indigenous affairs July 29, 2017
The Uluru statement’s call for a voice to advise parliament surprised some for its pragmatism, sidestepping earlier recognition debates. As a result it will test the major parties’ avowed commitment to give greater power to Indigenous Australians.
indigenous affairs June 3, 2017
Leading the Indigenous fight against Adani’s proposed Carmichael coalmine, Murrawah Johnson is continuing the advocacy her grandfather started.
indigenous affairs March 18, 2017
Despite a Federal Court win over Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion, a foundation supporting sufferers of a crippling genetic disease across remote Aboriginal communities is still waiting on funding promised under the previous Labor government.
indigenous affairs February 4, 2017
More than four months since the death in custody of an Indigenous man, his family awaits details from correctional services of how it happened.