Clothing from Indigenous-run business Clothing the Gaps.
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We interviewed Indigenous business owners, managers and employees to explore how these businesses support strong levels of Indigenous employment.
A royal commission into sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities is not the way to address abuse against Aboriginal children. Indigenous-led solutions are needed.
Entries in the Springsure Native Mounted Police Diary.
Frontier violence was widespread across colonial Queensland and has real life implications for contemporary Australia.
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Although there was a lot of misinformation during the Voice to Parliament campaign, this is not the first time this has been used as a campaign tactic. Would a misinformation bill solve this
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The national focus on the Voice to Parliament referendum diverted attention from state-based Treaty processes currently happening across the country.
A message tree adjacent to the Narran River, Euahlayi (Yuwalaraay) Country, NSW.
The Voice to Parliament has failed. What does this mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
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The ‘no’ vote defeating the referendum is just one part of a long political journey for First Nations people. What went wrong for the ‘yes’ campaign, and where does Australia go from here?
For over 100 years, the Victorian school curriculum has failed to give generations of students the chance to learn about Indigenous political movements.
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The Voice to Parliament could advise on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges can help the country prepare for and lessen the damage of natural disasters such as bushfires.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at New Zealand Parliament beside senior cultural adviser to Parliament Kura Moeahu during a Māori welcome ceremony.
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Despite the claim ‘there is no comparable constitutional body like this anywhere in the world’ many countries have similar institutions to the proposed Voice.
Dharriwaa Elders Group
Aboriginal Elders play an important role as community leaders and cultural knowledge holders. Supporting this aspect of ageing well is crucial.
Archaeologists and a scientist using artificial intelligence to study how Aboriginal rock painters’ styles developed over thousands of years.
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There are many programs where people can generate art using AI. However, this comes with a risk of non-Indigenous people generating Indigenous art, which negatively affects Indigenous artists.
Invasion Day Reflection and smoking ceremony on parliament steps, Melbourne.
Truth-telling between First Nations and non-Indigenous people is a vital step in recognising past colonial wrongdoing. And research has found it is also a step towards self-determination and healing.
Although both Pauline Hanson and Lidia Thorpe are campaigning for a ‘no’ vote, it’s important to note they are coming from two different sides.
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Conservatives and sections of the left are both advocating against the Voice, but for different reasons.
Olkola Elder Uncle Mike Trying on the VR Goggles for the first time, viewing a 3D projection of the Nukakurra trail.
Olkola Traditional Owners are working with researchers to use digital technologies to see how story interweaves with Country. It also aims to bring Country to Olkola people who are unable to travel.
Since the Indigenous Voice to Parliament was announced, there has been an increase of hate speech and personal attacks. Hate speech and misinformation can cause physical and mental harm.
A male emu with his chicks. Euahlayi/Yuwaalaraay Country, Bangate Rd, Goodooga, NSW.
For many Indigenous peoples, fathers can include extended family. ‘Emu men’ explores a new way for Indigenous father roles to be recognised in a way that celebrates this.
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The last time the country voted in a referendum on Indigenous affairs was in 1967. Advocates for the ‘Voice to Parliament’ say it is the best way to remedy a long legacy of failed policies.
Our research finds at-risk youth in north Queensland wanted to feel safe and included in the community, but often felt the opposite.
2022 Garma Festival.
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The Garma Festival has a long history of being a significant site for cultural celebration and political discussion. As we approach the referendum announcement, this brings much focus to the Voice.