Indigenous Australians

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We learnt early that white ghosts can lie. Australians are ready for truth and reckoning | Thomas Mayor
In this Griffith Review extract Thomas Mayor writes about how his people have a different history of Captain Cook’s ‘discovery’ of the Torres Strait. Now is the time for truths to collide and come together

Thomas Mayor

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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‘Through the roof’ food prices in remote NT are forcing Aboriginal families to make impossible choices
Community groups say inflation and increased freight charges are making basic essentials ‘unaffordable’ for the most vulnerable

Jordyn Beazley

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Juukan Gorge traditional owners sign agreement with Rio Tinto to co-manage WA mining land
Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people will have say on future of mines on native title area, two years after heritage site was blown up

Calla Wahlquist

20, May, 2022 @3:47 AM

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Laura Tingle laments ‘stupid and depressing’ election campaign as Morrison dodges ABC debate | Weekly Beast
7.30 political correspondent labels grilling of Anthony Albanese over costings ‘embarrassing’ for journalists. Plus: Kennedy awards take a bizarre turn

Amanda Meade

20, May, 2022 @3:03 AM

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‘Bring them home’: Australian crowdfund campaign seeks to buy Wurundjeri art at New York auction
Aboriginal heritage council says it will need to raise $1m to secure bid for two works by artist William Barak in Sotheby’s auction

Kelly Burke

20, May, 2022 @2:06 AM

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Who should I vote for? Guide to seven key policies in the 2022 Australian federal election where Labor and Coalition differ
Real differences between Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese have emerged across a range of election policies. To help you decide who to vote for, check our policy comparison of the two major political parties in Australia around aged care, federal Icac, childcare, climate change, housing, health and a voice to parliament

Guardian staff

19, May, 2022 @11:12 PM

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Labor promises to ‘move quickly’ on Indigenous voice to parliament referendum if elected
Party accuses Coalition of ‘ignoring the needs’ of Aboriginal people as it releases First Nations policy

Lorena Allam Indigenous affairs editor

18, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Audit finds ‘systemic failures’ in how Victorian police treat Indigenous complaints
Ibac found 41% of files audited contained indicators of bias on behalf of investigators

Benita Kolovos

18, May, 2022 @7:09 AM

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‘We need to get them back home’: the fight to bury Aboriginal remains kept in museums
Theatre director Jason Tamiru has spent years burying Indigenous Australians who were displayed or studied around the world – an experience that informs the play The Return

Steve Dow

17, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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In the battleground seat of Lingiari, the Coalition hopes to dim Labor’s star power with a first-time upset
A Labor stronghold since its creation in 2001, the party faces the possibility of losing to the rising popularity of a CLP candidate

Lorena Allam Indigenous affairs editor Photography: Isabella Moore

16, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Remote NT community not told about $5m contract to fix uranium in water supply
Laramba residents have no details of when treatment system will be ready and are forced to pay for bottled water while they wait

Royce Kurmelovs

15, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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From lock-up to sobering up: Victoria grapples with public drunkenness reform
Andrews government has delayed reform amid need to find compromise between police and Indigenous advocacy groups

Adeshola Ore

14, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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