Seas are rising in the Torres Strait, swamping crops and graveyards. Friday’s decision by a landmark UN committee is a breakthrough for Indigenous rights and climate justice.
It’s great news Origin is walking away from fracking and gas. But other companies are still keen to frack the Beetaloo despite climate and environment concerns.
The prime minister has made a good start on a referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament. But as always, the details will be crucial.
Water rights are beginning to be allocated to Indigenous Australians – but there’s a long way to go to reverse the legal fiction of aqua nullius.
Urban renewal can bring downsides as well as benefits. A new guide helps people connect more deeply with their suburbs.
Rather than sitting in the back seat, Indigenous Australians must be up front in managing the recovery of Australia’s unique and precious environment.
The Morrison government has claimed it has delivered on its commitment to co-design an Indigenous Voice, but the parliamentary term will end without any such Voice being legislated or in place.
Fires in arid Australia are extensive, largely unmanaged, often destructive and significantly under-reported.
The first class action on stolen wages against the Commonwealth seeks compensation for wages owed to Aboriginal workers in the Northern Territory.
Australia’s curriculum is being reviewed for the first time since 2014. The proposed changes include positive additions to acknowledge our many cultures. But there are some reductive changes, too.
For non-Indigenous Australians, the last summer of bushfires seemed to mark the end times. Indigenous Australians have a long perspective on history, which offers hope.
Yes, transitioning Australia to a zero-carbon economy is essential, but the federal government must remedy this imbalance.
The mission of Voice. Treaty. Truth in the Uluru Statement represents very carefully sequenced reforms. A proper understanding of these should guide any constitutional changes.
Evidence shows sharing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories helps break down stereotypes and prejudice. But these stories are absent from the majority of classroom literature.
As the bushfire royal commission examines whether to expand the use of indigenous fire techniques, overseas countries are already on board.
Michelle Grattan talks with aboriginal advocate Pat Turner
Botany was an integral feature of Britain’s colonial and imperial ambitions.
The Coronavirus Supplement will boost the total income of very remote Indigenous Australai by one quarter.
The extent of this achievement is staggering, almost incomprehensible in a southern Australia context after the summer’s devastating bushfires.
Interviews in three Pacific nations revealed concerns over a lack of balance in the Australia-Pacific relationship and a certain level of racism and disrespect directed towards islanders.