Anthropologist Neville White has spent two months a year since 1974 in Arnhem Land, as a guest of Yolngu families residing at the Donydji community.
In Dreamers and Schemers, the activities of male political elites take precedence over other social movements.
Long before Green Square was a huge urban renewal project it was Country known to Traditional Owners for its wetlands. Until now, those water stories have remained largely invisible.
Kate Cocks, South Australia’s first policewoman, was no saint – but she helped solve major crimes including the poisoning of children, abortion rackets and drug smuggling.
A 20-year cultural revitalisation effort has led to a songline being sung again on Country, to an audience of 140 people.
Liberal democracy has been a failure for First Nations people – a Voice to Parliament must add more weight to the scales.
This artwork tells the incredible story of the Indigenous Traditional Owners who have long called the Tanami home.
The Australian War Memorial’s pledge to recognise the frontier wars is an end to ‘black armband’ rhetoric. It should now investigate the Aboriginal resistance, and see it as a military operation.
The National Museum of Australia has just opened the most significant redevelopment in its history.
Ningla-A’Na has now been restored and is being re-released in Australian cinemas.
Indigenous oral history is more than a methodology. It is living history, practised for thousands of millennia, intrinsically woven into Aboriginal people’s way of life and culture.
When Max Chandler-Mather rose to speak in question time, he was criticised for not wearing a tie. But Australian men have been going tie-less for decades.
Forced labour in the cane fields of Queensland has had a lasting influence of the Australian nation.
New research shows there is still a lot of love for rhyming slang – but mostly among older Australians.
Oversimplified versions of the past lead to bad political decisions.
During the 1950s, Nat made hundreds of carvings. Today, many of these are likely to be lying unidentified in people’s homes and in museum basements.
Soldier atrocities are shaped by our society, culture, and political fabric. Preventing them will require a comprehensive rethinking of policies, attitudes, and approaches to war.
For mature-age students of the Study Centre in the 1970s, education offered them a new life.
Tim Rowse concludes that Paul Daley’s new novel, inspired by true events in Arnhem Land, is fluent and skilfully paced – but doesn’t risk complicating the critical narrative of our colonial history.
The cost of the Australian biometric passport and the rigour involved in obtaining one can be traced to our participation in an international passport system that evolved over the last century.