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The Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples in 'Australia' is asserting genuine pre-existing and continuing sovereignty over First Nations' territories, lands waters and natural resources. This is a liberation struggle educating, communicating, advocating and promoting the capacity-building of First Nation clans and Nations towards independence and governance, and involving reparation.. Facebook - Sovereign Union (
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American born astrophysicist> Aboriginal knowledge is a different way of thinking.

Wed, 2016/08/24 - 3:23am
Dr Duane Hamacher, Senior Research Fellow at the Monash Indigenous Centre in Melbourne says Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander astronomical and geological knowledge and traditions needs no validation from western science..

Astrophysicist says Aboriginal cultural knowledge needs no validation from western science

Wed, 2016/08/24 - 2:28am
CAAMA Radio An American born astrophysicist working in Australia has used National Science Week to share the significance of Aboriginal cultural knowledge which he says other scientists often fail to understand.... because it is a totally different way of thinking. Dr Duane Hamacher...Senior Research Fellow at the Monash Indigenous Centre in Melbourne says Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander astronomical and geological knowledge and traditions needs no validation from western science

Q&A Star Stories - National Film & Sound Archive

Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:58am
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Star Stories Q&A Museum Contemporary Art

Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:43am
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Star Stories of The Dreaming

Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:22am
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Nuclear Waste Update + by expert Dr Jim Green

Sat, 2016/08/20 - 1:00am
Dr Jim Green is an expert on all matters nuclear and a national nuclear campaigner with Friends of the Earth. Here he provides us with an update on all things nuclear on this continent and worldwide. An interview on 3CR Radioactive Program 20 August 2016

Call to include First Nations Healing practices in Public Health Services

Fri, 2016/08/19 - 7:39am
A panel of Indigenous health experts and tradition healers gathered at the University of Sydney for a discussion about the integration of Ngangkari (traditional Aboriginal healers) into traditional western practices. This forum aims to close the health gap for Indigenous Australians by raising awareness of the need for culturally appropriate medical treatments.

Youth Affairs Director speaks out against Cleveland Detention Centre

Fri, 2016/08/19 - 4:24am
Extract of Radio National interview with Siyavash Doostkhah, Director of Youth Affairs Network Queensland 19 August 2016

'Beyond Blue': Dump Kennett over Don Dale comments

Wed, 2016/08/17 - 8:52am
Jeff Kennett Redneck ex Victorian Liberal Premier and chairman of 'BeyondBlue' said the ABC Four Corners report highlighting the inhumane treatment of youth at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre was biased and destroyed the reputation of Adam Giles. Robert Eggington, head of Nyoongah trauma support service Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation, says Jeff Kennett’s position at BeyondBlue is now untenable. Robert is a First Nations mental health worker has called for the resignation of former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett from the social welfare group Beyond Blue. Kennett attacked the Prime Minister for calling a Royal Commission into juvenile justice the Northern Territory.

Adam Giles on Incarceration & Detention criticism - May 2016

Mon, 2016/08/08 - 1:16pm
The Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has defended his Governments efforts to reduce the rate of Aboriginal incarceration which last year stood at 86% of those in Territory prison and 96% of those in juvenile detention . Speaking on CAAMA Radio Mr Giles rejected criticism from the left and says his Governments ongoing efforts to reduce rates of recidivism are being applauded across the country.

Tackling Indigenous incarceration rates: Mervyn Eades

Thu, 2016/08/04 - 12:14pm
The journey from childhood disadvantage, to juvenile detention, to adult prison, is the life story for so many. And it was Noongar man Mervyn Eades' story too, until his 30s. Then Eades set about devising a training program to help prisoners find work upon their release, and to help stop Aboriginal youth from entering the prison system. The success of his Perth-based program, called Ngalla Maya, offers a model for others to follow.

Adam Giles down in Poll: Here's the in's and outs of the ducks arse 'ole

Thu, 2016/08/04 - 11:55am
Territorians are scheduled to go to the polls on August 27 and a MediaReach poll commissioned by the NT News suggests a majority of them have lost confidence in the Giles Government's ability to manage youth detention A week after the Prime Minister announced a Royal Commission into the Northern Territory juvenile detention system, the poll suggests the Territory's Chief Minister Adam Giles could be facing electoral defeat Chris Walsh is Political Reporter with the NT News ABC NewsRadio's Glen Bartholomew asked him what the Giles Government's chances were of being re-elected...before footage of mistreatment in the NT's Don Dale Detention Centre went to air - ABC News Radio

Scullion & NSW arguing over paying for Custody Notification Service

Wed, 2016/08/03 - 7:43am
The Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has blasted the NSW government over its refusal to fund the Custody Notification Service. In December the Commonwealth committed $1.8 million dollars to fund the hotline for another three years, but Senator Scullion argues the state government should be fronting the cost. The CNS is delivered through the Aboriginal Legal Service and provides 24 hour legal advice and mental health checks for First Nation’s people if they are taken into police custody CEO of the Aboriginal Legal Service Gary Oliver said the hotline is a NSW government regulation, but has never been funded by the state since its establishment in 2000.

Mansell: Mick Gooda Too Close To Government

Tue, 2016/08/02 - 11:31pm
A First Nation’s lawyer has raised questions about the ethics of the appointment of social justice commissioner Mick Gooda to the role of royal co-commissioner. Palawa man Michael Mansell said past appointments of Mr Gooda to sit on government appointed committees such as the expert panel on constitutional recognition and the Referendum Council indicates a relationship between the government and Mr Gooda. From: National Indigenous Radio

Professor: The massive number of Aboriginal people in detention without conviction

Tue, 2016/08/02 - 10:34pm
Queensland law professor Kerry Carrington says she applauds the Prime Minister for appointing an Aboriginal commissioner but that the national statistics on juvenile justice suggest a broader inquiry is needed. Professor Carrington has been looking at youth justice for many years. She told Eleanor Hall she is particularly concerned about the massive numbers of young people who are in detention and have not even been convicted of a crime and she says the number of Indigenous children in detention should set off alarm bells nationwide. Eleanor Hall ABC 'The World Today'

Done Dale Detention Interview with USA journalist

Tue, 2016/08/02 - 10:43am
ABC Law Report excerpt 8 August 2016 Full Report Here

The Boys Club

Sat, 2016/07/30 - 12:33am
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Barbara Shaw, Tangentyere Womans Council: Youth Detention Debacle

Thu, 2016/07/28 - 3:24am
Verteran Aboriginal rights campaigner, member of the Tangentyere Womans Council and town camper Barbara Shaw comments on the youth detention debacle

Nigel Scullion: My interest wasn't aroused enough to watch 4 corners

Wed, 2016/07/27 - 10:58am
Minister Scullion tells media that he didn't watch ‪‎FourCorners‬ live as he was out for dinner, later watching it after a "fairly agitated" PM called him. ABC Darwin