Aboriginal Issues

Change the heart – a call to action

 

· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

In the week leading up to Australia Day on January 26, Aboriginal Christian leaders Aunty Jean Phillips and Brooke Prentis hosted 17 prayer meetings in every state and territory across Australia.

Three-day proposal for Australia Day commemorations

 

· Sunday, February 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Wesley Enoch from the Noonuccal Nuugi people of Stradbroke Island believes that the date of Australia Day should not change, but that the way it is marked should be.

Gathering Place on Caroline Street closes

 

· Friday, February 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Gathering Place in Caroline St built relationships with many Aboriginal people living on The Block as neighbours and friends.

Toward a truthful and hopeful national identity

 

· Wednesday, February 6, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Yabun is upbeat, inspiring, empowering and confronting.

Rock The Block

 

· Friday, December 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

For many of the couple of thousand people who attended over the day, Archie Roach’s heart-wrenching performance of “Took the Children Away” was a highlight.

Pemulwuy battles critics over student tower

 

· Thursday, November 15, 2018 · 1 Comment 

 

The Block nears a critical juncture as the Pemulwuy Project secures departmental support, but critics are angered that student housing takes pride of place.

New national day?

 

· Wednesday, October 10, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Despite a growing consensus pointing out the painful associations of January 26, endured by First Peoples as a date commemorating invasion, destruction of land and language, appropriation of…

Learning from Indigenous science

 

· Wednesday, September 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Indigenous Science Experience held during National Science Week as part of the Sydney Science Festival.

Because of her, we can

 

· Wednesday, August 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Friday July 13 saw a lively NAIDOC Week celebration at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern.

Commission spotlights predatory and deceptive practices

 

· Wednesday, August 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have been targeted or ignored by financial services.