We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
The online world is a lived experience for Aboriginal people, and it has real world impacts.
Scott Morrison has restarted two culture wars on Indigenous issues. The project of shoring up the Liberal Party base thus continues.
The Victorian government has a long way to go if Indigenous Australians are going to trust it to maintain good faith in treaty negotiations.
While the furore may have died down surrounding poor and inaccurate research in a book detailing Indigenous women musicians, Deborah Cheetham says the issue is an exhausting and common one that Indigenous Australians face regularly.
Uncomfortable though Indigenous Australians' laments may be to hear, the public servants from PM&C were delighted, writes editor at The Mandarin Harley Dennett.
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.
The 2017 Closing the Gap report shows disappointingly little progress toward targets for removing or reducing the gap in health and educational outcomes for indigenous Australians.
Last year, BuzzFeed was leaked a copy of the script, and reported that Aboriginal actors had distanced themselves from the production.
Every now and then, the real experiences of indigenous Australians disrupts our idea of things, but not nearly often enough, writes NT artist Therese Ritchie.