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Atomic Cloud Forms Head Of Aborigine - Maralinga 1953

NT Election Candidate Banned From Selling In First Nations Communities

An independent candidate for the seat of Nhulunbuy in this weekend’s Northern Territory election has recently been banned by the Federal Court from selling products and services to Aboriginal communities after a complaint of misleading deceptive conduct by Australia’s consumer watchdog, a NIRS investigation has revealed. Read more about NT Election Candidate Banned From Selling In First Nations Communities

Why are so many First Nations kids in detention in the NT in the first place?

Thalia Anthony, Associate Professor in Law, University of Technology Sydney

Across Australia, Indigenous children constitute at least 54% of children in juvenile detention centres. The proportion of Indigenous children in penal detention centres in the NT is higher than in any other state or territory: 97% of children in NT juvenile detention centres are Indigenous. Read more about Why are so many First Nations kids in detention in the NT in the first place?

It’s a fallacy that all 'Australians' have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene

Clean water can help to break the link between poor hygiene and eye diseases such as trachoma.
Clean water can help to break the link between poor hygiene and eye diseases such as trachoma.
(Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association [CAAMA])

Nina Lansbury Hall, Cindy Shannon, Paul Jagals 11 July 2016 Read more about It’s a fallacy that all 'Australians' have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene

A search for ancestors leads to the most infamous leader of Aboriginal Massacres

PS: The McMillan electorate was renamed in 2016

Angus McMillan, a Scottish Highlander was credited with founding Gippsland in Victoria by leading hunting parties to track down and massacre groups of First Nations people. He became a hero in Vic and NSW, and is still seen as a heroic explorer. Here is a sample of plaques, monuments and statues made in his honour.
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