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Forget change the date – it's time to change the entire conversation about Australia Day

Forget change the date – it's time to change the entire conversation about Australia Day

Now is the perfect chance to recognise First Nations people and our long and strong contribution to this nation. Only then will reconciliation be possible.

  • by Shelley Reys

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Reconciliation report calls for concrete steps beyond just raising awareness

Reconciliation report calls for concrete steps beyond just raising awareness

Australians are more aware than ever of the impact of colonialism on Indigenous people and it's time to take 'brave' actions towards reconciliation, a new report says.

  • by Angus Livingston
From the Archives, 1957: Minister denies Aboriginal people cleared from SA atomic test site

From the Archives, 1957: Minister denies Aboriginal people cleared from SA atomic test site

The federal minister for supply, Howard Beale, denied that Aboriginal people had been cleared from Maralinga in preparation for atomic tests.

  • by Staff reporter
'It's like they lose who they are': Australian elders, aged care and respect

'It's like they lose who they are': Australian elders, aged care and respect

The West can learn a lot from Indigenous Australians about how to care for our elders.

  • by Christa Nicola
Scott Morrison tiptoes forward on Indigenous issues

Scott Morrison tiptoes forward on Indigenous issues

Perhaps the Prime Minister’s timid change to the anthem was his way of warming up for the challenge ahead.

  • by Sean Kelly
Indigenous people 'should have been' consulted on new Coon cheese name

Indigenous people 'should have been' consulted on new Coon cheese name

Stephen Hagan, who campaigned for 21 years to have Coon cheese renamed, is glad it's changed, but would have liked to have been consulted.

  • by Carolyn Webb
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She backed the anthem change, now Berejiklian should right a wrong on the Sydney Harbour Bridge

She backed the anthem change, now Berejiklian should right a wrong on the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Premier has it within her power to fly the Aboriginal flag over the Harbour Bridge permanently.

  • by Gary Nunn
'They ruled our lives': What impact has slavery had in Australia?
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'They ruled our lives': What impact has slavery had in Australia?

Many Australians might think that slavery never reached our shores but the history books tell a different story. So what did slavery look like in Australia?

  • by Ella Archibald-Binge
Plan for Indigenous Voice not bold enough to achieve reconciliation
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Plan for Indigenous Voice not bold enough to achieve reconciliation

The Federal government took a small step toward recognising Australia’s long Indigenous history over the New Year by changing one word of the national anthem.

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COVID-19 vaccine advertising campaign to target 'specific fears'

COVID-19 vaccine advertising campaign to target 'specific fears'

A $24 million ad campaign about COVID-19 vaccines will target women who are pregnant, as well as young families, migrants and Indigenous people.

  • by Katina Curtis
First Nations call on government to end water rights drought

First Nations call on government to end water rights drought

Aboriginal peoples barely own a drop of water in the Murray-Darling Basin water market, which is worth more than $16 billion.

  • by Mike Foley