Good morning, early birds. The Coalition announced a plan for free childcare yesterday, and 6.6 million US employees have lost their jobs in the past week. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Western Australia's use of fixed-term tenancies is "fundamentally unethical" say advocates, and in some cases it's breaking families up.
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.
Kevin Rudd's National Apology was meant to be a turning point in Australia's treatment of Indigenous Australians, but after a decade we've learnt that it was anything but.
Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's fixation with the cashless welfare card is more about him playing modern Tarzan than what is good for indigenous communities.
Noel Pearson's accusation that the ABC is "racist" has ruffled feathers at the public broadcaster. But no one is talking about whether he might have a point, writes Goori journalist and writer Jack Latimore
Would indigenous recognition (or a treaty) allow indigenous Australians to declare themselves independent from the Commonwealth?
Hopefully, if enough Territory whitefellas change their identification on the census form, it will eventually force the Commonwealth to provide funding based on socio-economic disadvantage and not on identity, writes Rolf Gerritsen.
Although the Indigenous Rangers -- Working on Country program is a huge success, Nigel Scullion wants to overhaul it from a community-run to a top-down structure.