November 17, 2018
Adoption law changes in NSW
The NSW government’s plan to make it easier to adopt children in out-of-home care has been criticised for not allowing sufficient time for parents to restore their families and for potentially creating a new Stolen Generation.
The flawed strategy for a republic
With the debate raging afresh over Australia becoming a republic, the main players seem stuck in 1999 and First Nations people remain largely ignored.
October 6, 2018
Lobbyists dominate mental health sector
As the suicide rate rises, health experts say millions in government funding is going to unproven programs and the sector is captured by lobbyists.
October 20, 2018
Indigeneity and DNA ancestry tests
The potentially dubious science of commercial DNA ancestry tests has serious implications for identifying Indigenous Australian heritage.
September 29, 2018
Inquest on Wayne Fella Morrison
As an inquest into the death in custody of Wayne Fella Morrison continues, his family hopes for justice while the South Australian government cuts funding to key Aboriginal legal services.
April 21, 2018
The rise of homelessness and hunger
While the government remains focused on neoliberal solutions to inequality, homelessness and hunger worsen. Some in the sector wonder whether it is deliberate.
April 21, 2018
Native title and mining leases
A series of legal battles to prevent mining exploration on Olkola land in Cape York has highlighted the limitations of native title and Aboriginal land rights without the right of veto.
March 31, 2018
Gap not closing on Indigenous disadvantage
The government’s assessment of Indigenous disadvantage ignores how far behind remote communities are compared with cities, and how top-down policy-making reinforces economic disparities.
November 18, 2017
‘Predictive’ policing in NSW
A NSW ‘predictive’ policing initiative appears to be as much about presuming guilt among young Indigenous people as it is about preventing crime.
October 7, 2017
Mick Dodson on fixing the constitution
The director of the ANU National Centre for Indigenous Studies, Professor Mick Dodson, talks about why recognition should be secondary to ridding the constitution of racist powers.
September 30, 2017
The death in custody of Tane Chatfield
The death of an Aboriginal man in a NSW correctional centre has brought to light broader failings in the system of preventing – and recording – Indigenous fatalities in custody.
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