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Notre Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames

Notre Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames

Good morning, early birds. The historic Notre Dame cathedral has been engulfed with fire, and a week after the death of an Indigenous woman in police custody, her family have accused police of racial profiling and mistaken arrest. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

‘If the Andrews government wants a fight, they’ve got one’

‘If the Andrews government wants a fight, they’ve got one’

The government is facing a growing resistance from Djab Wurrung traditional owners over the destruction of cultural heritage. Is this a litmus test for what's to come with treaty negotiations?

Suicide among First Nations youth is at crisis point

Suicide among First Nations youth is at crisis point

Until we have a conversation about the systemic problems that are driving suicides among First Nations children, we cannot pretend we are a country that comes together in crisis.

Heart Foundation shows Indigenous staff the door

Heart Foundation shows Indigenous staff the door

Former Indigenous employees say the organisation has been marred by an exodus of Aboriginal staff, a collapse of specialist programs and a failure to meet reconciliation targets.

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 Jacinta Price became a darling of the (alt) right

How Jacinta Price became a darling of the (alt) right

The NT politician is favoured by TV producers, supported by alt-right trolls and will soon run for federal office. How did her star rise so high?

Swelling crowds and rising heat: the mixed emotions of Invasion Day

Swelling crowds and rising heat: the mixed emotions of Invasion Day

"While the marches are sometimes referred to as 'change the date' rallies, this is not accurate. These rallies are about changing the discourse."

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?

Abbott’s vision for remote education has been tried, and failed

Abbott’s vision for remote education has been tried, and failed

Stigmatising Aboriginal languages — and by extension, their speakers — is still in vogue despite the many complex realities on the ground.