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Record transfer sees land given back to traditional owners

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 11th May 2022 -  The historic transfer will be the largest parcel of private land to be returned to traditional owners in Victoria.

Candidates discuss ‘crisis’ in First Nations housing

Danielle Kutchel, Friday, 22nd April 2022 -  First Nations peoples face severe overcrowding in housing and the situation will only worsen unless a serious investment is made in social housing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, advocates say.

Community-led research shows importance of culture in healing from domestic violence

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  Blending Western and cultural ways of gathering knowledge, a new research project is developing a best practice framework for addressing the impacts of domestic and family violence on First Nations children and young people.

Need a yarn? Australia’s first Indigenous-led crisis helpline is here to help

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th April 2022 -  A new helpline has been designed specifically to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in crisis 


‘It has not delivered’: First Nations advocates condemn pre-election budget

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 30th March 2022 -  This is despite Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt saying the Morrison government has embarked on one of the “most ambitious” Indigenous policy reform agendas

Looking beyond the statistics of closing the gap

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 28th March 2022 -  Following the release of the 13th annual Close the Gap report, we speak to the CEO of the Lowitja Institute, Professor Janine Mohamed, about the need for governments to embrace genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to


Racism is a public health crisis – but Black death tolls aren’t the answer

Contributor, Wednesday, 16th February 2022 -  There has been a global shift to declare racism a public health crisis. But we need to drill deeper to understand racism, rethink health data and listen to lived experience, write Chelsea Watego and Lisa J Whop.

Aboriginal corporation launches crowdfunding campaign to buy back traditional land

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th February 2022 -  The NFP’s crowdfunding campaign has raised just over $300,000 so far 

‘History has been made’: Aboriginal flag rights purchased by Commonwealth

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 25th January 2022 -  The announcement follows a two and a half year campaign by fashion social enterprise, Clothing the Gaps


For an Indigenous perspective on ‘Australia Day’, here’s a quick guide to First Nations media platforms

Contributor, Tuesday, 25th January 2022 -  First Nations media are leading better conversations about the significance of the day – and issues facing Indigenous communities every day of the year, write Tanja Dreher, Bronwyn Carlson and Poppy de Souza.
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