Many believe Australia became it’s own country at federation in 1901, but that’s not strictly true. Instead, it happened more than 80 years later. Why don’t we celebrate it?
The landmark inquest is investigating how four women killed by their partners were failed by systems meant to protect them. How can we stop this from happening?
The failed Voice to Parliament referendum dashed the hopes of many mapping out a path to reconciliation. If we look to the example set by North American Indians, there might be another way forward.
One interviewee told us: ‘Today our lives are being governed by a bureaucrat who hasn’t seen a Blackfella in their life or haven’t spoken to one.’
Aboriginal people in 1951 framed cultural practice as labour and as a tool for advocacy for Aboriginal rights stretching across the continent.
After eight months of an inquiry there are ‘no adverse findings’ against former Hawthorn staff.
We estimate more than 200 communities across Australia do not have community drinking water fountains. That must change.
Research conducted with Gkuthaarn and Kukatj community members helps paint a picture of the lives of eight young Aboriginal people who lived during early colonial expansion.
The sad reality is that if the demands of these early activists had been met nearly a century ago, we would not be suffering the severe disadvantage that hovers over Aboriginal lives still today.
This constitutional reform process may be ‘unorthodox’, but it’s entirely appropriate.
Australia Day has not always been celebrated on January 26, and the meaning of the date has been contested historically and today.
Our work provides new evidence against the theory that people living in Sahul drove the megafauna extinction.
Uncle Jack Charles had a remarkable career of truth-telling across theatre, screen and books.
When public services don’t work for Indigenous peoples, it’s more than just a case of policy failure. As long as colonial assumptions are embedded in the system, there can never be real progress.
Ecosystems thrive in places where human connections with nature go back generations.
The agricultural workforce is changing but a worryingly unsophisticated understanding of workforce diversity lingers in the sector – especially in terms of Indigenous involvement in agriculture.
Bill Onus was a civil rights activist, artist, performer and entrepreneur. A new documentary from his grandson shares his remarkable story.
The characterisation of Aboriginal worlds at 1788 is the central debate between Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu and Peter Sutton and Kerryn Walshe’s Farmers or Hunter-gatherers.
A public consultation process sought feedback on design options for the Indigenous Voice to parliament. Our analysis shows the findings of these sessions.
A Western Australian study, one of the first of its kind, reveals the complex experiences of those living at the intersection of being Indigenous and part of the LGBTIQ+ community.