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How Indigenous rangers worked with police to ease tensions in Kalgoorlie during Elijah Doughty trial - ABC Online


ABC Online

How Indigenous rangers worked with police to ease tensions in Kalgoorlie during Elijah Doughty trial
ABC Online
And walking through the crowd, a link between members of what has been called one of Australia's most divided communities, were the Goldfields Land and Sea Council's (GLSC) Rangers: young Aboriginal men who put their hand up to help keep the peace.

Why the remote APY Lands dominate the Australian art scene - ABC Online


ABC Online

Why the remote APY Lands dominate the Australian art scene
ABC Online
The centre of Australia's contemporary art scene isn't the wharves of Sydney Harbour or an alleyway in Melbourne: it's a handful of tiny art centres in remote Indigenous communities in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands of South ...

Why the remote APY Lands dominate the Australian art scene - ABC Online


ABC Online

Why the remote APY Lands dominate the Australian art scene
ABC Online
The centre of Australia's contemporary art scene isn't the wharves of Sydney Harbour or an alleyway in Melbourne: it's a handful of tiny art centres in remote Indigenous communities in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands of South ...

Australia Day: Hobart Mayor lashes 'pale, male and stale' councillors over date change vote - ABC Online


ABC Online

Australia Day: Hobart Mayor lashes 'pale, male and stale' councillors over date change vote
ABC Online
... over their 60s … certainly I don't think local government is as representative as I'd like it to be with some of the modern thinking around such issues as marriage equality and changing to be more inclusive for Australia Day and Aboriginal people ...

Aussie NBA superstar Patty Mills talks pre-game rituals, Australian basketball and sledging - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Aussie NBA superstar Patty Mills talks pre-game rituals, Australian basketball and sledging
NEWS.com.au
The 28-year-old point guard for the San Antonio Spurs is the only indigenous Australian in history to have an NBA title to his name. He's also just become very, very rich. The Canberra-born superstar just signed a $50 million four-year contract ...
Patty Mills relishing basketball's growth in Australia as he helps promote 2018 Commonwealth GamesSporting News

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Councils join to forge reconciliation plan - The West Australian


The West Australian

Councils join to forge reconciliation plan
The West Australian
The partnership's steering committee suggested that a regional plan could reduce duplication of consultation with indigenous groups in the Bunbury Geographe Region as they are spread across local government boundaries and therefore result in a more ...

Justice 'grossly unequal' for Aboriginal people: judge - National Indigenous Times


Justice 'grossly unequal' for Aboriginal people: judge
National Indigenous Times
The Chief Justice of Western Australia — a state where Aboriginal people are imprisoned at a higher rate than anywhere else in Australia — says there's no doubt Aboriginal people are disadvantaged within the justice system. Chief Justice Wayne Martin ...

Justice 'grossly unequal' for Aboriginal people: judge - National Indigenous Times


Justice 'grossly unequal' for Aboriginal people: judge
National Indigenous Times
The Chief Justice of Western Australia — a state where Aboriginal people are imprisoned at a higher rate than anywhere else in Australia — says there's no doubt Aboriginal people are disadvantaged within the justice system. Chief Justice Wayne Martin ...

Holmes a Court shares exclusive artworks - National Indigenous Times


Holmes a Court shares exclusive artworks
National Indigenous Times
The paintings and sculptures come from the collection of West Australian businesswoman and philanthropist Janet Holmes a Court, who travelled to Brisbane for the exhibition's opening on Friday. Ms Holmes a Court began collecting work by Aboriginal ...

Kris keeps his eye on the prize - National Indigenous Times


National Indigenous Times

Kris keeps his eye on the prize
National Indigenous Times
Dr Kris Rallah Baker surgery at Royal Darwin Hospital. Dr Baker is Australian's first indigenous eye doctor set to become an opthlamologist next year. As a straight 'A' student in high school, Kris Rallah-Baker wisely chose to ignore the people who ...

Kris keeps his eye on the prize - National Indigenous Times


National Indigenous Times

Kris keeps his eye on the prize
National Indigenous Times
Dr Kris Rallah Baker surgery at Royal Darwin Hospital. Dr Baker is Australian's first indigenous eye doctor set to become an opthlamologist next year. As a straight 'A' student in high school, Kris Rallah-Baker wisely chose to ignore the people who ...

When the Sky Fell: Legacies of the 1967 Referendum - ArtsHub (subscription)


ArtsHub (subscription)

When the Sky Fell: Legacies of the 1967 Referendum
ArtsHub (subscription)
The topic was the removal of two clauses within the Australian Constitution that were discriminatory towards Indigenous Australians. One, I believe, was about members of this ancient culture no longer being classed as fauna. Did I say this was only ...

Grassroots dissent derails referendum report - National Indigenous Times


National Indigenous Times

Grassroots dissent derails referendum report
National Indigenous Times
The Referendum Council's final report recommended the Australian Constitution be amended to allow for a representative body that gives Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations people a voice to the Federal Parliament. It also recommended ...

Patty Mills ready for NBA future at San Antonio Spurs as he launches book tour - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Patty Mills ready for NBA future at San Antonio Spurs as he launches book tour
The Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra basketball star Patty Mills admits he's "still pinching myself" after signing a $65 million deal in the NBA, joking: "I'm just a little indigenous boy who likes to dance". But the San Antonio Spurs point guard wants to use his profile to ...
Patty Mills talks about influence of fellow 2018 Commonwealth Games ambassador Cathy FreemanFox Sports

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Indigenous clan takes land council to court over $29m in claimed losses from Muckaty Station debacle - Crikey (registration)


Crikey (registration)

Indigenous clan takes land council to court over $29m in claimed losses from Muckaty Station debacle
Crikey (registration)
Old wounds will be re-opened in the Federal Court after disgruntled Aboriginal Australians filed an action against the Northern Land Council for allegedly losing them large sums of money after canning the Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump proposal.

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North Korea able to launch nuclear strike on Australia as early as 2018 - The Australian


The Australian

North Korea able to launch nuclear strike on Australia as early as 2018
The Australian
In July 4, Mr Kim launched his country's first missile with the range to strike the US state of Alaska and northern Australia. The US intelligence assessment shows that the US now believes North Korea is closer than previously thought to having the ...

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Dr G Yunupingu: Australia's most prominent Indigenous musician dies aged 46 - ABC Online


ABC Online

Dr G Yunupingu: Australia's most prominent Indigenous musician dies aged 46
ABC Online
Australia's most prominent Indigenous music artist Dr G Yunupingu has died aged 46 and is being mourned by family and friends as a "genius and wonderful human being". The singer — from the remote community of Galiwin'ku on Elcho Island, 500 ...
Singer Yunupingu dies aged 46The Australian
Iconic Aboriginal singer Dr G Yunupingu dies aged 46NEWS.com.au
Indigenous musician G Yunupingu dies aged 46: 'Voice of a generation'The Sydney Morning Herald

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Dr G Yunupingu: Australia's most prominent Indigenous musician dies aged 46 - ABC Online


ABC Online

Dr G Yunupingu: Australia's most prominent Indigenous musician dies aged 46
ABC Online
Australia's most prominent Indigenous music artist Dr G Yunupingu has died aged 46 and is being mourned by family and friends as a "genius and wonderful human being". The singer — from the remote community of Galiwin'ku on Elcho Island, 500 ...
Indigenous musician G Yunupingu dies aged 46: 'Voice of a generation'The Sydney Morning Herald
Singer Yunupingu dies aged 46The Australian
Iconic Aboriginal singer Dr G Yunupingu dies aged 46NEWS.com.au
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Singer Yunupingu dies aged 46 - The Australian


The Australian

Singer Yunupingu dies aged 46
The Australian
World famous blind Aboriginal singer Dr G. Yunupingu passed away in Darwin yesterday. The Australian has confirmed Dr Yunupingu ... “Dr G. Yunpingu is remembered today as one of the most important figures in Australian music history, blind from birth ...
Iconic Aboriginal singer Dr G Yunupingu dies aged 46NEWS.com.au

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Put nation first, Marcia Langton tells indigenous MPs - The Australian


The Australian

Put nation first, Marcia Langton tells indigenous MPs
The Australian
The follow-up declaration, from a meeting convened in Sydney on Monday by indigenous social justice commissioner June Oscar and Reconciliation Australia co-chairman Tom Calma, called for “the leadership of this country to support the Referendum ...

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