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Where do Victorian micro-parties and independents stand on Aboriginal treaty?

Where do Victorian micro-parties and independents stand on Aboriginal treaty?

Who will continue to support Dan Andrews' plan for treaty? And who will try to thwart it?

Could this Indigenous movement be the 21st-century Mabo?

Could this Indigenous movement be the 21st-century Mabo?

Indigenous data sovereignty may provide First Nations communities with valuable future resources to assist with overcoming inequality and disadvantage.

Rundle: how the sop of ‘recognition’ forces Indigenous people to beg

Rundle: how the sop of ‘recognition’ forces Indigenous people to beg

There appears to be an imbalance built into this whole recognition process. It looks like a process that confers power on Indigenous people, but, in a curious way, it does the opposite.

Is Scullion really ending his ‘racist’ welfare program?

Is Scullion really ending his ‘racist’ welfare program?

If reports are anything to go by, Nigel Scullion's sudden promotion to leader of the Nationals isn't the only big change coming for him.

Calls for a treaty with Aboriginal Australia have a long and troubled history

Calls for a treaty with Aboriginal Australia have a long and troubled history

Much of the Uluru statement consists of emotional -- albeit noble -- claims, motherhood statements and flowery language.

Rundle: time to do better than Closing the Gap

Rundle: time to do better than Closing the Gap

We need more targeted, concrete, imaginative and audacious strategies, rather than the half-baked arse-covering you see in the current Closing the Gap reports.

When should Australia Day be, if not January 26?

When should Australia Day be, if not January 26?

Varied academics and ambassadors still struggle to reach a consensus on an appropriate Australia Day … day, writes Crikey intern Harrison Johnstone.

‘Malignant grief’: doctor speaks about his battle against indigenous suicide

‘Malignant grief’: doctor speaks about his battle against indigenous suicide

Murray Chapman works at the centre of a community whose heart and soul is being torn apart by suicide, writes deputy editor of Australian Doctor magazine Paul Smith.

How did so many indigenous Australians end up in prison?

How did so many indigenous Australians end up in prison?

When Frank Walker was in office in the early 1980s there was no heroin epidemic, no talkback radio law and order campaigns, and there were less than 4000 people in prison in NSW, writes Bob Debus.

What is the Cashless Debit Card? And does it discriminate against Aboriginal people?

What is the Cashless Debit Card? And does it discriminate against Aboriginal people?

Crikey intern Tessa Fox explains the Cashless Debit Card.