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Video Series: What They Don’t Teach You About Sovereignty, Survival, And Invasion

Can Australia heal the wounds of the past and move forward together?

Amy McQuire One year ago

To Celebrate Australia Day Is To Celebrate Violence

Opinion: The past affects the present, and unless there is change, it will affect our future.

Amy McQuire One year ago

Traditional Owners Want To Delay The Government Removing Their Rights Over Land Adani Wants To Mine

The W&J Traditional Owner's Council is one of the final barriers to one of the world's largest coal mines. And it is now scared its native title will be extinguished before its day in court.

Amy McQuire One year ago

"We Clearly Need A Leader With Courage" On Uluru Statement, Aboriginal Lawyer Tells Turnbull

"His dismissal of the Uluru Statement clearly showed no respect to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who participated in those significant dialogues."

Amy McQuire One year ago

Man Accused Of Bowraville Murders Denied Making Admissions Of Guilt To Informer, Court Hears

The defence begins its submission into whether there will be a retrial over the murders of three Aboriginal children in the '90s.

Amy McQuire One year ago

Hearing Begins Into The Deaths Of Three Aboriginal Children On Bowraville Mission

A hearing into the murders of three Aboriginal children in the NSW mid north coast town of Bowraville in the early 90s began today before the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal.

Amy McQuire One year ago

An Aboriginal Man Who Has Maintained His Innocence For 33 Years Will Get Another Day In Court

Derek Bromley has spent three decades protesting his innocence over a 1984 murder.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago
Amy McQuire 2 years ago

Students Are Abusing An Author After Her Poem Was Included In An Exam

Australian high school students are using a Facebook group of nearly 70,000 to share abusive and angry memes after an Indigenous Australian poet's work was included in their English exam.

Brad Esposito 2 years ago

How This Year's Nobel Peace Prize Winners Told The World About The Impact Of Nuclear Testing On Indigenous Peoples

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

Bystanders Need To Step Up And Take Action Against Casual Racism, A New Campaign Says

Two new adverts aim to get Australians to check their own attitudes and prejudices, to stamp out casual racism.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

“Police Held A Gun To My Head”, Claims Aboriginal Man Serving Time For A Murder He Says He Did Not Do

Kevin Henry was sentenced to life for the rape and murder of an Aboriginal woman in 1992. Twenty-five years on, he continues to maintain his innocence.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

Aboriginal Parents Feel "An Overwhelming Sense Of Powerlessness" In Struggles With Child Protection System

Aboriginal families have similar views of what constitutes neglect as non-Aboriginal people, but face greater barriers in the child protection system, a new study says.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

An Australian Radio Host Has Said The N-Word On Air While Talking About NFL Protests

The radio host noted the racist term was not used in "polite conversation" in North America, right after he said it on live radio.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

A 22-Year-Old Aboriginal Man In Tamworth Has Died In Custody

Tane Chatfield's family is calling for answers, after he died in custody on Friday afternoon.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

$1.1 Million Payment Will Not Stop Ms Dhu’s Family From Seeking Justice Over Death In Custody

The family of Yamatji woman Ms Dhu has been awarded an ex gratia payment by the WA Government, but say it wants accountability over her death.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

Aboriginal Elders And Leaders Call On Black Voice That Will Represent Remote Communities

Seventy delegates representing nine regions across Central Australia have released their own statement backing calls for a constitutionally-entrenched voice to parliament.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

This Is Not The First Time The NT Government Has Left Aboriginal People Sleeping Rough, Says Community Organisation

Babies and children were left living on mattresses and in tents after the NT government failed to provide transitional housing in the remote community of Minyerri.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

Australia Slammed At The United Nations For The Exponential Rise In Black Jailing Rates

The UN's expert on Indigenous rights has called on Australia to put in place a national action plan on justice as a matter of priority.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago

"It Was A Rude Meeting," Says An Aboriginal Man Who Met The Prime Minister After Walking 6,000km

The "Spirit Walker" Clinton Pryor spent a year walking across the continent to bring his demands to the nation's politicians. And now he worries it may have fallen on deaf ears.

Amy McQuire 2 years ago