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New laws return ownership of Indigenous artefacts to traditional owners

New laws return ownership of Indigenous artefacts to traditional owners

All Victorian institutions, businesses and individuals now have legal obligations to hand over Aboriginal ancestral remains.

Rundle: the Voice to Parliament sounds like a very bad deal

Rundle: the Voice to Parliament sounds like a very bad deal

The Voice to Parliament, part three of the Uluru deal, seems like it can only end with the Senate and House throwing Indigenous people under the bus.

The ‘new’ scheme to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

The ‘new’ scheme to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

Partially funded by the Commonwealth, the custody notification system (CNS) is closely modelled on a system in place in New South Wales since 2000.

A brief history of Twiggy Forrest’s obsession with cashless welfare

A brief history of Twiggy Forrest’s obsession with cashless welfare

How exactly did a mining magnate come to spearhead the program to shift indigenous Australians onto cashless welfare?

NT indigenous employment program might be fraudulent as well as racist

NT indigenous employment program might be fraudulent as well as racist

The Indigenous Employment Provisional Sum might, unsurprisingly, turn out to be subject to widespread fraud.

Online map of Aboriginal massacres evinces the shocking truth of colonial violence

Online map of Aboriginal massacres evinces the shocking truth of colonial violence

Perhaps this time, finally, we can make the link between indigenous dispossession and the position of Aboriginal people today, writes secretary of the Honest History coalition David Stephens.

How to improve indigenous kids’ lives

How to improve indigenous kids’ lives

Data. We've got to pay attention to the data, writes Stephen Bartos, CEO of the Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth.

Racist? Mate, Australia was born racist

Racist? Mate, Australia was born racist

At our birth as a nation, indigenous people were not part of the conversation. At best, they were treated as a nuisance. At worst ...

Cut Theroux: we don’t need foreign celebrities to teach us about Australian issues

Cut Theroux: we don’t need foreign celebrities to teach us about Australian issues

We shouldn’t need esteemed foreigners to tell us, for example, that Aboriginal people have been screwed over by our government and society for centuries.