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Southern Expansion beefs up Indigenous ties with Moriarty program - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Southern Expansion beefs up Indigenous ties with Moriarty program
The Sydney Morning Herald
Not only are they investigating the possibility of naming the club 'Dharawal', in recognition of the Indigenous country whose boundaries are almost identical to their proposed catchment area, they are also drawing further inspiration from Australia's ...

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Western Australia signs $122m deal with Canberra for remote housing - The Guardian


The Guardian

Western Australia signs $122m deal with Canberra for remote housing
The Guardian
The deal comes after the state spent $270,000 on attack ads aimed at ministers in Canberra, with the state housing minister, Peter Tinley, accusing the Coalition of abandoning remote Indigenous people, and admitting that the fight saw Indigenous people ...
'Least worst outcome': Remote housing funded for one more yearWAtoday
State accepts Commonwealth's $121m offer on remote communitiesMirage News

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Western Australia signs $122m deal with Canberra for remote housing - The Guardian


The Guardian

Western Australia signs $122m deal with Canberra for remote housing
The Guardian
The deal comes after the state spent $270,000 on attack ads aimed at ministers in Canberra, with the state housing minister, Peter Tinley, accusing the Coalition of abandoning remote Indigenous people, and admitting that the fight saw Indigenous people ...
'Least worst outcome': Remote housing funded for one more yearWAtoday
State accepts Commonwealth's $121m offer on remote communitiesMirage News

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Warning for holidaymakers as toxins found at popular tourist spot - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Warning for holidaymakers as toxins found at popular tourist spot
The Sydney Morning Herald
The Aboriginal resident of Jervis Bay Village was furious when officials told him residents would not be blood tested, despite offering tests to people living elsewhere in Australia. "As you know, Aboriginal people only have a short lifespan and this ...

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Australia's First Indigenous Rooftop Garden and New Public Artworks Are on the Way - Broadsheet


Broadsheet

Australia's First Indigenous Rooftop Garden and New Public Artworks Are on the Way
Broadsheet
Unless you work or live nearby, the only way you'd know of Eveleigh's Australian Technology Park is by the imposing Channel Seven building that's impossible to miss as your train arrives at Redfern station, or as you drive along Henderson Road in ...
ICYMI: A wrap of this week's arts newsArtsHub

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Australia's First Indigenous Rooftop Garden and New Public Artworks Are on the Way - Broadsheet


Broadsheet

Australia's First Indigenous Rooftop Garden and New Public Artworks Are on the Way
Broadsheet
Unless you work or live nearby, the only way you'd know of Eveleigh's Australian Technology Park is by the imposing Channel Seven building that's impossible to miss as your train arrives at Redfern station, or as you drive along Henderson Road in ...
ICYMI: A wrap of this week's arts newsArtsHub

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How IACA is strengthening regional representation of Indigenous artists - ArtsHub


ArtsHub

How IACA is strengthening regional representation of Indigenous artists
ArtsHub
But all too often, Indigenous artists from regional areas are excluded from conference programs and from opportunities to comment on policy-making decisions pertaining to their art and culture, according to Pam Bigelow, the Manager of IACA, a peak body ...

How IACA is strengthening regional representation of Indigenous artists - ArtsHub


ArtsHub

How IACA is strengthening regional representation of Indigenous artists
ArtsHub
But all too often, Indigenous artists from regional areas are excluded from conference programs and from opportunities to comment on policy-making decisions pertaining to their art and culture, according to Pam Bigelow, the Manager of IACA, a peak body ...

Kooriculum: Beyond Terra Nullius - IndigenousX (press release) (blog)


IndigenousX (press release) (blog)

Kooriculum: Beyond Terra Nullius
IndigenousX (press release) (blog)
For the last 11 months our family has been living on the interface between Australia's national story and the stories of Country from Aboriginal people. The national story still speaks of the great discovery, the great explorers and praising the early ...

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Work with language earns award - The West Australian


The West Australian

Work with language earns award
The West Australian
“We sent a letter out to our Aboriginal students' families outlining the project and asking them to identify the language groups they belonged to,” she said. Funds from the PALS program were used to buy indigenous language maps of Australia, Pilbara ...

Five ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU

Five ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth
The Conversation AU
And the rates of stillbirth for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and disadvantaged women are often double that of non-Indigenous Australians. Up to 50% of stillbirths happen unexpectedly and a clear cause is never identified. In around one-third, ...

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The Australian

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The Australian
One thousand people have turned out in Townsville, Queensland, to farewell Indigenous activist Bonita Mabo at a state funeral. Dr Mabo worked alongside her husband, Eddie, in the pursuit of Indigenous land rights and established Australia's first ...

Vincent Namatjira unveils 10 new works at Art Basel Miami Beach - The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

Vincent Namatjira unveils 10 new works at Art Basel Miami Beach
The Australian Financial Review
"When I see politicians, world leaders, royalty and other power players on the news, I see this huge disconnect between their world and the day-to-day reality of life in a remote Aboriginal community," Namatjira said in a recent interview with ...

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Self-confessed 'hard-arsed' businessman barred from Aboriginal trusts - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Self-confessed 'hard-arsed' businessman barred from Aboriginal trusts
The Sydney Morning Herald
A blockbuster inquiry into a West Australian Aboriginal charitable trust responsible for handling millions of dollars in mining royalties has prompted legislative reforms that could have national implications. The 681-page report into administration of ...

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Self-confessed 'hard-arsed' businessman barred from Aboriginal trusts - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Self-confessed 'hard-arsed' businessman barred from Aboriginal trusts
The Sydney Morning Herald
A blockbuster inquiry into a West Australian Aboriginal charitable trust responsible for handling millions of dollars in mining royalties has prompted legislative reforms that could have national implications. The 681-page report into administration of ...

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A state farewell for Ernestine 'Bonita' Mabo, the mother of native title - Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

A state farewell for Ernestine 'Bonita' Mabo, the mother of native title
Brisbane Times
Ernestine "Bonita" Mabo was a small woman who became a giant of Australia's Indigenous land rights and reconciliation movements. Dr Mabo was remembered as the mother of native title as well as a loving mother and grandmother at her state funeral on ...
Indigenous activist Dr Ernestine “Bonita” Mabo farewelled in State funeral in TownsvilleTownsville Bulletin
Bonita Mabo 'one of the greatest matriarchs of all time' farewelled at state funeral in TownsvilleABC News

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A state farewell to Ernestine 'Bonita' Mabo, the mother of native title - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

A state farewell to Ernestine 'Bonita' Mabo, the mother of native title
The Sydney Morning Herald
Ernestine "Bonita" Mabo was a small woman who became a giant of Australia's Indigenous land rights and reconciliation movements. Dr Mabo was remembered as the mother of native title as well as a loving mother and grandmother at her state funeral on ...
Bonita Mabo 'one of the greatest matriarchs of all time' farewelled at state funeral in TownsvilleABC News
Hundreds farewell Bonita Mabo, indigenous activist, icon at state funeral at Townsville StadiumTownsville Bulletin

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Triple j's Hottest 100 to be held on the Sunday after Australia Day again - ABC News


ABC News

Triple j's Hottest 100 to be held on the Sunday after Australia Day again
ABC News
The radio station decided in 2017 to no longer hold the poll on Australia Day amid increasing debate about January 26 and its meaning for Indigenous Australians. However, the station's announcement that the poll would take place during the final ...

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Karratha bush foods cafe expands to national franchise - The West Australian


The West Australian

Karratha bush foods cafe expands to national franchise
The West Australian
Local Aboriginal business Bushlolly Cafe has expanded into a national bush foods franchise and is about to gain further national attention after having its products chosen to feature on one of Australia's most popular TV programs. In October, Bushlolly ...

Death in custody prompts push to change Victoria's public drunkenness laws - The Guardian


The Guardian

Death in custody prompts push to change Victoria's public drunkenness laws
The Guardian
... regularly recommended in legal reviews dating back to the royal commission into Aboriginal deaths in custody in 1991. In a statement, Hennessy told Guardian Australia that it would be inappropriate to comment on a matter that was still before the ...
Court urged to investigate role of 'systemic racism' in Aboriginal woman Tanya Day's death-in-custody caseABC News
Death after custody prompts Vic law reformNEWS.com.au
Coroner urges Victoria to abolish public drunkenness after death in custodyThe New Daily

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