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For Indigenous voters, this election is just more of the same

For Indigenous voters, this election is just more of the same

Both major parties continue to see our community as a problem that requires solving. Nothing will be solved until we have a seat at the table.

If New Zealand can do it, why can’t Australia?

If New Zealand can do it, why can’t Australia?

Crikey readers discuss Closing the Gap and other low points in Australian politics.

How Closing The Gap fell apart

How Closing The Gap fell apart

As the tenth anniversary of Closing The Gap nears, a report has detailed how some very Canberran failings wrecked it.

Trauma in the Kimberley: what life is like in remote indigenous communities

Trauma in the Kimberley: what life is like in remote indigenous communities

Policies are made in Canberra with the best of intentions, but in remote Western Australia, the outcome is very different to what politicians imagined. East Kimberley Homelessness Project co-ordinator Rachelle Irving details life on the ground.

Razer: the premature apotheosis of Karl Stefanovic, or, the media is useless

Razer: the premature apotheosis of Karl Stefanovic, or, the media is useless

We maintain the fiction that media can provoke great change, but that's not really the case.

How we fail Aboriginal Australians with chronic kidney disease

How we fail Aboriginal Australians with chronic kidney disease

The rates of end-stage kidney disease in remote areas are up to 30 times the national average. Why are so many Aboriginal people dying from a preventable disease?

Closing the gap: indigenous men must be a priority

Closing the gap: indigenous men must be a priority

Aboriginal men suffer from the worst health and social outcomes in Australian society. Reconciliation Australia co-chair Tom Calma says they need support if to achieve true reconciliation.