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  • Meriki Onus
  • 6 May 2021

“I want to be known as a Gundijtmara activist”

Meriki Onus sits down with her Nan, Alma Thorpe, to discuss her amazing life as a communist, an Aboriginal Health Worker and above all, a Gundijtmara activist.

  • Alison Whittaker
  • 28 Apr 2021

Daily Reporting: Wayne Fella Morrison Inquest

  • Donny Imberlong
  • 20 Apr 2021

After Education


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Hear the families’ calls for justice, 30 years and 474 black deaths in custody since the Royal Commission

If we collectively support the families’ calls and call on governments to act, we can end this injustice once and for all. We cannot, and must not, wait another generation for change.

Aboriginal people need our lives to be valued, and our history and culture to be known and accepted

Human Rights Law Centre Director and Yorta Yorta woman, Meena Singh speaks of how little has changed and the current outcomes being a result of targeted policies.

For us, they are not just numbers, they are real women who matter

My name is Shirleen Campbell. I’m a mum, a grandmother, an aunty, a daughter, a sister, a wife and a proud Warlpiri and Arrernte woman who is a third generation resident of an Alice Springs Town Camp, Lhenpe Artnwe, better known as Hoppy’s Camp.
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Blak women are doing the work, are you listening?

We must love, support and protect each other at all costs. Not only through encouragement and uplifting words but by holding one another to account to uphold and protect the legacies that our old ones created.

Education system must move away from its colonial world view

Pro vice-chancellor of Indigenous strategy and leadership at the University of Newcastle, Nathan Towney, says the values system that underpins knowledge will determine how individuals and communities view the power generated and then influence how they use this power.

Why heritage does not ascribe cultural authenticity or authority

Senator McMahon has spoken at a Senate media inquiry where she criticised a media outlet for using the decades old slogan, Always was, always will be, citing herself as an authority and saying that it is offensive to non-Indigenous Australians. Identity politics a convenient tool of conservatives who often centre their own victimhood when racism is pointed out.

From Blackness – the genius and generosity of Steven Oliver

Dr Chelsea Watego celebrates the genius of Steven Oliver and the themes he addresses in 'Bigger and Blacker.'

The truth about Harmony Day

Luke Pearson unpacks the historical events that lead to Australia's replacement of the International Day to Eliminate all forms of Racial Discrimination with 'Harmony Day.' A day of erasure of truth under the guise of harmony.

Celebrating Warrior Women

This piece is a beautiful reflection on the power of Black women and a celebration of that power and its healing capabilities.

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