Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.
The instances of suicide in First Nation communities is increasing with every passing year. But while the statistics are appalling, the human cost is far more than the headlines suggest.
Tony Abbott accepting a role guiding indigenous affairs is a joke, and an old one, as we’ve been here before.
Growing up adopted in a Jewish household, Deni Langman always felt different. One day she attempted to track down her scattered roots. This is her story.
According to Helen Eason of activist group GMAC, the stolen generation is not some unfortunate footnote in history, it is continuing in modern Australia.
In a speech not widely covered, the maiden speech by One Nation’s Stephen Andrew proudly referenced both his ancient roots and retold the suffering they endured under the hand of the white man.
Oh, the week that was. The Trump Government decided to down tools, death threats were sent to an MP who wanted to change the date, and one Wallaby decided to drive to work.
Management of indigenous Australians through welfare is nothing new. The cashless card merely the latest incarnation.
Charlie Perkins is a name familiar to many, but his acts lesser so. In fact, the man literally spent his life attempting to push us ever closer to equality. A true icon.
The demonstrations against the sentence handed out to Elijah Doughty’s killer is heartening, but I also know that we’ve been here before, and I’m not holding out for sweeping change.
The week that was involved two male vultures creating life, another in Washington DC risking all life and we gazed back at the Mabo decision, and our commonwealth since.
After this weekend’s momentous Uluru statement, I was eagerly waiting for the Government’s response. This morning, I got it from Shorten and Joyce. They don’t care about us.
I recently discovered that the Australian Defence Force is pushing for Indigenous Australians to fight for the country overseas. Which I’m happy to do, provided you fight for us first.
There’s a pattern that seems to repeat in this country. Whenever a minority proudly stands for Australia, white Australians immediately bite back.
With our Indigenous prison rates now the highest in the world, it’s time we look directly at the problem and seek meaningful reform.
With Australia Day upon us once more, I suggest we change the meaning. From Invasion to reconciliation. A brand new day.
Fred Maynard might not be a household name, but as the man formed the first organisation to fight for Indigenous rights, he absolutely should be.
Welcome back to #AussieMavericks. Today we meet Faith Bandler, who fought against colour barriers, created welfare boards and was critical in bringing Indigenous peoples into the constitution.
In a move that has been hailed as a positive, a campaign in the NT aims to bring a separate court for indigenous offenders. But is it the right one?
A new report has outlined the ineffectual governmental programs to curb youth suicide, as Australia is now home to an eye-opening, morbid statistic.
The moving sands of Bondi hold many stories; narratives set to be silenced by the pending Bondi Pavilion redevelopment – Cr Dominic Wy Kanak
In order to solve Indigenous issues, it’s time whitefellas stop forcing solutions and start listening to what’s needed – Jeremy Goff