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The Darkside offers indigenous insight to the spirit world - The Australian


The Darkside offers indigenous insight to the spirit world
The Australian
Is it possible that indigenous people, with a culture rooted in stories of an ancient Dreamtime, have a deeper insight into spiritual reality than those of us reared in the traditions of Western scientific enlightenment? The Darkside won't provide ...

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Fines and bans for telco that ripped off Indigenous Australians - ZDNet


Fines and bans for telco that ripped off Indigenous Australians
ZDNet
The Australian Federal Court today handed out over half a million dollars in fines against Excite Mobile and three of its staff members after they were found to have engaged in false and misleading conduct with customers in remote indigenous ...

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How fear and funding undercut a fair go for Indigenous Victorians - The Conversation


How fear and funding undercut a fair go for Indigenous Victorians
The Conversation
While most Australians are well aware of entrenched criminal justice issues facing Indigenous men and women, such as the disproportionately high rates of imprisonment, our new research shows that those legal problems go well beyond police and prisons.

Marking 50 years of Indigenous federal voting - SBS


SBS

Marking 50 years of Indigenous federal voting
SBS
Queensland and Western Australia, for example, were the only states that had laws specifically preventing Indigenous people from voting while South Australia gave all adults, including Indigenous adults, the right to vote. At the Commonwealth level ...
What can Australia learn from other countries about Birth Registration?HealthCanal.com

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Uluru resort will not fail - The Australian


Metro

Uluru resort will not fail
The Australian
The ILC last month made changes to the Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia board, appointing a new chairwoman and five new directors, sparking a row over the resort's profitability. ILC chairwoman Dawn Casey linked the changes to a writedown in the ...
Climbers urged to resist lure of Australia's UluruThe Star Online
Direct flights from China on cards for UluruTravel Weekly
Ashes 2013: Could trip to Ayers Rock see England boomerang back in Adelaide?Daily Mail
Daily Star
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'A troubled relationship': Media struggles with reporting on Indigenous Aussies - SBS


'A troubled relationship': Media struggles with reporting on Indigenous Aussies
SBS
Indigenous Australia has long had a troubled relationship with the mainstream media. On Invasion Day in 2012, a small gathering of people outside Old Parliament House were told Tony Abbott wanted the Tent Embassy torn down. It later emerged the ...

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Indigenous teens make movies with the VCA - artsHub Australia (subscription)


Indigenous teens make movies with the VCA
artsHub Australia (subscription)
... Nue Dae, alongside the 2012 hit The Sapphires, feature Indigenous actors telling stories based on real life events and situations, opening up a broader discussion of how Indigenous culture is and has been represented through Australian film and ...

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Namatjiras meet with royalty - again - artsHub Australia (subscription)


Sydney Morning Herald

Namatjiras meet with royalty - again
artsHub Australia (subscription)
Grandchildren of Central Australian Indigenous artist, Albert Namatjira, have met with Her Majesty The Queen ahead of the international premiere of the play Namatjira at Southbank Centre, the UK's largest arts centre. Lenie and Kevin Namatjira, both ...
Namatjira shares his watercolours with the worldSBS
Namatjira's legacy remembered at Buckingham PalaceThe Age
Aboriginal artists meet Queen sixty years after grandfatherClarence Valley Daily Examiner

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Namatjira's descendants meet the Queen - The Australian


Sydney Morning Herald

Namatjira's descendants meet the Queen
The Australian
Kevin and Lenie Namatjira, both established watercolour artists in their own right, used the occasion to call for a better deal for indigenous Australia. They said that while they were treated like royalty in London it was a different story back in the ...
Namatjira's grandchildren honour artist's legacyThe Canberra Times
Aboriginal artists meet Queen sixty years after grandfatherCentral Queensland news
Kevin and Lenie Namatjira visit Queen 50 yrs after grandfather AlbertNEWS.com.au

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Wasted decade as indigenous health fails to show improvement - Sydney Morning Herald


SBS

Wasted decade as indigenous health fails to show improvement
Sydney Morning Herald
Indigenous health has not improved at all in many areas of Australia over the past decade, data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday showed. The largest-ever survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health found rates of ...
Australia's first ever Indigenous health survey results revealedSBS
Indigenous smoking falls but still highSky News Australia
Indigenous anger over exclusionThe Australian
Illawarra Mercury (blog) -Crikey (blog)
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Indigenous smoking falls but still high - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Indigenous smoking falls but still high
Sky News Australia
Smoking rates among indigenous people have fallen by 10 per cent in a decade, but are still far higher than the rest of the community. New figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show 41 per cent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...
Wasted decade as indigenous health fails to show improvementDaily Life

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Fred's vision still pushing indigenous healthcare - The Australian


Fred's vision still pushing indigenous healthcare
The Australian
Fred Hollows Foundation chief executive Brian Doolan said the technology was the next big jump in the delivery of health services to indigenous Australians since Hollows's time. "It puts the best of technology right into the hands of Aboriginal ...

Australia's first ever Indigenous health survey results revealed - SBS


SBS

Australia's first ever Indigenous health survey results revealed
SBS
"Smoking rates have declined since 2002, so they've come down from 51 per cent to 41 per cent. This is a really major impact on smoking rates and a major impact on long term health," says the Australian Bureau of Statistics Head of Health, Dr Paul Jelfs.
Indigenous anger over exclusionThe Australian
BLOG: Understanding and respect key to reconciliationIllawarra Mercury (blog)
Indigenous groups call for specific focus from Royal Commission into child ...Crikey (blog)

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Namatjira shares his watercolours with the world - SBS


SBS

Namatjira shares his watercolours with the world
SBS
Members of the iconic Australian family have travelled from the Northern Territory to London where tickets to 'Namatjira' the stage performance have sold out well ahead of opening night. Despite being the first Indigenous Australian to be granted ...
Namatjira's legacy remembered at Buckingham PalaceThe Age
Aboriginal artists meet Queen sixty years after grandfatherThe Queensland Times
Albert Namatjira's grandchildren meet Her Majesty The QueenAustralian Times
ABC Message Stick -NEWS.com.au
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Remote Aboriginal communities need more assistance - The Australian


Remote Aboriginal communities need more assistance
The Australian
It comes as peak indigenous body the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples has written to the Prime Minister and requested an "early meeting" to discuss the relationship between the government of Australia and the congress. Mr Shergold told ...

Indigenous anger over exclusion - The Australian


Indigenous anger over exclusion
The Australian
THE Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse must consider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, according to the nation's peak indigenous groups, which will today release a statement condemning their exclusion. A ...
BLOG: Understanding and respect key to reconciliationIllawarra Mercury (blog)

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Pat Dodson calls for 'treaty' between indigenous people and government - The Australian


Pat Dodson calls for 'treaty' between indigenous people and government
The Australian
THE father of the reconciliation movement, Aboriginal leader Pat Dodson, has declared that Australia still needs a "treaty" between indigenous people and the government, arguing the acknowledgement in the constitution is the first step. Mr Dodson, who ...

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Exhibition blends story of modern Australia with Indigenous history - SBS


SBS

Exhibition blends story of modern Australia with Indigenous history
SBS
Curator of Indigenous works Judith Ryan said it was a powerful expression of our contemporary artists as they blended the modern with traditional to tell stories about our history and relationship to country. Koori artists featured include Steaphan ...

Pat Dodson calls for 'treaty' between indigenous people and government - The Australian


Pat Dodson calls for 'treaty' between indigenous people and government
The Australian
THE father of the reconciliation movement, Aboriginal leader Pat Dodson, has declared that Australia still needs a "treaty" between indigenous people and the government, arguing the acknowledgement in the constitution is the first step. Mr Dodson, who ...

Tony Abbott taps Ken Wyatt for indigenous referendum - The Australian


Tony Abbott taps Ken Wyatt for indigenous referendum
The Australian
KEN Wyatt, the nation's first lower house Aboriginal MP, has met Tony Abbott and accepted the appointment as chairman of the committee to deliver a referendum to change the Constitution to recognise indigenous Australians, arguing it sends a powerful ...

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