It's more than seven times Australia's average.
Community leaders say it is about uniting the nation.
Malcolm Turnbull said Shorten's comments are 'disappointing'.
The Long Walk kick-started the AFL's flagship 'Dreamtime at the 'G' match.
Aboriginal children make up less than five percent of the general population yet they make up 35 percent of children in out-of-home care. In my home state of WA, it is just over 50 percent. Many people are concerned that there is another stolen or lost generation happening.
The anti-immigrant, veteran campaigner is in with a chance.
Suicide prevention, anti-stigma programs, nurses and more sessions.
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When Marvel Comics bigwig C.B. Cebulski met a group of Indigenous Australian kids who'd made a graphic novel of their own, they had something to say to him. “Oh man you shoulda' got that old guy to pl...
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It's been 10 years since the Close the Gap campaign launched. The goal was to eliminate the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Aust...
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CANBERRA -- Indigenous leader and "father of reconciliation" Pat Dodson has been tapped to become a federal senator, after Western Australian senator Joe Bullock announced his resignation on Tuesday....
To celebrate the traditional owners, I believe it's time that we replaced the monarch's face on our coins with faces of some of our most significant Indigenous people. When we toss a coin and call 'heads', I believe it should be an Indigenous Australian face we're hoping to see.
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Our Aboriginal culture is the oldest living culture in the world and storytelling is at their core. Primarily told through dance and ceremony the movements are passed down through generations as an o...
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Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks will be brought in with an Aboriginal Welcome to Country ceremony for the first time. Lord Mayor Clover Moore has announced plans to use the Sydney Harbour Bridge to...
If we had to hand this country over to the next generation of our children right now, they would be justified in thinking that it was less a gift than a burden. That we had badly neglected our responsibility to render it fit to take its place as a modern nation in the early 21st Century. Here's why.
It's the richest known source of Vitamin C, richer than the blueberry in antioxidants and is native to Australia. So why haven't we heard more about the kakadu plum? Grown across the top end of North...
Aboriginal languages are set to become part of the HSC curriculum in 2016, in a bid to strengthen Indigenous culture in NSW. Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli made the announcement at the Menindee...
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"I honestly believe music just crosses all boundaries," said Qynn Bearmann, CEO and Mentor at The Boonderu Music Academy. Based at Roebourne District High School in Western Australia, the academy has...
The extractive system that we live in tells us that it's okay to dig up our land, that it's okay to take without giving back and that it's okay for some to gain while the rest lose. But enough is enough.
The climate out on the road has changed in my time. Sadly, we hear of more cases of depression than ever before in the rural sector, and it's not just due to the inherent pressures of farming that's causing this.
Before the 2010 New York Marathon, Charlie Maher said he was a big drinker. "Alcohol has always been a very big demon in my life, and it had been a struggle for me to separate myself from drinking al...
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The boy cowers in the dirt and for an agonising second, the bullock is directly above him. As it bucks skyward, there is something violently beautiful about the streamline curve of horn to hoof -- the...
There aren't many Indigenous people I know who haven't been directly impacted by domestic violence. Someone's mum, aunty or cousin. Or that someone, themselves.
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We truly do have an extraordinary landscape in Australia and this time-lapse of Arnhem Land is further proof. Shot in the very northern corner of the Northern Territory, this video draws out the beaut...
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Although some may be upset by the trip, claiming that the PM is using Indigenous affairs as a way getting votes, this is a great step forward for the Government in addressing first-hand issues which Indigenous Australians face every day.
For me it's really upsetting that in Australia, as an established country, these things are still happening to young Indigenous kids, even more so because scabies is a preventable disease.