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'None of this is right': Development plans spark fury at The Block

'None of this is right': Development plans spark fury at The Block

Towers up to 24-storeys high are now being proposed for the Redfern site, with no guarantees that affordable housing promised for indigenous families will eventuate.

  • by Carrie Fellner

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Anita Heiss on advocating Indigenous literacy and men who have influenced her

Anita Heiss on advocating Indigenous literacy and men who have influenced her

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia author Anita Heiss on her career and what she knows about men.

  • by Bernadette Clohesy
'I'm devastated': Paul Davis' disease has killed members of his family
Health

'I'm devastated': Paul Davis' disease has killed members of his family

Paul Davis, a former Balmain Tigers star, has been diagnosed with a disease that's taken the lives of many of his family members.

  • by Esther Han
We're a step closer to understanding Australia's first people
Indigenous

We're a step closer to understanding Australia's first people

Tens of thousands of years ago, Aboriginals, the world's first sea-farers came to Australia. Now ANU researchers think they know how they might have got here.

  • by Steve Evans
WA's remote communities: formed in hope, now left in limbo
Analysis
Scott Morrison

WA's remote communities: formed in hope, now left in limbo

While 12,000 outback residents wait in limbo, wounds left by the amputation of the state-Commonwealth relationship appear to be turning gangrenous.

  • by Emma Young
Two years after Moss report, still no decision on ACT remand centre
Indigenous

Two years after Moss report, still no decision on ACT remand centre

Almost two years after the Moss report into the death in custody of a young Indigenous Canberran, there is no commitment to build a new remand centre.

  • by Daniel Burdon
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Agency reveals 25 per cent premium for recruitment under staffing cap
Indigenous

Agency reveals 25 per cent premium for recruitment under staffing cap

The agency got a $40 million funding boost, but inflexible rules about hiring staff meant it wasn't able to actually use the money efficiently.

  • by Doug Dingwall
'A lot of anger towards us': growing up poor and Indigenous
Indigenous

'A lot of anger towards us': growing up poor and Indigenous

Roslyn Brown used to hide from the welfare department and grew up carting water from the river in Tumut.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
'Minority within a minority': drag stars compete for Miss First Nation

'Minority within a minority': drag stars compete for Miss First Nation

The hotel made famous by The Adventures of Priscilla is hosting a pageant about acceptance and self-worth.

  • by Garry Maddox
Greens warn of 'Franklin' campaign against Warragamba dam wall raising
Water

Greens warn of 'Franklin' campaign against Warragamba dam wall raising

Only a public campaign echoing the successful rescue of Tasmanian rivers from damming in the 1980s can preserve important Indigenous heritage sites and wild rivers on Sydney's doorstep, Greens say.

  • by Peter Hannam
Discrimination complaints in the ACT more than double: report
Disability

Discrimination complaints in the ACT more than double: report

In one complaint, a blind Canberran was refused service by a taxi driver because of his guide dog.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon