Category: Indigenous

Gold Coast Indigenous active-wear startup could be the next big thing

By Megan Dennis Online production by Joseph Lam Alisha Geary may seem like your normal university student, but behind the scenes, the young indigenous woman is running her start-up active-wear label, FAEBELLA. The designs feature Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

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Australians come together to mark Sorry Day

Australians across the country gathered to commemorate the annual ‘Sorry Day’. This year has special significance. It’s 20 years since the “Bringing Them Home” report into the generations of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander children stolen from their families. Jesse

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20 years on, Government still fails to implement Stolen Generation recommendations

By Lily Nothling Online production by Joseph Lam An Indigenous support organisation is calling for compensation and support for the Stolen Generation after the Government has failed to implement its recommendations from the 1997 Bringing Them Home national inquiry.

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Luxury Chanel boomerang causes Indigenous art law controversy

Written by Lily Greer Produced for online by Lily Nothling A $2000 boomerang designed and sold by French label Chanel has sparked the debate over the creative ownership of Indigenous art. The luxury artefact has prompted Bob Katter to renew

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Indigenous women numbers rising in Australia’s prisons

By Lily Greer Produced for online by Emily Halverson A new study says Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander women make up 34 per cent of the female prison population but only two per cent of Australia’s female population.

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Indigenous art flowing through the River City

Brisbane is hosting the Maiwar exhibition, which has the work of indigenous artists ‘flowing’ through the river city. By the way, Maiwar is the traditional owners’ name for the Brisbane River. Laurel Fox reports.

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Broncos Girls Academy receives funding boost

Many people may not know it, but the Broncos has a girls academy. It’s not about footy. It’s about supporting indigenous girls in high school and now Canberra’s kicked in with more funding. Emily Kuehner reports.

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More funding promises as money-men debate

Federal Opposition leader Bill Shorten went to Arnhem Land today. He’s promised more funds for indigenous jobs. Meanwhile, the Treasurer and his shadow counterpart met face to face, in a debate in Canberra. Gizelle Ghidella reports.

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$150 million support for Indigenous families

There are far more indigenous Queensland children needing state protection than any other group. So in a bid to close the gap, the state government is going to do more to keep Aboriginal and Islander families together. It believes it

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World’s oldest hafted-axe found in Western Australia

  By Hannah Kotaidis edited for online By Jacob Miley A fragment from an edge-axe, believed to be on of the world’s oldest tools, has been discovered in the remote Kimberly region. The axe’s age coincides with the arrival of

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