stories are told in language using traditional storytelling […]

Exclusive extract reveals war stories

April 18, 2018

Heavily outnumbered and in jungle conditions, Aboriginal servicemen were among Australian troops who fought a guerrilla war against the Viet Cong in the Vietnam War. Their memories and history are part of the new book, […]

Time to change the narrative: Oscar

April 4, 2018

Aboriginal, legal and human rights organisations have called on the federal, state and territory governments to adopt the blueprint for change set down by the Australian Law Reform Commission’s report on Indigenous incarceration. Aboriginal and […]

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