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The youth suicide of First Nations people is a national crisis

The youth suicide of First Nations people is a national crisis

The suicide of First Nation youth in this country is at a crisis point. But it is our lack of a meaningful response that should be loudly noted.

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Deep Time Dreaming – Billy Griffiths on Indigenous Australia

In Deep Time Dreaming, Billy Griffiths examines Australia’s coming-to-terms with its Indigenous past. Hyperbole aside, it is the most important analysis of who we were in a very long time.

The One Nation speech that proudly spoke of multiculturalism, decried the mistakes of White 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.

Current Affairs Wrap: Trump government shuts down, Australia Day debate turns vicious, Wallaby complains about commute

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.

Charlie Perkins: Our most enduring Indigenous bureaucrat who fought with an open palm

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.

We need to talk about our women’s movement and white privilege

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.

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