Category: Indigenous

Indigenous culture takes centre stage at Festival 2018

Indigenous culture took centre stage on the first full day of Festival 2018. The two week program is showcasing the talent and stories of Queensland’s artistic community. Michael McGuane reports.

QUT Radio News – Commonwealth Games Special – Friday 6 April 2018

Welcome to the latest of our special reports on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. It was a golden night for Australia on day one of competition. Kaydan Howison reports.

QUT Radio News – Commonwealth Games Special – Thursday 5 April 2018

Welcome to the latest of our special reports on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Some shocking news as an Australian great pulls out of the Games at the last minute, but we also got our first medal. High hopes

Indigenous businesses embraced by the Commonwealth Games

In a world-first, Indigenous businesses have been invited to join the Commonwealth Games journey. This commitment to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders hopes to build legacies for not only for them, but the first peoples of future host

Health summit focuses on Indigenous children

A new program aimed at improving the health of Aboriginal babies is being trialled in Queensland. Health workers say the program is already a success raising hopes it could be expanded across Australia. Claire Boughey reports.

Indigenous inclusion promised for 2018 Commonwealth Games

One of the major goals for next year’s Commonwealth Games is to engage with Australia’s first nations people. But some Indigenous leaders are doubtful of the government’s commitment to reconciliation. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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

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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