Indigenous Australians

Australia is not a multicultural country

Every now and then you see something that is intended to be unifying along the lines of “Everyone except Indigenous people came here as …


Kimberley family speaks about teenage girl's suicide so she doesn't become 'another nameless statistic'

<b>Warning: This story contains the name and images of an Indigenous person who has died.</b><p>Sixteen-year-old Alexsandra Hall loved her friends, family and …

Mental Health

Aboriginal rangers key to reining in massive fires burning 'out of sight' across the country every year

In the heart of Western Australia, far from the big cities or even the smaller towns, massive wildfires burn across the deserts in the warmer …

Indigenous Peoples

Daniel James: Lidia Thorpe, Member for Northcote

On paper, it would seem unlikely that a kid that grew up on a housing commission estate, left school at 14 and who has a deep rooted disdain for pomp …

Indigenous Peoples

NACCHO Aboriginal Health #ClosetheGap TV : Minister @KenWyattMP announces New $3.4 million Digital Aboriginal Health Television @TonicHealth_AU Network to Help in Closing The Gap

“ <i>We are aiming to start the rollout in October, with the Aboriginal Health TV Network expected to reach up to 1.2 million people each month in</i> …

Indigenous Peoples

Turnbull heckled as he becomes first PM to visit Tennant Creek in decades

Malcolm Turnbull says it is vital all levels of government work together to improve child safety in remote Northern Territory communities.<p>Turnbull arrived in Tennant Creek on Sunday, on the first visit to the region by a prime minister since Malcolm Fraser in 1982.<p>On arrival he was given a welcome …

Australian News

Turnbull promises a better life in Tennant

Indigenous Peoples

Alcohol is to blame in Tennant Creek: Nigel Scullion

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion says Tennant Creek has vastly improved due to new services such as night patrol, support from the NT …

Australian News

Tennant Creek training program inspires PM

Bonita Thompson walks about six kilometres in the blistering Northern Territory heat to get to work.<p>The grandmother of nine with a 10th on the way …


Download our submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee : NACCHO is strongly opposed to the current cashless debit card trials as well as any proposal to expand.

<i>” NACCHO is strongly opposed to the current cashless debit card trials as well as any proposal to expand. We also note that Aboriginal people are</i> …

Health Care

Help Heissy's Run for Reading make a difference

My Story<p>Yiradhu marang (good day) -<p>Here I am again running in the Outback Marathon with #TeamEpic from the Epic Good Foundation.<p>Last year I ran the …

Gold Coast

Remote Indigenous community calls for permanent police presence

By Lucy Murray on AM<p>More Information<p>Featured:<br>Cameron Long, Alpurrurulam resident<br>Maxie Ray, Alpurrurulam elder<br>Jenny Mahoney, Alpurrurulam local …

Indigenous Peoples

Advertiser content hosted by the Guardian: 10 great things to do on the Fraser Coast | The Guardian

The Fraser Coast, which, along with its neighbour the Sunshine Coast makes up Australia’s Nature Coast, is the home of big natural experiences<p>Here, you can stand dwarfed by centuries-old trees with three-metre girths in the rainforest of world heritage-listed Fraser Island, paddle in cool perched …


Coming Up At The Wayland Free Library

Libraries Rock! program, music, puppets and so much more. Here's a look at what's coming up at the Wayland Free Library.<p>WAYLAND, MA—What's going on …


PM to visit NT town at the centre of child abuse report

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s visit to Tennant Creek follows the shocking alleged sexual assault of a toddler in the town earlier this year.

Northern Territory

Last Survivor of Uncontacted Tribe, 'Man of the Hole' Is Spotted in the Amazon

An isolated man believed to be the only surviving member of his tribe has been spotted in the Brazilian Amazon.<p>FUNAI, Brazil's indigenous affairs …

Amazon Rainforest

Nursing conferences are creating waves on Twitter, but what about the wider media landscape?

Introduction by Croakey: Nurses and midwives have been owning the Twitterverse this week, with two big international conferences – #WHOCC2018 and …

Indigenous Peoples

The influence of black American music on Australian Indigenous musicians

When Indigenous jazz and blues singer Georgia Lee approached the microphone to sing Strange Fruit at the Sydney Town Hall in 1948, she was …

Entertainment (Australia)

Salon in remote Indigenous community gives more than just hair cuts

At the washbasin of the first ever hair salon to open in the remote Aboriginal community of Santa Teresa in Central Australia, owner and hairdresser …

Indigenous Peoples

Australia's native dog may have arrived later than previously thought: study

Australia's native dog may have arrived later than previously thought: study<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-07-20 08:54:57<p>SYDNEY, July 20 (Xinhua) -- Often …


Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels

<b>Touring nationally</b><p>Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, NSW<p>17 Oct - 7 Dec 2014<p>Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW<p>7 Feb - 22 Mar 2015<p>Western Plains Cultural …

The Arts (Australia)

Cabinet shuffle results in a 'better setup' for the North, says N.W.T. MP

The Liberal government's recent cabinet shuffle is drawing praise from Northwest Territories MP Michael McLeod, who says he expects the change to …


Banks royal commission sticks to deadline

Banking royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne QC appears unlikely to request an extension of the one-year inquiry.

Financial Services

New UWA exhibition brings the Kimberley to Crawley

FROM the Kimberley to Crawley, Ngarinyin and Gija woman Vanessa Russ is telling the story of her family and a story of Australia.<p><i>Stockyards and</i> …

Perth, Australia

Boulia Camel Races: Remote Queensland's Melbourne Cup of camel racing

Remote Queensland's Melbourne Cup of camel racing<p>By Dilvin Yasa<br>20 July 2018<p>We’re in Boulia, a remote outback Queensland town near the Simpson Desert …

Indigenous Peoples

Labor politics with Jenny Macklin - Australian politics live

Australian politics,Labor party,Maternity & paternity rights,Indigenous Australians,Welfare in Australia,Australian economy,Australia news<p>As Jenny Macklin, Labor minister for families and social services, announces her retirement, Katharine Murphy discusses her 23 year-long career in politics. …


The Native Title Act, 20 years on

It's been two decades shaped by land rights revolution.<p><b>(Transcript from World News Radio)</b><p>The Native Title Act, introduced under the Keating Labor …

Land Rights

Cultural training and support needed for Aboriginal youth in detention

Victoria’s Justice Department has rejected claims detention centre guards receive “only a half-hour” of Aboriginal cultural training.<p>Media coverage …

Indigenous Peoples

Explainer: How Tasmania’s Aboriginal people reclaimed a language

Truganini’s death in Hobart in May 1876 attracted worldwide attention. She was widely, but wrongly, believed to have been the last Aboriginal person …


Native title system 'embeds racism', Australia's first Indigenous silk says

Australia’s first Indigenous silk, Tony McAvoy, says the native title system “embeds racism” and puts traditional owners under “duress” to approve mining developments or risk losing their land without compensation.<p>McAvoy, speaking at a forum in Brisbane on Monday night, said Indigenous people must …