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Greens leader Adam Bandt (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The Uluru statement is not Lego. The Greens can’t rearrange it to suit their ideals

The Greens have jettisoned an election promise in favour of a new position developed without any serious engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Indigenous Affairs Minister Ken Wyatt. (Image: AAP/ROHAN THOMSON)

What is the Indigenous incarceration rate in Australia?

In December 2019, the rate was 2,536 prisoners per 100,000 adults in the Aboriginal population, compared to 218 prisoners per 100,000 adults in the non-Aboriginal population. What's happening now?

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Here are the Indigenous charities you should be supporting

Here is a (non-exhaustive) list of the Indigenous charities you should consider supporting if you are hoping to make a difference.

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How many Indigenous deaths in custody have been recorded?

How many indigenous deaths in police custody have been recorded in Australia? Here's what we know.

Crikey Worm: Catholic school fight, indigenous advisory body debate

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition brings out the big guns (in the form of John Howard) in its fight with the Catholic school sector, and debate rages over the establishment of an indigenous advisory body in the Australian constitution. It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton and Max Chalmers.

Ma! Iwaidja is a touch-and-listen smartphone and tablet app. It is one of several initiatives that use mobile devices to document Australian languages, writes <b>Bruce Birch</b>.

Indigenous languages preserved in app form: Ma! Iwaidja and other initiatives

Ma! Iwaidja is a touch-and-listen smartphone and tablet app. It is one of several initiatives that use mobile devices to document Australian languages, writes Bruce Birch.

Julia Gillard presented the latest report card on indigenous disadvantage today, revealing school kids are struggling, while Aboriginal employment drops. <b>Amber Jamieson</b> and <b>Callum Denness</b> report.

Closing the gap? PM left ‘disappointed’ on Aboriginal welfare

Julia Gillard presented the latest report card on indigenous disadvantage today, revealing school kids are struggling, while Aboriginal employment drops. Amber Jamieson and Callum Denness report.

Senator Nigel Scullion appeared in a <em>Toronto Star</em> profile on the NT Intervention. His comments appeared ill-informed or seriously out-of-step with contemporary policy and thinking -- even within his own side of politics -- writes <b>Bob Gosford</b>.

Senator Nigel Scullion and his ‘bullshit’ Toronto Star comments

Senator Nigel Scullion appeared in a Toronto Star profile on the NT Intervention. His comments appeared ill-informed or seriously out-of-step with contemporary policy and thinking -- even within his own side of politics -- writes Bob Gosford.

Melbourne Demons footballer Liam Jurrah remains embroiled in an clan dispute that ended up in an Alice Springs court room last week. Jurrah's biographer <b>Bruce Hearn Mackinnon</b> explains some of the challenges for footballers coming from remote indigenous communities.

The battle over Yuendumu

Melbourne Demons footballer Liam Jurrah remains embroiled in an clan dispute that ended up in an Alice Springs court room last week. Jurrah's biographer Bruce Hearn Mackinnon explains some of the challenges for footballers coming from remote indigenous communities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, aborigines, Indigenous Australians: it can be difficult for media organisations to know what terms are appropriate when writing stories about Australia's first inhabitants.

Can the media call indigenous Australians ‘blacks’?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, aborigines, Indigenous Australians: it can be difficult for media organisations to know what terms are appropriate when writing stories about Australia's first inhabitants.

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