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Labor submission to rename Gellibrand as Cooper - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Labor submission to rename Gellibrand as Cooper
Herald Sun
Mr Watts has put forward the name of “Cooper”, after Aboriginal rights pioneer William Cooper. Mr Cooper played a role in establishing the Footscray-based Australian Aborigines' League to advocate for a fairer deal for indigenous Australians. The ...

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Labor submission to rename Gellibrand as Cooper - Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph

Labor submission to rename Gellibrand as Cooper
Daily Telegraph
“Gellibrand was a product a different time and his interactions with indigenous Australians reflect outdated thinking about our relationship with the traditional owners of our land,” Mr Watts said. “Few residents of Melbourne's west today would view ...

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'Shocking' Detention of Australia's Aboriginal Children - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

'Shocking' Detention of Australia's Aboriginal Children
Human Rights Watch
It was one of at least five instances when detention center guards in Australia's Northern Territory used excessive force against him between October 2010 and August 2014, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's “Four Corners” reported last year.

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Mungo Man welcomed back to country in dance and song - ABC Online


ABC Online

Mungo Man welcomed back to country in dance and song
ABC Online
Dancers, musicians and cultural leaders from Indigenous communities across Australia gathered in south west New South Wales and northern Victoria on the weekend, to celebrate the return of Mungo Man, Australia's oldest known human remains.

Mungo Man welcomed back to country in dance and song - ABC Online


ABC Online

Mungo Man welcomed back to country in dance and song
ABC Online
Dancers, musicians and cultural leaders from Indigenous communities across Australia gathered in south west New South Wales and northern Victoria on the weekend, to celebrate the return of Mungo Man, Australia's oldest known human remains.

Same sex marriage win does not make Australia a fair or friendly nation - The Mercury


The Mercury

Same sex marriage win does not make Australia a fair or friendly nation
The Mercury
And Indigenous Australians are jailed in record numbers by governments and courts across the nation. The marginalisation and demonisation of those with mental illness by measures such as a capricious welfare system continues unabated. Our education ...

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Groups urge national youth justice changes - SBS


Groups urge national youth justice changes
SBS
"All Australian governments must take immediate measures to reform our youth justice systems and address the recommendations of the royal commission," the statement says. "These must be developed collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

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Groups urge national youth justice changes - SBS


Groups urge national youth justice changes
SBS
The organisations highlight the fact indigenous children make up more than half the number of children in youth prisons across the country. "We are deeply concerned at the worsening rate at which Australia is locking up Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

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Don Dale: Punishment not the way to deal with young offenders - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Don Dale: Punishment not the way to deal with young offenders
The Sydney Morning Herald
A system geared to punishment rather than healing will always fail, because it turns a blind eye to the underlying impacts of disadvantage, trauma and complex .

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After Don Dale, a new path for Indigenous Australians - Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

After Don Dale, a new path for Indigenous Australians
Brisbane Times
The report is, above all, a terrible indictment of the treatment and plight of Indigenous Australians. As many as 94 per cent of minors in detention in the NT are Aborigines. Yet, around the time Mr Turnbull announced the judicial inquiry, his ...
Don Dale: Punishment not the way to deal with young offendersThe Sydney Morning Herald

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After Don Dale, a new path for Indigenous Australians - Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

After Don Dale, a new path for Indigenous Australians
Brisbane Times
The report is, above all, a terrible indictment of the treatment and plight of Indigenous Australians. As many as 94 per cent of minors in detention in the NT are Aborigines. Yet, around the time Mr Turnbull announced the judicial inquiry, his ...

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After Don Dale, a new path for Indigenous Australians - The Age


The Age

After Don Dale, a new path for Indigenous Australians
The Age
The report is, above all, a terrible indictment of the treatment and plight of Indigenous Australians. As many as 94 per cent of minors in detention in the NT are Aborigines. Yet, around the time Mr Turnbull announced the judicial inquiry, his ...

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Indigenous women: The pillars of First Peoples' communities - SBS


SBS

Indigenous women: The pillars of First Peoples' communities
SBS
Indigenous women are considered to be the pillars of the Aboriginal Communities throughout Australia. For thousands of years, they have passed from generation to generation the stories of their ancestors, their culture, their customs and their customs.
Closing the Gap: Indigenous Injustice Parallels in Australia and CanadaThe McGill International Review

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Indigenous women: The pillars of First Peoples' communities - SBS


SBS

Indigenous women: The pillars of First Peoples' communities
SBS
Indigenous women are considered to be the pillars of the Aboriginal Communities throughout Australia. For thousands of years, they have passed from generation to generation the stories of their ancestors, their culture, their customs and their customs.
Closing the Gap: Indigenous Injustice Parallels in Australia and CanadaThe McGill International Review

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Indigenous women: The pillars of First Peoples communities - SBS


SBS

Indigenous women: The pillars of First Peoples communities
SBS
Indigenous women are considered to be the pillars of the Aboriginal Communities throughout Australia. For thousands of years, they have passed from generation to generation the stories of their ancestors, their culture, their customs and their customs.
Closing the Gap: Indigenous Injustice Parallels in Australia and CanadaThe McGill International Review

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Bone, ochre and shifting sand of Mungo Man - SBS


The West Australian

Bone, ochre and shifting sand of Mungo Man
SBS
Aboriginal elders are continuing a four-decade campaign to decide the fate of their oldest-known ancestors and redraw the history of Australia, after the iconic remains of Mungo Man were returned home a few days ago. In 1968 archaeologist Jim Bowler ...
Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains for outback burialBusiness Insider
Mungo Man memorial should include othersThe West Australian
Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains to original resting placeStuff.co.nz
DeathRattleSports.com
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Remote Aboriginal community in the NT signs 99-year lease to control their own land - ABC Online


ABC Online

Remote Aboriginal community in the NT signs 99-year lease to control their own land
ABC Online
After 10 years of negotiations, members of the Gumatj clan in the community of Gunyangara in north-east Arnhem Land have signed a 99-year lease that will give them control over development on their own land. "I think it's a milestone for us in a way, ...

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Remote Aboriginal community in the NT signs 99-year lease to control their own land - ABC Online


ABC Online

Remote Aboriginal community in the NT signs 99-year lease to control their own land
ABC Online
After 10 years of negotiations, members of the Gumatj clan in the community of Gunyangara in north-east Arnhem Land have signed a 99-year lease that will give them control over development on their own land. "I think it's a milestone for us in a way, ...

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Spice up your Life with these Aussie Natives - National Geographic Australia


Spice up your Life with these Aussie Natives
National Geographic Australia
Increasingly, however, “traditional” Aussie food is being redefined by some of our most famous chefs, as they embrace native bush ingredients, ingredients that have been used by Indigenous Australians for thousands of years. Lemon myrtle, wattleseed ...

Northcote by-election: Greens win inner-city seat, Thorpe to become first female Aboriginal MP - ABC Online


The Australian

Northcote by-election: Greens win inner-city seat, Thorpe to become first female Aboriginal MP
ABC Online
The Greens' Lidia Thorpe will become the first Aboriginal woman in Victoria's Parliament, defeating Labor's Clare Burns on the back of a campaign that included a pitch to voters that they could make history while not toppling a progressive government ...
Northcote by-election: Greens snatch seat from Labor in shock winThe Australian
Northcote byelection: Greens claim historic victory, taking seat from Labor after 90 yearsThe Age
Beef snags take out the sausage stakes in NorthcoteBallarat Courier

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