Break Free arrestees and supporters outside the Downing Centre on November 8. Photo: Uri Windt

Local women in court for climate change protest

Elisabeth Drake, Janet Kossy and Alana West, all of Newtown, South Sydney Herald subeditor Miriam Pepper of Redfern and dozens of others from across Australia faced charges of…

Project Bantu uses Afro-Brazilian culture and the practice of Capoeira Angola to help young Indigenous people and refugees who’ve suffered trauma develop confidence and self-esteem. Photo: Supplied

‘Inhibitions flew out the skylight’

A mesmerising mix of music, movement and colour captured the hearts and hips of more than 120 patrons at a fundraiser for a dynamic program that helps young indigenous people and refugees recover from torture and trauma, held on November 19.

Vivid Memories 

Do your Christmas shopping at an Oxfam Shop to shop ethically – and to discover the story behind each of its unique, handmade gifts. Photo: Lara McKinley /OxfamAUS

Tis the season to shop ethically

Oxfam Australia is challenging the nation to make 2016 our most ethical Christmas yet by committing to purchase at least one ethically sourced item this festive season.

Wall and Choo’s book prompted a group of Indigenous Australians to look for their Filipino relatives and the Puertollano family (pictured) are reunited after 127 years. Photo: supplied

Families reconnect across time and tide

This collection of life stories from Filipino-Aboriginal Australians certainly fills a gap in Australia’s social history and it does so in a heart-warming, insightful and immensely readable way….

Nyukana Norris with Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara Lands Women’s collaborative Kungkarangkalpa – Seven Sisters, 2016. Photo: Courtesy Kaltjiti Arts, Fregon community

‘In this canvas is our story’

Nganampa Kililpil: Our Stars is the first major survey exhibition from the artists of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara (APY) Lands of central Australia – and it’s well worth the hike….

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