It would be incredibly sad if the next reason why people are forced off their country … will be because we can’t access enough water to dialyse people. Sarah Brown As Australia endures another heatwave,
Josie Douglas sits on a verandah overlooking a ridge of red rocks and earth, scrubby with saltbush and spinifex near the centre of Alice Springs. It’s late afternoon and only 31C – a reprieve from a run
Did you know that there were state-sanctioned massacres of Indigenous people as recently as 1928? These stories, and many more, have been hidden and denied for generations, but that’s beginning to change.
How difficult is it to get justice? This episode follows the family of David Dungay Jr, a 26-year-old Dunghutti man who died in Sydney’s Long Bay jail in late 2015, as they grapple with his death in custody
The frontier massacres would be so much easier to face if we hadn’t realised back then what they meant. But we did We’re only human. We hang on to lies that comfort us. A big consoling lie that still around
Forced to build their own pyres: dozens more Aboriginal massacres revealed in Killing Times research
Aboriginal people were forced to collect wood for their own pyres in at least four cases of mass killing in Western Australia, a practice that was still happening as late as 1926, new research reveals.
What’s a day’s disruption compared to the total annihilation of the planet? What’s wrong with you people? For the Gunditjmara people of south-west Victoria, the kneeangar – what white Australians call
Exclusive: Labor senator Pat Dodson says PM’s failure to show up to climb closure celebrations demonstrates his ‘shallowness’ Labor senator Pat Dodson has blasted the prime minister for his absence at
Senior women prepare for Sunday’s official ceremony, when they will celebrate the culture of an ancient past – and share it with the next generation Rene Kulitja and Elsie Taylor are braiding headbands
It was an eerily quiet morning at the Anangu sacred site after the hubbub of the past several months As the sun rose over Uluru this morning, on the first day since Anangu closed the climb, traditional
Indigenous Australians watch tourists make last climbs after years of asking for closure Australian Indigenous traditional owners have watched tourists climb over their sacred rock Uluru for the final
Exclusive: 17 more people have died since August 2018, when analysis revealed 407 deaths since the end of 1991 royal commission Indigenous deaths in custody have worsened in the 12 months since Guardian
Chris Bowen says this is a national crisis and parliament must hold the government to account Labor’s health spokesman has called into question the government’s progress in tackling HTLV-1 in Aboriginal
Labor senator says he wants to work with Ken Wyatt to address these ‘systemic and seminal issues’ in government’s first term There is no reason the Morrison government cannot move to create a voice to
One of the few survivors told the assistant protector of Aborigines the white men came on horseback and began firing One day at dawn in early 1839, Frederick Taylor and a number of other armed white men
Oombulgurri in the Kimberley remains a place of great pain and darkness almost a century on from the Forrest River killings Located on the banks of east Kimberley’s Forrest River, with a scenic cliff at
It took 169 years for a South Australian massacre to be acknowledged but a memorial has at last eased some of the pain for the Wirangu people Elliston on the coast of South Australia is a small town carrying
Responding to Guardian Australia’s Killing Times project, campaigners and MPs say Makarrata process can pave way for proper treaty Australia needs to embark on a journey of truth telling about its past
The Balderstones’ house is just steps from a humble waterway where up to 150 Gunaikurnai people were mowed down, turning the water ‘red with blood’ Elizabeth Balderstone leads a lifestyle that many city
Rather than engendering guilt, the focus should be on healing historical wounds threatening the nation’s future In 1895 John Kelly killed by poison six Gumbaynggir people near Bellingen in New South Wales.
Dr Trevor Ma tells death in custody inquiry it was a frantic situation where everyone wanted to do what they could David Dungay Jnr did not need to be moved to another cell because there was no medical