Indigenous Australians

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It is high time Bathurst council respected traditional owners' wishes and found another site for a go-kart track | Paul Daley
The imposition of the track on a sacred women’s site would be in contempt of local Indigenous sensibility, culture and millennia of Aboriginal history

Paul Daley

08, Mar, 2021 @2:23 AM

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Juukan Gorge 'cop-out': talk about protecting Aboriginal sites goes curiously quiet in WA
In the lead-up to the state election, Indigenous heritage has barely been mentioned, despite concerns about new draft laws

Calla Wahlquist

05, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Federal government steps in to halt Bathurst go-kart track three days before construction to start
Traditional owners to show Sussan Ley the sacred women’s site they fear will be destroyed by the proposed track

Lisa Cox

05, Mar, 2021 @8:05 AM

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Rio Tinto investors welcome chair's decision to step down after Juukan Gorge scandal
Simon Thompson accepts he is ‘ultimately accountable’ for the destruction of ancient rock shelters

Ben Butler and Calla Wahlquist

03, Mar, 2021 @2:24 AM

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AFLW's Indigenous round both empowers and highlights uncomfortable truths | Kirby Fenwick
While we celebrate the stories within clubs’ Indigenous jumpers, we cannot shy away from Australia’s complex history

Kirby Fenwick

28, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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South Australia's Trinity College apologises over students lynching black baby doll
School’s headmaster acknowledges ‘racist elements’ of incident and vows to improve education programs

Royce Kurmelovs

26, Feb, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Pat Dodson calls for mining royal commission after reports of damage at Aboriginal sites
Traditional owners are ‘upset and frustrated’ after Fortescue Metals Group began land clearing at a significant site in the Pilbara without their involvement

Lorena Allam

26, Feb, 2021 @1:28 AM

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Fortescue Metals should be prosecuted over Pilbara breach, traditional owners say
Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal corporation claims mining giant has been ‘negligent’ and ‘lazy’

Lorena Allam

25, Feb, 2021 @3:48 AM

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Aboriginal rock shelter in Pilbara damaged after BHP promised not to disturb heritage sites
Mining giant says the culturally significant area was damaged by rockfall in late January but the cause is unknown

Lorena Allam

23, Feb, 2021 @10:07 AM

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Perth festival 2021: a moving celebration of Western Australia for those who made it home
Delayed by Covid, the festival captures our yearning to reconnect with the waterways, history and culture of our city

Rosamund Brennan

23, Feb, 2021 @4:52 AM

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17,300-year-old Kimberley kangaroo recognised as Australia's oldest rock artwork
Two-metre-long painting in Western Australia dated by analysing wasp nests and is the oldest work still in its original place

Graham Readfearn

22, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Former Rio Tinto CEO handed 20% pay rise despite caves scandal
Jean-Sébastien Jacques led mining firm when it destroyed sacred rock shelters in Juukan Gorge

Jillian Ambrose

22, Feb, 2021 @1:12 PM

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