Indigenous

Invasion Day protests draw tens of thousands across the country

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains names and descriptions of people who have died. Major cities in Australia saw huge turnouts on January 26 for the annual...

Aboriginal deaths in custody continue

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains names and descriptions of people who have died. ** Veronica Nelson Walker, a 37-year-old Yorta Yorta woman, was found dead while incarcerated...

Kumanjayi Walker shot dead by police

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains names and descriptions of people who have died. ** Kumanjayi Walker, a 19-year-old Warlpiri man, was shot dead by Northern Territory police...

The roots of racism against Aboriginal people

For more than two centuries, Indigenous people in Australia have been resisting attacks on their lives, land and culture. Aboriginal people continually have their working rights, land rights, and welfare rights undermined and attacked. Indigenous...

The fight to save the Djab Wurrung trees

The Victorian Labor government has embarked on a $672 million project to duplicate the Western Highway between Ballarat and Stawell. The 12.5 km section of road between Buangor and Ararat cuts through the songline...

Queensland: Children kept in adult watch houses

Maximum-security adult watch houses are being used to detain children as young as 10 in Queensland. The government claims that this is due to overcrowding and upgrades at juvenile facilities. The majority of these...

Protests continue in bid to save sacred trees

An 800-year-old sacred tree, used as a birthing site by the Djab Wurrung people, is among 3,000 trees set to be destroyed by the Andrews Labor government as they make way for an expansion...

Book Review: Dark Emu

Bruce Pascoe's 2014 book 'Dark Emu, Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?' was republished in 2018 as 'Dark Emu' with some extra material. Australians are systematically miseducated about Aboriginal history. Pascoe sets out to give people...

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