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PM challenged to deliver indigenous voice, treaty - The Australian


The Australian

PM challenged to deliver indigenous voice, treaty
The Australian
Indigenous leaders called for a referendum to be put to the Australian people to provide “constitutional reforms to empower our people and take a rightful place in our own country”. The Uluru Statement from the Heart was being proclaimed as a ...
A historic reminder of Indigenous injustice in AustraliaThe Age
Culturally inclusive recruitment processes key to closing the gap for indigenous workersNEWS.com.au
'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heardABC Online
The Conversation AU -Wollondilly Advertiser -The Guardian
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A historic reminder of Indigenous injustice in Australia - The Age


The Age

A historic reminder of Indigenous injustice in Australia
The Age
As we mark the 50th anniversary of the referendum that gave the Commonwealth the power to make laws for Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders and finally recognised them in the census, the plight of Australia's Indigenous people remains perhaps the ...
'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heardABC Online
PM challenged to deliver indigenous voice, treatyThe Australian
Culturally inclusive recruitment processes key to closing the gap for indigenous workersNEWS.com.au
Wollondilly Advertiser -The Conversation AU -The Guardian
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STORY: AMOS AIKMAN | PRODUCER: OLIVIA CAISLEY | VIDEO: JAMES TINDALE - The Australian


STORY: AMOS AIKMAN | PRODUCER: OLIVIA CAISLEY | VIDEO: JAMES TINDALE
The Australian
Historical records said little about Aborigines at the various conferences and conventions that preceded federation. The resulting Australian Constitution of 1901 mentioned Aboriginal people only twice, on both occasions in ways that came to be viewed ...

The Laguntas: roaring success for Tigers and the Indigenous - The Age


The Age

The Laguntas: roaring success for Tigers and the Indigenous
The Age
We've even lined them up from darkest to lightest and explained we're all Indigenous Australians and the colour of our skin doesn't mean we are more indigenous than the next player." Tigers chief Brendon Gale said the all-Indigenous concept had ...

'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heard - ABC Online


ABC Online

'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heard
ABC Online
The doctrine of Terra Nullius — that this was an empty land free to be claimed by the British — has been overturned. That historic 1992 Mabo High Court decision led to recognition of Native Title, increasing the footprint of Aboriginal owned in land ...
Indigenous leaders call for treaty in Aboriginal reformThe Australian
Culturally inclusive recruitment processes key to closing the gap for indigenous workersNEWS.com.au
Twitter Launches Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Flag EmojisGizmodo Australia
Financial Times -Yahoo7 News -The Guardian
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'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heard - ABC Online


ABC Online

'We were never Australians back then': From being counted to being heard
ABC Online
Indigenous people were counted, now they are demanding to be heard. Indigenous leaders have been meeting this week at the spiritual heart of Australia — Uluru — to try to reach a consensus on the next phase of political reform. It is referred to ...
Culturally inclusive recruitment processes key to closing the gap for indigenous workersNEWS.com.au
Historic day for Indigenous AustraliansWollondilly Advertiser
Uluru talks: Indigenous Australians reject 'symbolic' recognition in favour of treatyThe Guardian
The Conversation AU -The Australian -InDaily
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'We do have an ancient history in Australia as well': NESA flags HSC changes - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

'We do have an ancient history in Australia as well': NESA flags HSC changes
The Sydney Morning Herald
Aboriginal Australians have been recognised in the constitution for 50 years, but they have been largely invisible in school syllabuses. For the first time next year, HSC students will learn about pre-1788 Aboriginal history in the same way they are ...

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Indigenous leaders call for treaty in Aboriginal reform - The Australian


The Australian

Indigenous leaders call for treaty in Aboriginal reform
The Australian
Referendum Council Co-Chair Pat Anderson says Aboriginal Australians must have a say in the government policies, programs and legislation that affect them. “At the moment we're locked out, we're powerless and voiceless in our own land,” she said.
Twitter Launches Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Flag EmojisGizmodo Australia
The three biggest myths of the 1967 referendumABC Online
Indigenous leaders reject recognitionYahoo7 News
Financial Times -The Guardian
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Week to honour first Australians - The Inverell Times


The Inverell Times

Week to honour first Australians
The Inverell Times
NEXT week marks the beginning of Reconciliation Week in Australia – a week to celebrate and strengthen the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people and other Australians. To honour the occasion, two free community events will be ...

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Indigenous Round, Nathan Drummond, mother, Leonie, Aboriginal history, AFL Round 10 - Fox Sports


Fox Sports

Indigenous Round, Nathan Drummond, mother, Leonie, Aboriginal history, AFL Round 10
Fox Sports
Leonie told the Tigers about how, back in 1938, William Cooper organised a “Day of Mourning'' – a protest by Aborigines (focused in central Sydney) — on Australia Day and the 150th anniversary of the First Fleet's landing. Contentious in some circles ...

Indigenous Round, Nathan Drummond, mother, Leonie, Aboriginal history, AFL Round 10 - Fox Sports


Fox Sports

Indigenous Round, Nathan Drummond, mother, Leonie, Aboriginal history, AFL Round 10
Fox Sports
Leonie Drummond's explanation of William Cooper's Australia Day protest prompted one player, Steven Morris, to probe further on the question of how indigenous people felt about Australia Day. “I think I did say it's an individual's feeling, (that) I ...

Should the Aboriginal flag be flown during Anzac Day services? - ABC Online


ABC Online

Should the Aboriginal flag be flown during Anzac Day services?
ABC Online
The Australian Aboriginal flag could be flown at Anzac Day services in the future, pending the outcome of a protocol review by the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL). RSLWA president Peter Aspinall placed flag protocol on the RSL national ...

Calls to extend alcohol sale ban to Aboriginal people at remote roadhouses in central Australia - ABC Online


ABC Online

Calls to extend alcohol sale ban to Aboriginal people at remote roadhouses in central Australia
ABC Online
More and more alcohol is being illegally trafficked into the Aboriginal communities of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Lands in central Australia, an area that is officially 'dry'. The NPY Women's Council wants to see sales of ...

Twitter Launches Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Flag Emojis - Gizmodo Australia


ABC Online

Twitter Launches Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Flag Emojis
Gizmodo Australia
The move comes as Australians recognise the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1967 referendum, National Sorry Day, and celebrate the beginning of the AFL Indigenous round. This emoji is a global first for Twitter. "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...
The three biggest myths of the 1967 referendumABC Online
Dozens of aboriginal Australians walk out of meeting on their futureArab News
Vital Voices Are Missing In The Discussion To Reduce Indigenous Suicide RatesHuffington Post Australia
The Guardian -MuMbrella -The Conversation AU
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Indigenous players didn't invent Australian rules - but they made it their own - InDaily


Indigenous players didn't invent Australian rules - but they made it their own
InDaily
It would be wonderful if there was a connection between the Indigenous games of ball and football – like marngrook and pando – and the codified game now known as Australian rules. But, despite several attempts since the suggestion was first raised, no ...

Historic day for Indigenous Australians - Wollondilly Advertiser


Wollondilly Advertiser

Historic day for Indigenous Australians
Wollondilly Advertiser
On Saturday, it will be 50 years to the day since Aboriginals were officially “recognised” as Australian citizens. On May 27, 1967, Australia went to the polls for a referendum which would allow Aboriginal people to be counted in the census. The simple ...

Historic day for Indigenous Australians - Wollondilly Advertiser


Wollondilly Advertiser

Historic day for Indigenous Australians
Wollondilly Advertiser
On Saturday, it will be 50 years to the day since Aboriginals were officially “recognised” as Australian citizens. On May 27, 1967, Australia went to the polls for a referendum which would allow Aboriginal people to be counted in the census. The simple ...

Goodes, O'Loughlin delivering game-changing scholarships to young Indigenous Aussies - ABC Online


ABC Online

Goodes, O'Loughlin delivering game-changing scholarships to young Indigenous Aussies
ABC Online
The foundation started in 2009 as former Sydney Swans team-mates Adam Goodes and Michael O'Loughlin sought to use education as a way of empowering Indigenous Australians. In 2017, the foundation is growing — 20 young Indigenous Australians now ...

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