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National

The Other 800-Year-Old Sacred Place That Risks Being Destroyed

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As Zellanach Djab Mara watched Notre Dame burn, a piece of his heart was cut out, but his spirit remained with attempts to save his people's eight-century-old sacred site.

National

National

Germany Returns Remains Of 53 Indigenous Australians

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Germany has returned 53 Indigenous ancestors to Australia, the largest number repatriated from the country.

National

National

'Our Mum Would Still Be Here': Calls To Abolish Law Around Being Drunk In Public

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Tanya Day's children believe their mother would still be here if it wasn't for one outdated law.

Kerri-Anne Kennerley

Kerri-Anne Kennerley

'If There Were More Shirleens In Australia There Would Be Less Abuse'

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In my career I’ve had the privilege of meeting many wonderful, talented and powerful people, especially women.

National

National

Indigenous Words To Feature On New 50 Cent Coin

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The Royal Australian Mint has released a new 50 cent coin that features 14 Indigenous words.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

'Do You Forgive Me?': The Moment Kerri-Anne Met The Women Of Alice Springs

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Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s Aboriginal abuse claims are reinforced but broadened out in an extraordinary encounter in the desert.

National

National

Kerri-Anne Kennerley Visiting Alice Springs After 'Racism' Furore

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Kerri-Anne Kennerley is in Alice Springs to meet with local communities and women's groups.

National

National

Surprise Discovery After Boulder Randomly Falls On Train Tracks

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Aboriginal artwork has been found, accidentally, along a rail line in the NSW Blue Mountains.

National

National

Remains Of Indigenous People From UK Museum Finally Returned To Australia

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A small but "significant" ceremony held in the United Kingdom on Tuesday marked the return of 37 South Australian ancestral remains to Australia.

National

National

Pregnant Woman Discharged From Hospital With Two Panadol Hours Before Death

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A young Wiradjuri woman who died from a treatable sepsis infection received "inadequate" care in being discharged from an emergency department, a court has heard.

Politics

Politics

Mark Latham's Indigenous DNA Testing Slammed As 'Racist Dog Whistling'

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One Nation is said to be gunning for the racist vote to catapult Mark Latham back into parliament -- and it's a strategy almost certain to work.

#IWD2019

#IWD2019

Olympic Medalist Gets Excited Over A Dress With Pockets, And It's All About Privilege

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It's a feeling many women can relate to -- the excitement when you try on a skirt or a dress and it has pockets.

Sport

Sport

NRL Legend Mal Meninga Calls For Referendum On National Anthem

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The Indigenous All Stars had a big win against the Maoris, but it is not the impressive scorecard that is making headlines.

Music

Music

Baker Boy Headlines Bluesfest's Boomerang Festival

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Recently awarded Young Australian Of The Year, the rapper leads an exciting lineup of legendary and upcoming Aboriginal talent.

Views

Views

Why Is It More Offensive To Call Someone Racist Than To Say Something Racist?

7 min read

On Monday Studio 10 co-host Kerri-Anne Kennerley berated January 26 protesters.

News

News

Kerri-Anne Kennerley Calls Out Yumi Stynes For Not Showing Up To Studio 10

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Kerri-Anne Kennerley has responded to being labelled "racist" by Yumi Stynes who chose not to appear on the panel on Tuesday.

National

National

Pub Barred Patrons From Wearing The Australian Flag On Australia Day

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A pub in Sydney's inner-west has attracted mixed reviews after it barred people from wearing clothes bearing the Australian flag on Australia Day. 

National

National

'Invasion Day' Rallies Draw Tens Of Thousands Across The Country

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Despite the sweltering heat in most capitals, huge crowds turned out to protest Australia Day being celebrated on January 26 in rallies held across the country.

National

National

Who Is Our Young Australian Of The Year?

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Indigenous rapper Baker Boy was named 2019 Young Australian of the Year. So who is the man behind the mane and the catchy name?

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

The Banner At The Big Bash Was Right, It's More Than OK To Be White

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Thursday, at a Big Bash game in Perth, punters were exposed to a rather racist banner, claiming ‘It’s OK to be white.’

Politics

Politics

Changing Australia Day Date 'Just The First Step' For Indigenous People

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The debate around changing Australia Day intensifies every year. It's a January fixture as regular as BBQs, beer and beaches.

Amy Thunig

Amy Thunig

Australia, Who The Bloody Hell Are You?

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As January 26 approaches for 2019, there has been an increase, more perhaps than in previous memory, of public discussion and impassioned debate about the event we have come to know as ‘Australia Day’.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Becoming An Aussie Was My Proudest Moment But I’m Glad It Didn’t Happen On Australia Day

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In a blustering bid to reignite his conservative base, the Prime Minister began his week by announcing he’d force councils to hold citizenship ceremonies on Australia Day.

National

National

'Miraculous': Campaign To Free Jailed Women Hits $200,000

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Women who have been incarcerated over unpaid fines will be freed with more than $200,000 raised in a viral crowdfunding campaign.

Sport

Sport

Melbourne Renegade Guides Side To Win With Indigenous-Themed Cricket Bat

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The Renegades may have handed the Hurricanes' their first loss of the season, but it was the debut of a unique cricket bat that caught the attention of Big Bash fans.

TV

TV

What It Means To Be "Too Pretty To Be Aboriginal"

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A documentary has explored Australia’s perception of beauty through a degrading statement heard too often by Indigenous women.

Latoya Aroha Hohepa

Latoya Aroha Hohepa

'#BuskingBecky' And Australia's State Of Amnesia

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If you aren’t a Twitter regular and are seeing posts appearing in your various social media and online news feeds featuring #BuskingBecky, you may find yourself wondering what all the fuss is about.

News

News

Busker Calls Aboriginal Deaths In Custody Protesters 'Rude' For Interrupting Her Show

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A busker claimed those campaigning for Indigenous justice on International Human Rights Day were "scaring everyone" away from her performance.

National

National

Indigenous HIV Rates Are On The Rise, Here's What's Being Done To Stop It

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HIV rates among the Indigenous community are 1.6 times higher than the rest of the country. At the same time, HIV in Australia is going down for all groups other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

National

National

Indigenous Activist Bonita Mabo Has Died

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Prominent Indigenous and South Sea Islander activist Bonita Mabo has died just days after receiving an award for her work in human rights.

Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich

Why Australia Needs To Become A Republic Quick Smart

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It's time for Australia to move towards proper independence and come to terms with our history.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

ScoMo And Harry On The Harbour Bridge Won't Be A Good Look For Australia

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Today, a photo will be beamed around the world that will define who we are in 2018 -- but it won’t be a good look for Australia.

National

National

Indigenous Drag Queens Are The 'Fabulous' Face Of Resilience

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They've come from all around Australia.

News

News

No More Busking Permits For Indigenous Performers Under New Proposal

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people would no longer need a busking permit to perform in some of Sydney's public spaces, under a new council proposal. 

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Before We Defend January 26, Let's Be Honest About What Really Happened

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It is unlikely that the debate over Australia Day will ever really go away.

National

National

Inquest Into Death Of Pregnant Indigenous Mum Begins

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Naomi Williams, 27 years old and six months pregnant, went to hospital for help early on New Year's Day in 2016.

Crime

Crime

The Phone App Aimed At Reducing Police Harassment

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The Black Lives Matter-inspired campaign to turn attention on police.

Politics

Politics

What Does Tony Abbott's Special Envoy To Indigenous Affairs Role Even Mean?

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It certainly looks like Abbott is "back in favour".

Politics

Politics

'Ignorant' And 'Offensive' Tony Abbott Offered Indigenous Envoy Role

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Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Affairs Pat Dodson has slammed the appointment.

National

National

Multicultural Australia, Where The Bloody Hell Are You?

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"How come we're not included? What's wrong with our stories?" asked Darumbal man Trent White after Rockhampton's tourism ad "whitewashed" its Indigenous culture.

Politics

Politics

Call To Replace Queen's Birthday With An Indigenous Public Holiday

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The day would acknowledge 60,000 years of indigenous history.