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Population, income fare well in Census - The West Australian


The West Australian

Population, income fare well in Census
The West Australian
In terms of ancestry, 30.2 per cent areAustralian, while 22.1 per cent are English, 9.2 per cent Australian Aboriginal, 5.8 per cent Irish and 5.3 per cent Scottish. One in five Broome residents does volunteer work through an organisation or group ...

"Trailblazing" Indigenous rights activist Dr Evelyn Scott dies - ABC Online


"Trailblazing" Indigenous rights activist Dr Evelyn Scott dies
ABC Online
Indigenous activist Dr Evelyn Scott - who was one of the lead campaigners behind the 1967 constitutional referendum - has died. The 81 year old is being remembered as a trailblazer who changed Australia. She lobbied for the inclusion of Indigenous ...

Why Australia Should Sign The UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. Now. - Huffington Post Australia


Huffington Post Australia

Why Australia Should Sign The UN Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty. Now.
Huffington Post Australia
Many Australian indigenous and service personnel victims of British colonial nuclear testing at Maralinga, Emu Field and the Montebello islands in the 1950s and '60s would no doubt attest to the importance of the treaty, which will come into force upon ...

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Dr Evelyn Scott, Indigenous rights activist and 'trailblazer', dies aged 81 - ABC Online


ABC Online

Dr Evelyn Scott, Indigenous rights activist and 'trailblazer', dies aged 81
ABC Online
Among the towering figures of Australia's Aboriginal and Islander communities, Dr Evelyn Scott AO, stood proud and tall. The Indigenous educator and social justice campaigner has died in far north Queensland aged 81, and is being remembered as a ...
Evelyn Scott: Indigenous activist dies in QueenslandThe Australian
Indigenous activist Evelyn Scott diesNEWS.com.au
Community in mourning after activist and leader Dr Eveleyn Scott passes awaySBS

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Dr Evelyn Scott, Indigenous rights activist and 'trailblazer', dies aged 81 - ABC Online


ABC Online

Dr Evelyn Scott, Indigenous rights activist and 'trailblazer', dies aged 81
ABC Online
Among the towering figures of Australia's Aboriginal and Islander communities, Dr Evelyn Scott AO, stood proud and tall. The Indigenous educator and social justice campaigner has died in far north Queensland aged 81, and is being remembered as a ...
Community in mourning after activist and leader Dr Eveleyn Scott passes awaySBS
Evelyn Scott: Indigenous activist dies in QueenslandThe Australian
Indigenous activist Evelyn Scott diesNEWS.com.au

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Meet The Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards Finalist Creating Change In The Sustainable STEM Space - Gizmodo Australia


Gizmodo Australia

Meet The Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards Finalist Creating Change In The Sustainable STEM Space
Gizmodo Australia
IDX is continuing an 80,000 year tradition of innovation that has been practiced by Indigenous people and communities across Australia. What Indigenous innovators are doing today is combining the sophistication of traditional knowledge with 21st ...

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Meet The Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards Finalist Creating Change In The Sustainable STEM Space - Gizmodo Australia


Gizmodo Australia

Meet The Indigenous Digital Excellence Awards Finalist Creating Change In The Sustainable STEM Space
Gizmodo Australia
IDX is continuing an 80,000 year tradition of innovation that has been practiced by Indigenous people and communities across Australia. What Indigenous innovators are doing today is combining the sophistication of traditional knowledge with 21st ...

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Jail numbers point to a wider malaise - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Jail numbers point to a wider malaise
The Sydney Morning Herald
The disproportionate representation of Aboriginal people in our jails is a symptom of a wider disconnect, which no court process can fix. Jails may mean one thing for Australia's non-Indigenous population and something quite different for its first people.

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Jail numbers point to a wider malaise - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Jail numbers point to a wider malaise
The Sydney Morning Herald
The disproportionate representation of Aboriginal people in our jails is a symptom of a wider disconnect, which no court process can fix. Jails may mean one thing for Australia's non-Indigenous population and something quite different for its first people.

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Deirdre McCloskey explains what makes Australia great - The Australian


Deirdre McCloskey explains what makes Australia great
The Australian
The many places that have succeeded have nothing in common in terms of their indigenous history, race, geography, climate or resources. Any claims to ownership of Australian IP — that is, how it became the Australia of today — that rests on the ...

Deirdre McCloskey explains what makes Australia great - The Australian


Deirdre McCloskey explains what makes Australia great
The Australian
The quaint idea that the intellectual property of Australia, how we came to be the superb country that we are, was somehow created by Aborigines, Anglos and (mostly) European postwar settlers misrepresents the truth. It is tantamount to theft. Had ...

Geneticists Trace an Australian Migration with Aboriginal Artifacts - WIRED


WIRED

Geneticists Trace an Australian Migration with Aboriginal Artifacts
WIRED
So far, Cooper and Tobler have published an analysis of the mitochondrial DNA from 111 samples taken from three Aboriginal communities—representing families that the Australian government and missionaries had moved from homelands all across the ...

Design competition for new Adelaide contemporary art gallery forthcoming - Architecture AU


Architecture AU

Design competition for new Adelaide contemporary art gallery forthcoming
Architecture AU
“As its name suggests, Adelaide Contemporary encompasses contemporary art,” he said. “But more than that, it is about a contemporary attitude to art, education and entertainment – one that encompasses Aboriginal Australia and the state's collection.

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London's Tate Modern takes possession of iconic Australian art - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

London's Tate Modern takes possession of iconic Australian art
The Sydney Morning Herald
London: Captain Cook fades into the background, replaced by bold indigenous colours in a new work displayed at London's Tate Modern, part of a program to bring Australian art into the international limelight. On Tuesday, the Tate unveiled Gordon ...

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London's Tate Modern takes possession of iconic Australian art - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

London's Tate Modern takes possession of iconic Australian art
The Sydney Morning Herald
London: Captain Cook fades into the background, replaced by bold indigenous colours in a new work displayed at London's Tate Modern, part of a program to bring Australian art into the international limelight. On Tuesday, the Tate unveiled Gordon ...

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Heterosexual, white men with jobs 'aren't included in anything', Canberra Liberal MLA says - ABC Online


ABC Online

Heterosexual, white men with jobs 'aren't included in anything', Canberra Liberal MLA says
ABC Online
The private motion, which was brought on by Labor MLA Tara Cheyne, noted government funding to promote the inclusion of women, gay and lesbian Canberrans, refugees, Indigenous Australians and vulnerable people. It applauded programs like A Gender ...

Kim Scott wants to reclaim Aboriginal stories and languages - ABC Local


Kim Scott wants to reclaim Aboriginal stories and languages
ABC Local
He also studies indigenous languages and is equally as passionate in teaching us about the languages used in Australia before white colonisation and the rich way of describing the world and empowerment that comes from indigenous language and stories.

Incarceration solutions lie within communities - National Indigenous Times


National Indigenous Times

Incarceration solutions lie within communities
National Indigenous Times
Aboriginal people make up 27 percent of Australia's adult prison population, despite representing only three percent of the nation's total population, the ALS said. “Our people say laws are too punitive and that there aren't enough community-based ...

Australia Day review: 'A full vision of the hell of Australian race relations' - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia Day review: 'A full vision of the hell of Australian race relations'
The Sydney Morning Herald
The day dawns hot on this particular Australia Day in the northern capital, but we are off at pace. An Aboriginal teenage girl runs from something, her head stained with blood; a young dark-skinned man runs from two white youths, in another suburb; a ...
MOVIE REVIEW: Crackingly paced but runs out of puffMackay Daily Mercury

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Australia Day review: 'A full vision of the hell of Australian race relations' - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia Day review: 'A full vision of the hell of Australian race relations'
The Sydney Morning Herald
So now we have three storylines, on three broad themes: Indigenous Australians versus police, White Australia versus Arab Australia, and human trafficking. When we find out that Terry (Brown) has lost his farm to the bank, we can add rural ...

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