As we approach Australia Day it’s wise to remember Australia’s history can’t be forgotten, erased or moved. And you don’t move national days that mean so much to so many for different reasons.
Short-stay accommodation and full-time Aboriginal liaison officers at Kalgoorlie Health Campus could have prevented the death of a 16-year-old girl on Christmas Day 2016.
To boost Indigenous voices at the local government level, the Manjimup Shire voted to create a reconciliation action advisory committee at the last ordinary council meeting of 2021.
Indigenous children taken by Canadian authorities from their families and deprived of services are to be compensated in a $43.5 billion agreement.
Anna Mehler Paperny and Ismail Shakil
The Federal Government is splashing millions of dollars to help reduce the smoking rates in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across the country.
Historic changes were made this year to the State’s protections of Aboriginal cultural heritage, but the new laws largely failed to meet the expectations of First Nations people.
The campaign to end the bacterial eye infection trachoma in remote WA communities has expanded to other potentially fatal diseases.
The Wirrpanda Foundation has solidified the start of a new era by changing its name to the Waalitj Foundation.
First Nations leaders and native title groups have lined up to condemn the McGowan Government’s new Aboriginal cultural heritage laws.
Reconciliation Australia says they were disappointed to find out about Telstra's $50 million penalty for unconscionable conduct via the media.
Aboriginal Traditional Owners say they will continue to hold the State Government to account after contentious laws removing their right to appeal against the destruction of heritage sites passed Parliament.
Danielle Le Messurier
The West Australian government's contentious Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill has passed the upper house and will now go to Government House for royal assent.
Wastewater from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands will be tested for COVID-19 after the virus was detected in wastewater at South Australian Aboriginal communities near the WA border.
New laws that remove the rights of Traditional Owners to appeal against the destruction of Aboriginal heritage sites “is an act of substantive racial discrimination”, says the peak body for lawyers in WA.
A council in Melbourne's inner north will next year begin finding a new name after learning it was named after a Jamaican slave estate.
The chair of a parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of 46,000-year-old Indigenous rock shelters has criticised legislation meant to prevent repeat events.
Instead of talking about the people of the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, we need to start talking to them.
The McGowan Government must show it cares about the kids in Banksia Hill Detention Centre.
The Morrison Government claims it is “factually incorrect” to say people from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands are being placed on the cashless debit card, despite long-term Warburton residents possessing the card.
Aboriginal communities on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands are pushing to raise their COVID-19 vaccination rates, in response to recent outbreaks in communities in the Northern Territory.
Too few top companies adequately explain their interactions with First Nations people, with investors left exposed to financial risk, a new report suggests.
Victoria has reported its first COVID-related deaths of Aboriginal community members, a woman in her 60s and a man in his 70s.
Greater representation of Indigenous Australians on company boards and as business owners is at the centre of a new government plan to boost jobs and skills.
TV legend Ernie Dingo has lashed out at a hostile crowd in WA’s north during his paid tour to promote COVID-19 vaccinations in the State’s Indigenous communities.
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