Torres Strait Islander

Indigenous community condemns Australia Day play by satirist Jonathan Biggins

Members of the Indigenous community in the New South Wales and Victoria border towns of Albury and Wodonga have condemned a local theatre company's …

Entertainment (Australia)

Charity officer who took $1.3m penalised

The former finance officer of a charitable corporation that provides affordable housing to Aboriginal people in regional WA has been ordered to pay …

U.S. Federal Courts

ACT Minister seeks advice from artists

<i>Image: Shutterstock</i><p>Expressions of interest are currently sought from members of the ACT art sector, for a new advisory body which will help inform …

Communication Skills

'There are four flag poles': Sharkie pushes for Indigenous flags to be flown in parliament

Rebekha Sharkie will get to work on a motion calling for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags to be flown alongside the Australian flag in …

Australia

Scullion says Labor plan to compensate Stolen Generations impractical

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has dismissed Labor's plan to compensate members of the Stolen Generations as policy 'done on the run of …

Indigenous Australians

QANTAS RELEASES VIDEO TO CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF AUSTRALIA

Qantas has joined with its partners – including sports teams, Olympians and Paralympians, and leaders in the arts – in a new video celebrating the …

Australia

Major $716,000 grant to fund research into mental health needs of Indigenous LGBTI youth

"We know that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, being young, and being LGBTI are all risk factors for poor mental health and suicide - but …

Mental Health

Muslim AFL footballers join in coin toss solidarity against Senator Fraser Anning

Two of the AFL’s highest-profile Muslim players will meet in the middle of the MCG tonight in a gesture of unity.<p>Richmond’s Bachar Houli and …

Indigenous Australians

Visiting Mabo's grave should be 'a rite of passage', Governor-General says

Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, alongside Lady Cosgrove, laid wreaths at the grave on Murray Island (Mer) during a three-day visit to the Torres …

Australia

UQ law students win Indigenous mooting contest

Teamwork, advocacy and sharp legal minds have guided three University of Queensland law students to victory at the fourth annual Aboriginal and …

Torres Strait Islanders

Activists teaching Australian Aboriginals to protect themselves by recording their interactions with law enforcement

Smartphone video footage of police brutality being exercised against black Americans and other ethnic minorities living their lives within the …

Torres Strait Islanders

Question Time in federal parliament

WHAT WE LEARNED<p>* Labor is happy for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags to fly alongside the national flag in the House of …

Australia

NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #Racism Debate #itstopswithme : Download @AusHumanRights Report, Anti-Racism in 2018 and Beyond : “Aboriginal people experience racism in systemic and institutional ways “

<i>“The causes of racism are multiple. It can be caused not just by ignorance but also by arrogance; it can be caused by malice as well as by lazy</i> …

Indigenous Australians

Aboriginal traditions describe the complex motions of planets, the 'wandering stars' of the sky

<i>Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this story may contain images and voices of people who have died.</i><p>The five planets we …

Australia

NACCHO Aboriginal Health and the #StolenGeneration : Download #ActionPlanForHealing @AIHW and @HealingOurWay Report that has uncovered an alarming and disproportionate level of #StolenGenerations disadvantage

“<i>We now know that around 17,000 members of the Stolen Generations are living across Australia today and that they experience higher levels of</i> …

Indigenous Australians

Jobs

<b>Classification:</b> Professor (Level E1)<b><br>Salary package:</b> $174,814 plus 17% superannuation<b><br>Term:</b> Full time, Continuing<p>Position overview<p>The ANU Centre for …

Australian Universities

Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Games Go Hi-Tech With The First Indigenous Game Jam

Using the kulap seed (also known as the matchbox bean or QLD Bean), Kulap is a game that has been played forever on the Torres Strait Islands. Now, …

Crime

NACCHO Aboriginal Health #ACCHO Deadly Good News stories : From #NT #QLD #NSW #VIC #WA Features New Optimal Care Pathway for our mob with cancer provides principles & guidance to ensure that #cancer care is culturally safe and responsive @CancerAustralia

<b>1.VIC : Melanie Hill Lane Aboriginal Health Worker and Cancer Survior from MDAS ACCHO Kerang has been part of developing Australia’s first Indigenous</b> …

Indigenous Australians

NACCHO Aboriginal Health #ACCHO Job Opportunities #Doctors wanted #Rural and Remote Plus #NT@AMSANTaus @MiwatjHealth @CAACongress #NSW @ahmrc #QLD @ATSICHSBris @DeadlyChoices @IUIH_ @Apunipima #VIC @NATSIHWA #Aboriginal Health Workers @IAHA_National Allied Health @CATSINaM #Nursing

<b>This weeks #ACCHO #Jobalerts</b><p><b>Please note : Before completing a job application please check with the ACCHO that the job is still open</b><p><b>1.1 ACCHO Job/s</b> …

Indigenous Australians

Bombers to house Indigenous hall of fame

AFL club Essendon are determined to house the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sports hall of fame at their Tullamarine headquarters. Despite …

Hall of Fame

'You can’t rip off your own people': Anger at Indigenous model search

The talent search, promoted by Indigenous Connections director Sharlette Townsend, who identifies as Aboriginal, had already held a series of smaller …

Australia

'Why are you putting our flag on your ugly bag?' Mimco under fire from Aboriginal activists for their handbag featuring a very familiar design

Australian designer brand MIMCO has come under fire for a new range of products featuring designs resembling the Aboriginal flag.<p>The bag, which is …

Australian News

Ethics and Leadership in Volunteering

The Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Program (VCLP) is a flagship program launched in 2016 that provides University of Tasmania students with the …

Australian Universities

Extent of Stolen Generations' woes exposed in new report

Stolen Generation members and their descendants suffer much greater levels of health, social and economic disadvantage than Indigenous people who …

Aboriginal Australians

UC scholarship recipient sets sights on shared sovereignty

Suzanne Lazaroo<p>14 August 2018: Fred Leftwich is driven by justice.<p>It motivated him throughout a 27-year career in the Australian Public Service, then …

Australian Universities

NACCHO Aboriginal Hearing Health : #OMOZ2018 Ear Health Project Officers will spearhead a new $7.9 million #HearingforLearning program to fight hearing loss among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childre

“<i>Hearing for Learning aims to dramatically lift the capacity for communities to identify ear disease within the first few months of life.</i><p><i>Infants</i> …

Indigenous Australians

Sharks still smarting from Cowboys' 'dirty tactics' sledge

Loading<p>“I guess everyone is trying to copy how to wrestle and slow up the game, because the game is that fast,” Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita said at …

Sport (Australia)

Indigenous Australians Use Tech to Expose Police Abuse

PERTH, Australia — In one video, a black prisoner screams “I can’t breathe” 12 times as he is pinned down by a group of guards. In another, a police car swerves to run down a black teenager. As the young man has a seizure in the street, the officers handcuff him rather than offer first aid.<p>Though …

World News

BWM Dentsu tackles Indigenous under representation in creative industry

Partner at Cox Inall Ridgeway, Aden Ridgeway<p>BWM Dentsu is addressing the under representation of Indigenous Australians in the creative industry with …

Torres Strait Islanders

Centre for aphasia gets green light

The Centre will focus on aphasia - a devastating communication disability that affects one third of people after stroke, as well as many living with …

Cancer