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 […]

Music’s big guns set to ignite Karijini

March 21, 2018

Some of Australia’s biggest Aboriginal music stars will take to the red gorges of Karijini next month. Archie Roach, Deborah Cheetham and Gina Williams will be among the line-up at the sixth annual Karijini Experience, […]

20th Garma will embrace honesty, hope

March 7, 2018

Truth-telling will be at the centre of discussions at the Garma Key Forum in north-east Arnhem Land this year. The Yothu Yindi Foundation said the official theme for the 20th annual Garma would be ‘Yuwalk […]

Closing the Gap still a distant dream

February 21, 2018

After a decade of government initiatives, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are still struggling to find work, dying younger and their children are still falling behind when it comes to attending school. The annual […]

‘Reconciliation is our responsibility’: Thurston

February 7, 2018

Rugby league champion Johnathan Thurston has urged Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to show respect for each other. “I believe it’s everyone’s responsibility to develop respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, to support reconciliation and […]

Stars set to shine over WA quarry

January 24, 2018

“I think all First Nations people have some connection to the Milky Way,” says Northern Territory Indigenous choreographer Gary Lang. Lang is currently in Perth where members of his NT Dance Company are working with […]

Baby steps: the year that was for Indig Oz

December 19, 2017

From Australia Day rebellion to Native Title turmoil and disappointment over stalled Constitutional reform, 2017 wasn’t for the faint hearted. Here we look at the year’s 10 defining moments for Indigenous Australia … #1  The […]

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