A specially choreographed Welcome to Country will be projected onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s pylons tonight as the bridge turns into a giant Aboriginal flag.

Australia’s 2016 New Year Fest to celebrate its Aboriginal connection and culture

The connection between Indigenous people and the land will be celebrated as part of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney. Red fireworks will cascade from the Harbour Bridge pylons while... Read more »
National Indigenous Human Rights Awards recognize Aboriginal rights struggle in Australia

National Indigenous Human Rights Awards recognize Aboriginal rights struggle in Australia

The National Indigenous Human Rights Awards (NIHRA), in its second year, was held again at NSW Parliament Wednesday evening in October. These truly national awards recognise and acknowledge the most important social justice struggle... Read more »

First Nations Treaty(ies), Sovereignty and an Australian Republic

By Ghillar Michael Anderson Former PM Paul Keating’s foray back into Aboriginal politics (16 October 2015 Sydney Morning Herald article Paul Keating pushes ‘unfinished business’ of Indigenous treaty and republic) where he talks up... Read more »
Australian Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda delivers the 2015 Charles Perkins Oration at the University of Sydney. Photo by Sarah Rhodes

Commissioner Gooda pays tribute to Charles Perkins and warns of trend towards income management

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has warned of a “worrying” trend back towards income management with the passing of the Healthy Welfare Card through Federal Parliament this... Read more »

Baird government quietly cuts Aboriginal support

The NSW Opposition has condemned the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs’ failure to stand up for the Aboriginal community in NSW. The 2015/16 budget reveals a multitude of cuts affecting Aboriginal people in... Read more »

Land Council commits $16 Million for development of Aboriginal Communities

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has released a $16 million economic development policy to foster wealth creation for Aboriginal people over the next five years across the State’s 120 local Aboriginal... Read more »