Indigenous Australians

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‘Worse than negligence’: NSW dragging feet on Aboriginal child removal reforms
Number of Aboriginal children in care is rising and government delay on reviewing laws is creating further damage, say Greens

Lorena Allam Indigenous affairs editor

20, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Amy Shark and Genesis Owusu dominate 2021 Aria award nominations
Australia’s premier music awards present a refreshingly diverse group of nominees, as the industry recovers from the Sony Australia/Denis Handlin scandal

Kelly Burke

19, Oct, 2021 @11:35 PM

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‘I’m doing this out of my heart’: the fight for clean water in one remote WA Indigenous town
Community leader Patricia Riley’s daughter drank tap water while pregnant, only to be told it contained unsafe levels of nitrate

Royce Kurmelovs and Isabella Moore

19, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Failures at every level’: changes needed to stop destruction of Aboriginal heritage after Juukan Gorge
Rio Tinto blast just one of many instances where Indigenous culture has been victim of development and commerce

Lorena Allam

18, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Juukan Gorge inquiry calls for overhaul of Australia’s ‘grossly inadequate’ Aboriginal heritage laws
Parliamentary inquiry into the destruction of 46,000 year old Aboriginal site at Juukan Gorge finds ‘serious deficiencies’ in safeguards

Lorena Allam

18, Oct, 2021 @3:44 AM

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‘It makes us sick’: remote NT community wants answers about uranium in its water supply
Laramba’s Indigenous residents fear they are at risk of long-term illness and say they need to know who is responsible for fixing the problem

Royce Kurmelovs and Isabella Moore

17, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘The empire strikes back’: lauded Australian show begins European tour
Songlines: Tracking the Seven Sisters, featuring Indigenous cultural works, comes to Plymouth

Steven Morris

17, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Government accused of ‘shirking responsibility’ in bid to overturn ruling against Aboriginal deportation
Move to revisit landmark Love and Thoms decision leaves client ‘vulnerable to deportation’, lawyer says

Paul Karp

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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From stargazing with the Mabo family to colonial artefacts, reappropriated: inside Tarnanthi 2021
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Festival puts the colourful and the uncomfortable of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art on show

Walter Marsh

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australia seeks to overturn landmark ruling preventing deportation of Aboriginal people
The federal government wants to challenge the high court decision in Love and Thoms following the retirement of two supporting judges

Paul Karp

13, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Wilcannia celebrates two weeks without a new case after Covid hit ‘like a cyclone’
Town is in recovery as other regional NSW Aboriginal communities face a surge in cases of more than 400%

Lorena Allam

13, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Aboriginal groups and investors form new alliance to protect heritage sites
The Dhawura Ngilan collaboration says it will keep a close eye on mining companies in the wake of Juukan Gorge destruction

Lorena Allam

13, Oct, 2021 @3:00 AM

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