Aboriginal Issues

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.

Drug action team hosts NAIDOC celebration

 

· Wednesday, August 8, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre and Surry Hills Community Drug Action Team hosted a NAIDOC afternoon celebration.

Tin Humpy – a space to ‘mix and mingle’

 

· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Redfern has a new Indigenous-run café. We visited to find out more about the business and the woman behind it.

Revoicing the stories of Aboriginal women who’ve died in custody

 

· Thursday, July 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A possum-skin cloak covers a bed in a prison cell: the sole comfort in a room stripped of tenderness and care.

Apology to First Nations Peoples

 

· Thursday, July 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC) held its Reconciliation Week event on May 30, with an official apology to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.