Three reasons why the gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians aren’t closing

OPINION & ANALYSIS: If the promised “refresh” of Closing the Gap does not put resources – and the power to direct them – into Indigenous hands, the prospects for closing socioeconomic gaps are likely to remain distant.

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Henry Reynolds: We need a new Australia Day

OPINION & ANALYSIS: January 26 marks one of the greatest expropriations in modern history, which took place at Sydney Cove. Why do so many Australians want to commemorate an act of egregious injustice?

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Listening to the heart: what now for Indigenous recognition after the Uluru summit?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Indigenous Australians are willing to negotiate. But are non-Indigenous Australians ready to enter into respectful negotiations? Or will they, once again, ignore the invitation?

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The gap of Indigenous disadvantage is being closed too slowly: report

Successes being achieved, but progress nationally is too slow, says new Closing The Gap report

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Little Aboriginal girl triumphs over racial abuse

A little Aboriginal girl was told she could not be her favourite Disney Princess since she’s black.

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Origins Festival highlights Indigenous Australia in London

Origins Festival of First Nations 2015 to feature Ilbijerri Theatre Company, Zugubal Dancers, and David Gulpilil film ‘The Tracker’.

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Indigenous Australia exhibition at British Museum raises questions and criticism

Various Aboriginal leaders and protesters have called for the repatriation of the British Museum’s collection of 6000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander objects.

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Whitlam memorial: Pearson speech hailed as one of the greats

VIDEO | Noel Pearson delivers rousing ‘this old man’ eulogy at Gough Whitlam memorial service.

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Nova Peris denies using public money for love affair

Australian senator and former athletics star, Nova Peris, rejects claims she sought public funds to conduct an affair with fellow Olympian, Ato Bolton, after publication of explicit emails.

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Impact of British settlers on Aboriginals ‘all bad”, says PM

Tony Abbott criticises the negative impact that early British settlers had on Indigenous Australians.

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Tony Abbott’s Australia ‘unsettled’ comments labelled “silly” by own advisor

Tony Abbott’s chief indigenous advisor has called the PM’s reference to Australia being “unsettled” before British colonisation as “silly while Nova Peris has branded them as “highly offensive”.

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Tasmania wecoming back Aboriginal remains after traders scattered them across the world

A representative of Aboriginal delegates expressed their delight in having the remains of an ancestor returned to Australia from Chicago’s Field Museum in Chicago.

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Calls for fresh look at indigenous health

A new report looks at ways to better use funding for indigenous health, which could have economic and social spin-offs.

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Where are the Indigenous Australians on our screens?

In Australian soaps such as Home and Away, Neighbours, Sons and Daughters, The Flying Doctors and Prisoner Aboriginal characters are notable by their absence.

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